MRO Courses 2019 

Certification - 2 day course

Melbourne - Thursday 25 and Friday 26 July 2019

Register here

Recertification - 1 day course

Sydney - Saturday 23 March 2019 - Register here

Melbourne - Friday 26 July 2019

Workplace Drug & Alcohol Workshop, Sydney Friday March 22. View update 

Further information on these courses email


Resources & Links

Useful Links

  • ANZSOM Annual Scientific Meeting 2018, Melbourne, 7th - 10th October

    Perspectives in Occpational Medicine. The Australian and New Zealand Society of Occupational Medicine (ANZSOM) extends a warm invitation to their 2018 Annual Scientific Meeting, to be held from Sunday 7 to Wednesday 10 October at the recently refurbished Pullman Melbourne on the Park. 

    A diverse program will highlight varying perspectives in occupational health including clinical updates, legal considerations, setting-specific issues (e.g. rural health) and much more! The workshops will build practical skills and site visits will bring learning to life across a number of fascinating workplaces around Melbourne.

    The conference will appeal to the wide range of professionals working in workplace health and provide unique networking opportunities. Join us as we also celebrate our 50th Anniversary! Link to the conference can be found here

  • Fentanyl use across the country - The availability of controlled-release formulations of fentanyl and advanced delivery methods has seen substantial increases in the use of fentanyl worldwide since the 1990's. The article can be found here
  • Snapshot of Drug Addiction in Australia - 10 interesting stats on the treatment of drug dependency actoss Australia including update of opiod pharmacotherapyabout. The article can be found here.
  • WorkSafe Alcohol and Other Durgs Policy Guidance Guidance now live on the WorkSafe webiste. The PDF can be found here. 
  • The Australian Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) AOD web site has a comprehensive suite of AOD information including general informaion about drugs and alcohol, their effects, rehabilitation, model programs, testing programs as well as the relevant CASA legislation:

  • National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre (NDARC), University of NSW. NDARC is a research centre for drugs and alcohol usage in Australia and monitors trends in drug use in Australia. It is an excellent source of information about the usage of drugs of abuse in the Australian population.
  • National Drugs Campaign. Run by the Australian Government Department of Health and Aging, this organisation's web site provides information on the use of drugs, their effects and associated physical and mental health problems.
  • Australia Drug Foundation - Drug Info. Provides information about the use of alcohol and other drugs, and the prevention of harms associated with these.
  • The U.S "Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration" (SAMHSA) website has useful information including data on substance usage in the U.S. population:
  • U.S. MRO Organisations:

Medical Review Officer Certification Council:

American Association of Medical Review Officers: