Associated Organisations

Royal Australasian College of Surgeons
The Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (RACS), formed in 1927, is a non-profit organisation training surgeons and maintaining surgical standards in Australia and New Zealand. The College’s purpose is to be the unifying force for surgery in Australia and New Zealand, with FRACS standing for excellence in surgical care.

American Society of Plastic Surgeons
The American Society of Plastic surgeons is the largest plastic surgery specialty organisation in the world. Founded in 1931, the Society is composed of more than 7,000 physician members and represents more than 94 percent of all board-certified plastic surgeons in the United States who perform cosmetic and reconstructive surgery. The Australian Society of Plastic Surgeons is proud to be a sister organisation to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons.

Better Health Channel
The Better Health Channel provides health and medical information to help individuals and their communities improve their health and wellbeing. Information on the Better Health Channel is provided to help people stay healthy or understand and manage their health and medical conditions. It does not replace care provided by medical practitioners and other qualified health professionals.The Better Health Channel was established in May 1999 by the Victorian (Australia) State Government.

CAPS
The Cosmetic, Plastic, Micro and Reconstructive Surgery Association for Nurses and Allied Health Professionals working in any of these areas, to develop greater expertise in the nursing, caring and empathy of their patients and promotion of their awareness of new technological developments.