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 below. The current membership of the Board of Neurosurgery is as follows:

  • Mark Davies  (NSW) - Chair (expires 08/07/2019)
  • Rodney Allan (NSW) - Elected member (expires 19/04/2019)
  • Arnold Bok (NZ) - Elected member (expires 25/09/2017)
  • Robert Campbell (QLD) - Elected member (expires 21/03/2017)
  • Chris Daly (VIC) - Elected Trainee Representative (expires 31/12/2016)
  • Kate Drummond (VIC) - Elected member (expires 01/07/2017), Ex-officio, Senior Examiner
  • Michael Murphy (VIC) - Elected member (expires 04/03/2019)
  • Stephen Santoreneos (SA) - Elected member (expires 01/10/2017)
  • Teresa Withers  (QLD) - Elected member (expires 01/07/2017)
  • Nick Vrodos (SA) - Elected member (expires 25/11/2019)
  • Christopher Lind (WA) - Neurosurgical Society of Australasia President
  • Bruce Hall (QLD) - Ex-officio, RACS Specialty Councillor
  • John Laidlaw  (VIC) - Co-opted member, Past Chair (expires 08/07/2017)

The Management Staff

The staff responsible for the Surgical Education and Training Program in Neurosurgery are:

Chief Executive Officer
Stacie Gull

Education and Training Officer
Ainslee Jabbour

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