Schedule of routine events:

Board Meetings 4-6 per annum Nov | Feb | Apr | Jun | Aug | Oct (AGM), Executive meetings 2 weeks preceding the Board Meetings. Conference Organising Committee monthly until May then fortnightly until conference.

February:
– Action plan for year ahead.

April:
– Review of Awards and Scholarship for current year.

June:
– Call for nominations from BOD:
– Vacant Exec positions (if any).
– Expressions of interest from BOD due to re-nominate or step-down from the Board.
– Call for Award nominations.
– Call for Scholarship nominations.

July: (out of session)
– Election of Executive Positions (if nominations exceed applications), approval by BOD requested.

August:
– Call to membership for Nomination to the BOD

September: (out of session)
– BOD Nominations election (if nominations exceed applications).

October:
– BOD elections completed, results are then presented to the Executive group, once approved by the BOD then the candidates are advised (in-confidence). Announced at AGM.

November:
– First meeting of new BOD, appointment of chairs of committees.


Conference DRAFT plan Location by Jurisdiction (2009-2043)

Conference LocationYear 2009-2024Draft 2025-2043Year Cycle
NSW2014, 20192026, 2032, 20386
VIC2010, 2013, 2017, 20232028, 2034, 20406
QLD2011, 2015, 2022, 20242030, 2036, 20426
NZ2009, 2025, 2031, 20376
WA2009, 2012, 20182027, 203912
SA203312
ACT203512
NT204112
TAS2029, 204312
Strategy alternating with High Attendance Locations (NSW/QLD/VIC) with Low Attendance Locations.

Policy / Guidelines / Pro-forma

GuidelinesAlt. FormatOld Versions
2020 ATS Scholarship Guidelines2002, 2015
2022 ANZTS Style Guide
Pro-Forma (if format not stated then .pdf)Alt Format
2022 ANZTS Letterhead.docx
2022 ANZTS Background – Zoom/Teams .png.pptx
2022 Reporting Template for Committees / Special Interest Groups .docx.docx
2022 Letter of Membership renewal .docx.docx
2022 ANZTS Join Today Membership Flyer.pptx
2022 Pull Up Banner 2000×850.pdf

Terms of Reference

2022 TOR Education Committee
2022 TOR Special Interest Group – Injury Prevention


Memorandum of Understanding

2012 Australian & New Zealand Association of Surgeons of Trauma (ANZAST)


Agreements

2021 -2024 The Association Specialist – Secretariat Services

2012-2021 Injury Journal – Affiliation Agreement

2022 ANZTS Logo Copyright

2022 – 2023 Liability Insurance (7th March)


Research Supported

2022 Traumatic Brain Injury – Prof Melinda Fitzgerald

  • ‘AUS-mTBI: designing and implementing novel health informatics approaches to improve outcomes for people with mild TBI across Australia’

Board of Directors Meetings

DATEMembership #
Oct 2023AGM 2023 (Links in AGM section)
12 Sep 2023Agenda | Minutes | Finance Report | Secretariat Report – Virtual
25 Jul 2023Agenda | Minutes | Finance Report | Secretariat Report – Virtual
16 May 2023Agenda | Minutes | Finance Report | Secretariat Report – Virtual
21 Feb 2023Agenda | Minutes | Finance Report | Secretariat Report – Virtual
22 Nov 2022Agenda | Minutes | Finance Report | Secretariat Report – Virtual
27 Sep 2022Agenda | Minutes Draft | Finance Report | Secretariat Report – Virtual
3 Sep 2022AGM 2022 (Links in AGM section)
26 Jul 2022 Agenda | Minutes | Finance Report | Secretariat Report – Virtual
19 Jun 2022Special General Meeting | Minutes | Notes | Resolution – Virtual
7 Jun 2022Agenda | Minutes | Finance Report | Secretariat Report – Virtual
28 Mar 2022Agenda | Minutes | Finance Report | Secretariat Report – Virtual
21 Feb 2022Agenda | Minutes | Finance Report | Secretariat Report – Virtual
27 Sep 2021Agenda | Minutes | Finance Report | Secretariat Report – Virtual
10 Sep 2021Agenda | Minutes | Finance Report | Secretariat Report – Virtual
10 Sep 2021AGM 2021 (Links in AGM section)
9 Aug 2021Agenda | Minutes | Finance Report | Secretariat Report – Virtual
1 Jul 2021Agenda | Minutes | – Virtual – Special Meeting
24 Nov 2020Agenda | Minutes | Finance Report | Secretariat Report – Virtual
30 Oct 2020AGM 2020 (Links in AGM section)
6 Oct 2020Agenda | Minutes | Finance Report | Secretariat Report – Virtual
6 Mar 2020Minutes – Strategic Planning Meeting, Melbourne, Victoria

Appointing a Director

Proforma Announcement
ANZTS Members are invited to submit a nomination to be a part of the ANZTS Board for the period 20XX – 20XX. There are five (5) board positions available to be filled on the ANZTS Board this year and members are encouraged to nominate. These positions will be voted on just prior to the AGM and announced at the upcoming Annual General Meeting during the conference. 
 
The ANZTS Board By-Laws prescribe that the ANZTS Board must consist of at least: 
·        Two (2) Australian residents; and 
·        Two (2) New Zealand residents; and 
·        May not exceed 50% representation from any one jurisdiction (e.g. State or Territory of Australia). 
All prospective directors are required to have a director identification number provided by Australian Business Registration Service.
 
If you would like to nominate yourself or your colleague, please complete the attached ANZTS Board Nominations Form and send it to the ANZTS Secretariat no later than 5pm AEST Friday – DD MMM YYYY. 
 
Further enquires related to the board roles and responsibilities can be obtained from the Secretariat admin@anzts.com.au

An election will be held if the number of nominations received, exceed the current vacancies.

2024 ANZTS Director Nomination form

Board Induction Pack
ACNC Governance for Good (May 2018)
ACNC Managing Conflicts of Interest
ASX Corporate Governance & Principles (V4)
Duties and Liabilities of Directors (2017)
TAS Code of Conduct