Statement of ObjectsThe objects for which the Association is established
The objects of the Medical Surgical Assistants Society of Australia (MSASA) are:
- The name of the Association hereinafter called ‘the Association’ is the ‘Medical Surgical Assistants Society of Australia Incorporated’.
- The objects for which the Association is established are:
- To maintain, improve, advance and promote ethical standards, integrity and reputation of Australian medical surgical assistants.
- To maintain, improve, advance and promote the use of qualified medical surgical assistants in surgery in order to ensure the highest possible standards of safety in surgical practice.
- To research, establish and promote policies for the effective use of medical surgical assistants in modern surgery.
- To increase the medical professions’ awareness of the role of medical surgical assistants in modern surgery.
- To represent both industrially and politically the professional concerns of Australian medical surgical assistants.
- To encourage the involvement of medical surgical assistants in issues of concern to the medical profession and thereby maintain and protect the economic viability of quality medical surgical assistants in surgical practice.
(b) To accept contributions and donations from the public whether of real or personal estate and devises and bequests for all or any of the purposes aforesaid and to sell and dispose of or (as far as permitted by the law) to lease and accept surrenders of leases and manage all real estate (including leasehold) so received and generally to manage, invest and expend all moneys and property belonging to the Association. In case the Association shall take or hold any property which may be subject to any trusts the Association shall only deal with the same in such manner as allowed by law having regard to such trusts.
(c) In furtherance of the objects of the Association to subscribe, donate and become a member of and cooperate with any other body of persons incorporated or unincorporated having objects similar or partly similar to the objects of the Association including the learned Colleges and established medical organisations.