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Policy Update - Academic Misconduct Policy

20 February 2024

This notice is to advise that the RACGP has updated the Academic Misconduct Policy. The updated policy will come into immediate effect, superseding the previous corresponding policies as of Tuesday, 20 February 2024.

What has changed?

Affected clause




Clause 7.4.i.l has been added to reflect that the Academic Misconduct Committee can impose sanctions to prohibit RAGCP examiners from participating in an RACGP examination.

This update clarifies that the Academic Misconduct Committee may impose sanctions on RAGCP examiners if they have engaged in academic misconduct. Previously, sanctions only referenced registrars.

When do these changes take place?
The changes take place on 20 February 2024.

Where can I view the documents?
The new documents can be accessed below:

All training program policies and handbooks can be accessed via the RACGP website.

What if I have questions?
If you have any enquiries relating to the updated policies, please contact educationpolicy@racgp.org.au