Western Australia


2022 Events

51st WA Annual Scientific Meeting and Annual General Meeting

  • When:19–20 August 2022
  • Where: Crown Towers, Perth

For more information, please email events@aoa.org.au

COVID-19 events vaccination policy

At its December 2021 meeting, the AOA Board approved the 'AOA vaccination requirement at AOA scientific meetings and events policy'. The policy details AOA's requirement for all scientific meetings and events that attendees be vaccinated against COVID-19, and notes that relevant meetings and events will be held in a hybrid model to facilitate attendance by unvaccinated people. Please review this policy before registering for any AOA events. 

2023 WA Branch ASM

  • When:18–19 August 2023

For other meeting dates please consult the AOA Calendar

Orthopaedic Services Claims Advisory Review Panel (WA) 

Led by the Australian Orthopaedic Association (WA Branch) and supported by WorkCover WA, this innovative initiative will run on a trial basis and see the formation of an expert panel to review submitted surgery proposals/quotes in relation to the application of MBS item numbers and descriptors, with a view to providing informed, non-binding recommendations.

See the OSCARP page here


Chair Nicole Leeks

Secretary Kate Stannage

Regional Manager Julia Holloway
PO Box 5535
Canning Vale (S) WA 6155
T 08 9455 7000
E julia.holloway@aoa.org.au

WA Executive Committee

Nicole Leeks                Chair
Kate Stannage   Honorary Secretary 
Simon Smith    Rural Representative 
Gareth Prosser    Scientific Convenor 
Peter D'Alessandro   Younger Fellows Representative 
Li-On Lam    Training Representative 
Richard Carey Smith   General Committee Member
Angus Keogh   General Committee Member
Simon Zilko    General Committee Member
Greg Witherow    RACS Representative 
Dror Maor  

AMA and ASOS Representative

WA Regional Training Committee

Directors of training and representatives

Li-On Lam                Chair
Tom Bucher   DOT – Fremantle Hospital / Bone School Representative
Murray Blythe   DOT – Joondalup Health Campus
Greg Hogan   DOT – Royal Perth Hospital
Nicole Leeks   State Chair
Markus Kuster   Research Representative 
Simon Wall   SIMG Representative
Clem McCormick                DOT – Perth Children's Hospital
Ross Radic   DOT – Royal Perth Hospital
Chris Jones   DOT – Fiona Stanley Hospital
David Kelly   Trainee Representative
Harry Stock    DOT – Bunbury Regional Hospital; St John of God Hospital
Antony Liddell   DOT – Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital

Heads of department and representatives

Aaron Tay                Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital
Homan Zandi   Joondalup Health Campus
Omar Khorshid   Fremantle Hospital 
Andrew Mattin   Fiona Stanley Hospital
James Plant   Royal Perth Hospital 
Gareth Prosser                Fiona Stanley Hospital
Kate Stannage   Perth Children's Hospital
Allen Chong   Bunbury Regional Hospital