All the financial members of the Society residing in a particular State or Territory of Australia or New Zealand are considered to be members of the RMSANZ Branch that has been established for that area. To date the RMSANZ Board has established four branches: New South Wales / Australian Capital Territory, Queensland, South Australia / Northern Territory and Victoria / Tasmania.
The key functions of the RMSANZ Branches include:
Provide advice to the Advisory Council in relation to Rehabilitation Medicine related issues within the region.
Develop and deliver local educational activities and resources to meet the needs of Rehabilitation Physicians and trainees, and other members of the rehabilitation team.
Support RMSANZ Members through the provision of a discussion forum for issues of mutual interest.
Provide advice to the RMSANZ Board to assist in the development of responses to enquiring agencies or position statements reflecting the views of Rehabilitation Physicians in the region as required.
NEW SOUTH WALES / AUSTRALIAN CAPITAL TERRITORY
Established in May 2015. The current chair of the Branch Committee is A/Prof Steven Faux.
Formed in May 2017. The current chair of the Branch Committee is Dr David Eckerman.
SOUTH AUSTRALIA / NORTHERN TERRITORY
Established in January 2016. The current chair of the Branch Committee is Dr Andrew Wilkinson.
VICTORIA / TASMANIA
Established in September 2016. The current chair of the Branch Committee is Dr David Murphy.