Annual report and strategy


Annual report

2012 Annual Report [PDF, 2.4 MB]
Annual report archive

The 2012 RANZCP Annual Report includes:

  • membership statistics 
  • review of the year's activities
  • list of Fellows honoured for their achievements
  • reports from
    • the President, Honorary Secretary, Treasurer and CEO
    • Boards of Education and Practice and Partnerships
    • the Branches
    • the Faculties, Sections and Special Interest Groups
    • the Overseas-Trained Psychiatrists' Representative Committee and the Trainee Representative Committee
  • college awards
  • lists of new Fellows and Certificates of Advanced Training
  • financial report.
2012-2014 RANZCP Strategic Plan cover


Strategic plan

The RANZCP Strategic Plan details the College’s vision, objectives, values and strategic priorities for 2012–2014.

Download RANZCP Strategic Plan 2012–2014 [PDF, 253 KB]

The RANZCP is a collegial community of medical specialists committed to these objectives:

1. Preparation of medical specialists in the field of psychiatry

1.1 Provides the leading role in the training, support and examination of specialist psychiatrists.
1.2 Actively involved in the assessment, orientation and support of overseas trained psychiatrists.

2. Support and enhancement of clinical practice

2.1 Sets and supports standards of psychiatric practice.
2.2 Supports and provides lifelong learning via formal continuing professional development (CPD) and conference activities.

3. Enhancing the value of College membership

3.1 Provides a broad range of relevant services, support and resources to all College members.
3.2 Responds to members’ needs through new initiatives, advocacy and representation.

4. Influence and leadership across the mental health sector

4.1 Takes a leading role in the mental health sector and the ongoing development/progression of mental health policy, practice and administration.
4.2 Provides informed input in workforce development, distribution, role evolution, regulation and accreditation.
4.3 Publishes leading psychiatric journals.

5. Partnerships and collaboration

5.1 Collaborates with people with mental illness, their families and carers to maximise opportunities for recovery.
5.2 Actively forms partnerships and alliances to improve the mental health of our community.

6. Organisational effectiveness and performance

6.1 Strives to achieve excellence in respect to organisational governance, culture, systems, employment and calibre of staff. 


Operational Plan

►Download Operational Plan [Excel file, 180 KB; member log-in required]

The CEO and General Managers, with support from College staff, have together developed an Operational Plan that contains initiatives, projects and policies that the RANZCP will implement as a means to deliver on the priorities and objectives in the RANZCP Strategic Plan 2012–2014.

This document doesn’t capture every piece of work the College has underway; however, it is a detailed and comprehensive plan that is designed to provide RANZCP members with an insight into the College's activities.

Members' comments and feedback on this plan are most welcome. The Operational Plan contains contact details for relevant RANZCP staff; please feel free to contact the CEO or staff if you would like further information or you would like to discuss any item.