Committees

The Transplantation Society of Australia and New Zealand (TSANZ) is the peak body for transplantation therapy in these jurisdictions. The TSANZ Council is responsible for conducting the affairs and business of the Society and for arranging the programme for meetings of the Society.

The TSANZ Scientific Program and Education Committee (SPEC) is responsible for Scientific Aspects of the Annual Scientific Meeting (ASM), as well as the Postgraduate Course (PGC), Masterclass in Transplantation and related educational activities. In addition, SPEC advises council in several areas.

The TSANZ has created a number of Advisory Committees and Working Groups to provide advice in the areas of organ retrieval, allocation, standards of transplantation therapy, including the associated science and practice of transplanting organs.  

The National Indigenous Kidney Transplantation Taskforce (NIKTT) is responsible for providing advice on the development, implementation and evaluation of NIKTT strategies.

The OrganMatch application system provides the platform to improve the equity and efficiency of the organ offer, allocation and acceptance processes.