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RANZCP Committees

A list of the RANZCP committees is provided below.

For more information about an individual committee, including current membership, please contact

More about the College's governance structure
Committees organisational chart [PDF; 132 KB]

Board Committees

Audit Committee

Corporate Governance and Risk Committee

Education Committee

Finance Committee

Membership Engagement Committee

Practice, Policy and Partnerships Committee

Members' Advisory Council

Appeals Committee

Membership Conduct Committee

Overseas Trained Psychiatrists Representative Committee

Trainee Representative Committee

Education Committee Subcommittees

Accreditation Committee

Committee for Continuing Professional Development

Committee for Education Evaluation, Monitoring and Reporting

Committee for Specialist International Medical Graduates Education

Committee for Examinations

Case History Subcommittee

Objective Structured Clinical Examinations Subcommittee

Scholarly Project Subcommittee

Written Examination Subcommittee

Committee for Training

Australian Branch and New Zealand National Training Committees

Joint Training Committee Dual Fellowship Training Program

Subcommittees for Advanced Training (SAT): 

SAT Addiction Psychiatry

SAT Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

SAT Consultation–Liaison Psychiatry

SAT Forensic Psychiatry

SAT Psychiatry of Old Age

SAT Psychotherapies Psychiatry

SAT Training Adult Psychiatry

Practice, Policy and Partnerships Committee subcommittees

The Practitioner and the Profession Portfolio:

Committee for Evidence-Based Practice

Committee for Professional Practice

Committee for Research

Partnerships and External Relations Portfolio:

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Mental Health Committee

Community Collaboration Committee

Te Kaunihera

Membership Engagement Subcommittees

Awards and Recognition Committee

Journals Committee

Member Welfare Committee

Psychiatry Interest Forum Advisory Group

Australian Branch and New Zealand National Committees

New Zealand National Committee

ACT Branch Committee

NSW Branch Committee

NT Branch Committee

QLD Branch Committee

SA Branch Committee

TAS Branch Committee

VIC Branch Committee

WA Branch Committee

Bi-national Faculty Committees

Faculty of Addiction Psychiatry

Faculty of Adult Psychiatry​

Faculty of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Faculty of Consultation–Liaison Psychiatry

Faculty of Forensic Psychiatry

Faculty of Psychiatry of Old Age

Faculty of Psychotherapy

Bi-national Section Committees

Section of Child and Adolescent Forensic Psychiatry

Section of Early Career Psychiatrists

Section of Electroconvulsive Therapy and Neurostimulation

Section of History, Philosophy and Ethics of Psychiatry

Section of Leadership and Management

Section of Neuropsychiatry

Section of Perinatal and Infant Psychiatry

Section of Private Practice Psychiatry

Section of Psychiatry of Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities

Section of Rural Psychiatry

Section of Social & Cultural Psychiatry

Section of Youth Mental Health

Faculty and Section Subcommittees (previously known as Branch Faculty/Section Committees)

Faculty Subcommittees

Section Subcommittees


Family Violence Psychiatry Network Committee

Military and Veteran’s Mental Health Network Committee

Working Groups

Alcohol Harm and Mental Health Working Group


Committee Meeting Operations Regulations

All committees have individual Regulations/Terms of Reference, which outline at a minimum:
  • the Committee’s role(s)
  • responsibilities
  • reporting relationships
  • composition/membership
  • election/appointment/casual vacancy processes.