AUSTRALIAN MEDICAL COUNCIL
L I M I T E D
SPECIFICATIONS AND ASSESSMENT CRITERIA FORAUSTRALIAN MEDICAL COUNCIL EXAMINATIONS
As the information contained in this booklet replaces that in previous editions of the Examination SpecificationsBooklet, candidates are advised to study this booklet closely before presenting for AMC examinations.Candidates should note that the AMC is not involved in the administration of Medicare. Any questionsconcerning the restrictions on Medicare Provider Numbers applying to international medical graduatesshould be directed to the General Practice Branch of the Australian Government Department of Health andAgeing. Nor is the AMC involved directly in aspects of registration to practise, which are the responsibility ofstate and territory medical practitioner boards/councils.Examination requirements may change. All matters concerning the AMC examination, including anychanges in the format and content or associated procedures, will be conveyed to candidates in writing by theSecretariat. Candidates are recommended to regularly check the AMC website for updates.
STATEMENT ON PRIVACY
The AMC is required to observe the provisions of the Privacy Amendment (Private Sector) Act 2000 (effectivefrom 21 December 2001) which sets out the requirements for the collection and use of personal informationcollected before and after that date.Each of the application forms required by the AMC includes a statement relating to the AMC’s privacyprocedures. Each must be signed by the applicant to give formal consent for the AMC to collect and holdpersonal information.If the consent is not provided, the AMC will not be able to process the application.