The Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (RACS) is a non-for-profit organisation training and educating surgeons and advocating for quality surgical standards in New Zealand and Australia. RACS is the unifying voice for surgery across nine specialties, including general surgery. Its qualification, FRACS, stands for excellence in surgical care. RACS’ library services, professional development and skills courses, scholarships, audit & logbook tool (MALT) are invaluable resources for surgeons, surgical trainees and vocationally registered IMGs. The JDOCS resources provide extensive information for doctors interested in a surgical career. RACS’ nine training programmes and its CPD programmes are accredited by the MCNZ and the AMC.