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How to become a member

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Membership of the ANZGOSA is open to all surgeons with an interest in diseases affecting the upper gastrointestinal tract, including diseases of the stomach and the oesophagus.

Benefits of membership - current

  • Discount of Annual Scientific Meeting registration fees
  • Subscription to a bi-monthly electronic newsletter
  • Development of multi-site clinical projects
  • Access to the Members Only section of the website
  • Eligibility to attend the AGM, stand for election, and participate in Association activities
  • Opportunity to network with peers

Benefits of membership - future

  • Subscription to an appropriate journal
  • Eligibility to apply for research funds from the Association
  • Eligibility to apply for international Fellowships

Membership categories

Those who join the ANZGOSA in the first 12 months (2006/07) will join as Founding Members.

Full member

Medical practitioners with an interest in Upper Gastrointestinal, Gastric and/or Oesophageal surgery practice who hold FRACS or equivalent.
Full members are entitled to full voting rights, and may stand for office.

Associate member

Trainees or retired Upper Gastrointestinal surgeons, and other health professionals working in the area of Upper Gastrointestinal, Gastric and/or Oesophageal practice.
Associate members do not have voting rights, and are unable to stand for office.


Fees and subscriptions are set by the ANZGOSA Board. GST is payable on all fees.

Founding member annual subscription $AUD250 (inc. GST)
Founding associate member annual subscription $AUD125 (inc. GST)

(A discounted subscription is available to members who are also financial members of ANZHPBA; $400 for full membership of both Associations.)

How to apply

Simply complete a Membership Application Form and submit it to the Secretariat.

For the 2007 year, applicants must be approved by a member of the Membership sub-committee. In future years, applicants must be nominated by a current member of the ANZGOSA and approved by the Membership sub-committee.

Membership of the ANZGOSA can be cancelled at any time by submitting a request in writing to the Secretariat.

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