Victoria & Tasmania

The VIC/TAS Training Committee of the Australian Board in General Surgery is responsible for providing recommendations and advice to the Board on regional issues including trainee requests, selection, hospital inspections, and educational courses.

The membership and 2021 meeting dates are listed below.

Victorian/Tasmanian Training Committee

Chairperson

Dr Satish Warrier, FRACS

Deputy Chair

Professor Glenn Guest, FRACS

Training Guide

Download the 2021 VIC-TAS Training Guide.

2021 VIC/TAS Training Committee Meeting Dates and Requests Due

Meeting Date: Tuesday 16 February 2021
Trainee request/agenda items due: Tuesday 26 January 2021

Meeting Date: Tuesday 20 April 2021
Trainee request/agenda items due: Tuesday 30 March 2021

Meeting Date: Tuesday 15 June 2021*
Trainee request/agenda items due: Tuesday 25 May 2021

Meeting Date: Tuesday 24 August 2021
Trainee request/agenda items due: Tuesday 3 August 2021

Meeting Date: Tuesday 16 November 2021
Trainee request/agenda items due: Tuesday 26 October 2021

*PLEASE NOTE: As per the Board in General Surgery Training Regulations all requests for the following year (for interruption/extension to training, transfer etc) must be approved by 31 July by both the VIC/TAS Training Committee and Australian Board in General Surgery. Requests submitted after this date will only be considered in exceptional circumstances. Requests for medical or parental interruption will be provided with exemptions to this timeline provided appropriate documentation is submitted with the request and adhere to all relevant College Policies.

Term Dates

Term 2 – 2020
End Date: Sunday 31 January 2021

Term 1 – 2021
Start Date: Monday 1 February 2021
End Date: Sunday 1 August 2021

Term 2 – 2021
Start Date: Monday 2 August 2021
End Date: Sunday 6 February 2022

Assessments

2021 VIC/TAS Assessment Due Dates

Submission of assessment paperwork due no later than:

  • Term 2 2020
    End of Term: 5pm Sunday 31 January 2021
  • Term 1 - 2021
    Mid Term: 5pm Sunday 2 May 2021
    End of Term: 5pm Sunday 1 August 2021
  • Term 2 - 2021
    Mid Term: 5pm Sunday 31 October 2021
    End of Term: 5pm Sunday 6 February 2022

2021 Event Dates

Simulation Sessions

Three simulation workshops will be conducted at the RACS Skills Centre, East Melbourne, supported by industry partnership. These workshops deliver high quality advanced simulation workshops to complement regular training and are free of charge to all Trainees/SIMGs.

Simulation Course Dates:

  • Workshop 1 – Laparoscopic Tissue Approximation - 17th April 2021
  • Workshop 2 – Laparoscopic Common Bile Duct – 24th July 2021
  • Workshop 3 – Laparoscopic Inguinal Hernia – 16th October 2021

For all queries please contact:

Karen Clark
Regional Executive Officer
E: karen.clark@generalsurgeons.com.au

T: 0436 910 919

 
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