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Corporate entry Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (RACS) (1927 - )

From
1927
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Functions
Education, Medical Research, Advisory or regulatory body, Association and Society or membership organisation
Website
http://www.surgeons.org/
Reference No
ABN: 29 004 167 766
Location
College of Surgeons Gardens, Spring Street, Melbourne, Victoria 3000

Summary

The Royal Australasian College of Surgeons was established in 1927. It is a non-government organisation run by a Council made up of elected members from throughout Australia and New Zealand who work in an honorary capacity. There are also co-opted members to represent surgical specialties. The College trains around 90 per cent of all surgeons practising in Australia and New Zealand and is also responsible for maintaining surgical standards in Australia and New Zealand.

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Archival resources

National Library of Australia

The University of Melbourne Archives

  • Department of Otolaryngology - Bionic Ear Records, 1949 - 2000; The University of Melbourne Archives. Details

Published resources

Book Sections

  • Smith, Colin, 'The Shaping of the RACS, 1920-1960', in D.E. Theile; P.H. Carter and C.V. Smith (eds), Royal Australasian College of Surgeons Handbook 1995, Royal Australian College of Surgeons, Melbourne, 1995, pp. 13-54. Details

Online Resources

Ailie Smith