Latest news in the Framework review

The review is currently in Phase 3: Preparation. This phase of the review will focus on communicating and developing national guides and training material to support implementation, as well as developing a process for certification of PGY2 and the detailed specifications for an e-portfolio. The AMC will continue to consult and collaborate with stakeholders throughout Phase 3.



Important news

The AMC has published the revised Framework documents. PGY1 components are to be implemented in 2024. PGY2 components can be implemented flexibly across 2024 and 2025 by postgraduate medical councils and health services. More information on the key changes to the Framework and the full Framework documents are available here



Review communiques, including formal consultation documents will be provided here.

December 2022 – Update on resources to support the Framework

May 2022 – Update on progress and the next phases of the review

December 2021 – Confirming Review status and preparation and implementation timelines.

Expressions of Interests to develop a detailed requirements document for an e-portfolio to support the revised two year prevocational framework have now been received.
Submissions will be evaluated and a successful applicant will be appointed to begin work on the detailed requirements.

August 2021 – Final consultation on review and development work

March 2021 – Formal consultation on review and development work

September 2020 – Formal consultation on review and development work

April 2020 – Review scope formally confirmed

Important note about expanded scope of the review: AMC to conduct the work arising from COAG Review of Medical Intern Training

In 2018, Health Ministers’ released their response to the 2015 Council of Australian Governments Health Council (COAG) Review of Medical Intern Training. New South Wales was the jurisdiction tasked to lead national implementation of key recommendations, with an immediate focus on developing a two-year Capability and Performance Framework, Entrustable Professional Activities (EPAs) and specifications for an e-portfolio, on behalf of the Australian Health Ministers’ Advisory Council (AHMAC). Given the overlap and interdependency of the two projects, it has been agreed that the AMC will conduct this work on behalf of AHMAC.

October 2019 – Formal consultation on scope of review

August 2019 – Notice of commencement of review