2024 AOA Knowledge Summit: Improving performance |14–15 June | Cairns

Register & book accommodation now to secure your spot at this highly anticipated event. 


2024 ASM — 'Making data the solution'

13–17 October, Brisbane. Register now. 
Abstract submission is open and closes 3 May. 

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AOA Research Foundation grants open now

Members: apply now for support for your research initiatives. Applications close 30 April.

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AOA Bulletin Spring 23: The trainee experience

Members, read the latest AOA Bulletin, focused on the AOA training program – from the perspective of those with recent experience of it, accompanied by articles from people tasked with its review.

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2023 AOA Annual Report

Chronicling the challenges, progress, and achievements of the past financial year. 

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2023 AOANJRR Annual Report

Celebrating two million joint replacement procedures logged to date, look back on a rewarding year advancing the wonder of movement.

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Regional strategy – equitable rural health through 2024 and beyond

Regional Orthopaedic Surgery Strategic Plan 2022–2024

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Dealing with knee osteoarthritis?

Find out what osteoarthritis really means and the different ways it can be managed

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Has your orthopaedic care been rescheduled?

Read about managing hip and knee arthritis during COVID-19 restrictions 

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AOA members and ANZHFR co-director honoured

Congratulations to members David Stabler (left, OAM) and Graham Gumley (right, AM) and ANZHFR Co-Director Professor Jacqueline Close on receiving Australia Day honours.

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Research Foundation grant and scholarship applications open

Apply for financial support across a variety of research initiatives. Submissions close 5.00pm AEST 30 April 2024.


Hospitals failing to clear waiting lists for surgery — The Australian

AOANJRR Clinical Director Paul Smith comments on the need for increased and sustained funding to clear elective surgery wait lists.

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Announcing Avant as an AOA Alliance partner

AOA are pleased to announce a new alliance with Avant, Australia's leading member-owned medical defence organisation. 

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Announcing Findex as an AOA Alliance partner

AOA are pleased to announce a new alliance with Findex, one of Australasia's leading providers of integrated financial advisory and accounting services. 

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Consider donating to Orthopaedic Outreach

Whether it's $50 or $500, all donations to Orthopaedic Outreach are tax deductible.

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Information on arthritis

Patients who understand their condition are more likely to cope with managing their day-to-day problems – patient education is an important part of arthritis management.

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Culture, diversity and inclusion

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Promoting and enabling access for all people into and within the profession of orthopaedic surgery.


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