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 […]

Location Feature – Invercargill

New Zealand’s southernmost city and capital of the Southland offers an adventure like no other.   So right down the bottom?   Yes. RIGHT down the bottom! If you look at it on a map, it’s actually FURTHER south than Tassie!  Informally called ‘City of Water and Light’ after the long summer daylight hours and regular […]

Location Feature – Hervey Bay

Slightly perplexed by the rave reviews we keep posting about this sweet little speck on the Queensland coastline? Hervey Bay is arguably one of our most loved locum spots and we’ve compiled all the sono intel we have to detail exactly why you should consider this option when it’s open!   Hervey where?   Located on […]

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 – […]

Locuming with a Dog

  Whether you are locuming with a dog, children or caravan set-up, it’s always good to know what you need to plan for and learn from others that have gone before you. We’ve had many a locum that has travelled with their lassie in tow – here are a few tips and tricks they have […]