Postgraduate Medical Councils (PMCs)* in each State and Territory in Australia and the Education Committee of the Medical Council of New Zealand are generally responsible for supporting and developing the education and training requirements for junior doctors and hospital medical officers in their prevocational years and through this improve the management of patient care.
PMCs have a range of responsibilities, which vary between states and may include:
|NSW||Health Education and Training Institute (HETI); http://www.heti.nsw.gov.au/medical/w4/i1007456|
|NT||Northern Territory Postgraduate Medical Council (PMCNT); http://www.ntpmc.com.au|
|QLD||Postgraduate Medical Council of Queensland (PMCQ); http://www.pmcq.com.au|
|SA||South Australian Institute of Medical Education & Training (SAIMET); http://www.saimet.org.au/|
|TAS||Postgraduate Medical Council of Tasmania (PMCT); http://www.pmct.org.au|
|VIC||Postgraduate Medical Council of Victoria (PMCV); http://www.pmcv.com.au|
|WA||Postgraduate Medical Council of Western Australia (PMCWA); http://www.pmcwa.health.wa.gov.au/home/|
|NZ||Medical Council of New Zealand Education Committee; http://www.mcnz.org.nz|
*PMCs mean the Postgraduate Medical Council or equivalent body in each state and territory of Australia, and New Zealand.