Service Agreement

The Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (RACS) is the body accredited and authorised to conduct surgical education and training in Australia and New Zealand. The administration and management of the Surgical Education and Training Program is delegated to the Neurosurgical Society of Australasia (NSA) in accordance with the Service Agreement. The Board of Neurosurgery has dual reporting roles and represents both the RACS and the NSA on all matters relating to the Training Program.

The Board of Neurosurgery

The Terms of Reference for the Board of Neurosurgery are available to download here . The current membership of the Board of Neurosurgery is as follows:

Mark Davies                         Chair (expires 8/7/2022)
Kate Drummond                  Elected member (expires 01/07/2020) - Ex-officio, Senior Examiner               
Mitchell Hansen                   Elected member (expires 04/03/2022)
Simon John                           Elected member (expires 01/12/2020)
Leon Lai                                 Elected member (expires 16/05/2022) – Younger Fellow Representative
Sharon Lee                            Elected member (expires 04/03/2022)
Ragavan Manoharan           Elected member (expires 31/12/2020) - Trainee Representative
Sarah Olson                          Elected member (expires 24/03/2020) - Ex-officio, NSA President
Stephen Santoreneos         Elected member (expires 01/12/2020)
Nick Vrodos                          Elected member (expires 25/11/2022)
Teresa Withers                    Elected member (expires 01/07/2020)
Andrew Law                         Ex-officio, Chair of the Examinations Committee
Bruce Hall                             Ex-officio, RACS Specialty Councillor


    All correspondence must be directed to:

    Neurosurgical Society of Australasia
    Tenancy 5, Level 1
    550 Lonsdale Street
    Melbourne Victoria 3000
    Phone +61 3 9642 4699
    Fax +61 3 9642 5611