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The Laryngology Society of Australasia (LSA) was formed to promote Laryngology in Australasia for Otolaryngologists, Speech Pathologists and Voice Scientists. The fundamental purpose is to hold meetings at which those interested in Laryngology can discuss clinical practice and present research papers.
The LSA was formed in 2012 with the aim of promoting excellence in Laryngology in Australia and New Zealand.
An overall interest is taken in the development of the speciality in Australia and New Zealand. The LSA provides a liaison with similar organisations internationally, especially through Asia and the Pacific region.
The society intends to hold a major meeting at least every 2 years, with the option to hold annual meetings or smaller meetings in conjunction with other groups as decided by the Committee.
The first AGM was held on 28 July 2013 at St Vincent’s Campus, Victoria Street, Darlinghurst, NSW. The proposed Constitution can be viewed here.
THE LARYNGOLOGY SOCIETY OF AUSTRALASIA (LSA) Mission Statement
The Laryngology Society of Australasia was founded in 2012 with the aims to:
- advance education and research in all aspects of laryngology
- promote current best practice training and treatment in laryngeal structure, function and disorder throughout Australasia
- establish and maintain communication between professionals in the field of laryngology, liaise with other similar organisations worldwide and furthermore advocate with government and health providers, and
- facilitate meetings, workshops, conventions and other educational activities for those interested in laryngology to foster development of basic sciences and related clinical practice.