Affiliations & Links

NZAGS is strongly affiliated to the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons in delivering training to General Surgery trainees and promoting Continuing Professional Development (CPD). 

To keep up to date with the College activities in New Zealand please visit the RACS NZ page.


Trainee interests are represented by the RACS Trainees Association (RACSTA).


NZAGS works closely with General Surgeons Australia (GSA) through the Board in General Surgery to provide governance of the General Surgery SET training program in New Zealand and Australia.


There are also a number of allied professional groups:


Australian and New Zealand Gastric & Oesophageal Surgery Association (ANZGOSA)


Australian and New Zealand Hepatic, Pancreatic & Biliary Association Inc. (ANZHPBA)

Breast Surgeons of Australia & New Zealand (BreastSurgANZ)


Colorectal Surgical Society of Australia & New Zealand (CSSANZ)


Obesity Surgery Society of Australia and New Zealand (OSSANZ)


The Transplantation Society of Australia and New Zealand (TSANZ)


Australia & New Zealand Association for the Surgery of Trauma (ANZAST)