AOA Victorian Branch Winter Welcome 2017

Download the Winter Welcome Program.

Date: Friday 4 August 2017

Scientific Afternoon

12–6pm, Hughes Room, RACS

Cocktail Evening

6.30–11pm, The Residence, Grand Hyatt

Read more and register on the registration page.

2017 Victorian Orthopaedic Community Soccer Event

All members, partners & families are warmly invited to the Victorian Orthopaedic Soccer Community Shield Event.

Date: Sunday 17 September
Venue: Soccer 5s Dandenong, 29 Brindley St, Dandenong
Time: 10.30am – 5.00pm

     10.30am – warm up and teams' assembly
     11am – kick off
     12pm – lunch
     5pm – awards and wrap up

This family event will be a great opportunity to socialise with friends and colleagues, and will include:

     A pitch for children to play on
     A jumping castle
     Bubble soccer
     A visit from players from the Melbourne Victory Soccer team – bring your jersey for signatures

A delicious lunch will be provided.

In 2016, we had six inspirational orthopaedic unit teams competing, and we hope that this year even more teams will take part – you can read about last year's event in the Summer 2016 Bulletin (member login required).

Dust off those soccer boots, select your hospital soccer team and start training.

AOA's 2018 Victorian Branch Annual Scientific Meeting 

Date: Friday 23–Sunday 25 February 2018
Location: Mantra – Lorne, Victoria

For more information, visit:

For other VIC meeting dates please consult the AOA Calendar.

The Victorian Archive

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Marinis Pirpiris


David Shepherd


Minoo Patel


Timothy Lording

Scientific Secretary

Andrew Beischer

VIC Branch Director

Grant Pang

VTRTC Representative

Regional Manager,
Victoria and Tasmania

Sarah Cartwright
PO Box 3314
Richmond, VIC 3121
T  0488 080 919
F  02 8071 8002

Co-opted Members

Stephen Doig

ASOS Representative
Government Sub-Committee Representative

Michael A Johnson

AOA Professional Standards and Conduct Representative

John Cunningham

AMA Victoria Representative

Richard Kjar

Rural Surgeons Representative

Nigel Broughton

RACS Victoria Representative
VASM Management Committee Representative

Minoo Patel

AOA Continuing Orthopaedic Education Representatives

Marinis Pirpiris

Continuing Professional Development Representative
AOA Code of Conduct Review Representative

Annette Holian

Victorian Orthopaedic Women's Link Representative