The Abdominal Radiology Group of Australia and New Zealand (ARGANZ) is a not-for-profit group uniting radiologists from Australia and New Zealand with an interest in imaging and image guided treatment of patients with diseases of the abdomen. The scope of ARGANZ does not include obstetric imaging. 

ARGANZ was formed and exists under the umbrella of RANZCR as a Special Interest Group (SIG) and adheres to its rules and regulations. 

Aims and Objectives


to provide a forum for exchange of scientific and clinical information among ARGANZ members 

Advocacy and Representation 

To Government 

to provide clinical and scientific expert consensus and opinion to RANZCR and, if explicitly delegated on behalf of RANZCR, advice and lobbying of state and federal governments and other organizations involved with policies of concern to ARGANZ members 

To Community 

to endeavour to provide relevant and current information regarding imaging and radiological management of abdominal diseases to non-radiological community of patients and referrers 

To Peers 

to facilitate interaction with other radiological, medical and allied health groups and organization involved in management of abdominal diseases at national and international levels 


to promote education and research activities in abdominal imaging in Australia and New Zealand.  This includes an annual meeting with international keynote speakers supported by an expert local Australian & New Zealand faculty, dedicated abdominal imaging workshops, ARGANZ research and education grants and access to online resources.   

We encourage ongoing collaboration with our clinical colleagues by promoting clinical meetings relevant to abdominal radiologists. 

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