The College advocates on behalf of Fellows, providing a strong
and clear voice for surgeons. In doing so, the College ensures that
the government is well acquainted with the needs and views of
surgeons. This section of the site includes statistics relating to
the surgical workforce and our policies and position papers.
The College produces information about the surgical workforce
and training in Australia and New Zealand in order to help
government to make informed decisions regarding health
Policies of the College are written and published to enable
transparency in how the College operates. Position Papers that
represent the recommendations of the College and its preferred
position on surgical issues.