Update from GSA on RACS COVID-19 response

Posted: 11th of March, 2020

The situation with COVID-19 is changing rapidly, and the College is continuing to monitor advice from relevant government departments.

We have received notice today that the upcoming May Fellowship Exam (written and clinical components) has been postponed until further notice. Any queries regarding the RACS Fellowship Exam should be directed to

We are working with the College to manage the implications of this decision, as well as the cancellation and/or postponement of the GSA Educational Program delivered in the Regions. We will continue to update you as more information is available, including the delivery of educational content in an online format wherever possible.

These are extraordinary times, and we appreciate the anxiety and disappointment these decisions will cause for many of you. The GSA Board and our staff remain committed to the wellbeing of all our members, trainees, IMGs, and your patients.

Should you have any concerns, please contact me via our Executive General Manager, Sarah Benson, at

Trevor Collinson FRACS | President
General Surgeons Australia