Location Feature – Nhulunbuy

Nhulunbuy is a small town on the Gove Peninsula that serves as a hub for East Arnhem Land. Erin Mathieson had the opportunity to locum out there for a few weeks in March and she very kindly shared her experience!   Nhulunbuy through a sono’s eyes The town here in Gove is pretty small, about […]

Impatient for lift-off?

Considering locuming but only new to the profession of sonography? We regularly receive enquiries on this and thought it would be useful to share our insights! The short answer…it is possible, but slightly more nuanced than you might expect.   The past is the past…. Historically speaking, locuming as a new graduate wasn’t on the […]

What’s in a society?

Professional development is important for sonographers as it is regularly linked to job satisfaction. However, at times, it can be difficult to attain due to life-circumstances, employment, and geographical location. One way of attaining both CPD points and achieving some of our own professional goals, is by joining a society.   Many of these societies are set […]

Sono Feature – Being Your Own Boss

Ever considered setting up your own imaging practice? We talked to Jarrod French on his motivations and experience setting up his sonographer run clinic in Burnie and why he’s branched out to create a franchising option. As a teenager, Jarrod had an x-ray on his ankle and a conversation with the radiographer led him to […]

Volunteering – Vietnam

Allison Kearns, adventure, travel and outdoors queen, has lived and worked in locum and permanent roles across Canada, New Zealand and Australia.    Say WHAT?! You went to Vietnam for work? Tell us more! I went to Hanoi, Vietnam for 5 days with 5 other Radiology Across Borders (RAB) volunteers to deliver the VITAL PROJECT. […]

Breaking the Mould – In Bali!

MSK Australia sono Matt Gourlay gives us the background as to why he and 2 others broke out of the scanning room and delved into the world of providing CPD – they’ve been running fun, good quality conferences in Bali and Noosa for six years now.    How did MSK Australia come about?  The Australian conference […]

Location Feature – Port Lincoln

Tempted to keep this secret to herself…we twisted Isla Lucas’ arm until she spilt the beans on her recent locum in the isolated corner of South Australia. Short version – put it on your MUST SEE LIST!   What did you enjoy the most about your placement?   I had a BLAST in Port Lincoln – […]

Endometriosis – Resource Yourself

Endometriosis is a very topical issue in ultrasound currently and for good reason – it is estimated to affect 1 in 7 Australian women and people assigned female at birth.  It can wreak havoc on people’s lives causing pain, infertility, and poor quality of life. And while surgery has historically been the primary method of […]

Locuming in New Zealand

  Keen on heading over to NZ for some sightseeing and locuming? It may feel like a lot to tackle but from what we hear, it is well worth the effort! Be it for a ski season, hiking the hills or simply enjoying their coffee and wine (🙋‍♀️ that’s us!)…here are the main points to consider […]