SIRT

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Scientists in Reproductive Technologies (SIRT) is a professional group representing the scientific membership of The Fertility Society of Australia. As such it is bound by the constitution of The Fertility Society of Australia.

SIRT History

SIRT was founded in the early 1990’s to promote professional excellence amongst the scientists working in the field of assisted reproduction and fertility. SIRT now has in excess of 500 members.

SIRT Mission

In addition to the objectives of The Fertility Society of Australia, SIRT’s role is to promote the education and training of scientists working in reproductive technologies and to promote high standards within the profession, in particular through the promotion of research and dissemination of scientific information within the membership.

SIRT aims to act as a resource for formulating a consensus on scientific issues and guidelines for best scientific practice within The Fertility Society of Australia and other professional bodies.

SIRT scientists in reproductive technologies

SIRT Membership

Full Membership is open to any person who is currently engaged in scientific (non-clinical) activities associated with the field of human reproduction and requires a person be nominated and seconded by a current financial member of SIRT.

Benefits of SIRT Membership

SIRT Membership Fees

  • Full Membership costs $75 per annum.

  • Renewing Members (prior to 30th March) costs $55 per annum.

  • Renewing Members (on or after 1st April) costs $75 per annum.

  • Student / Concessional Membership costs $37.50 per annum.

Student / Concessional Membership is open to any person engaged in scientific activities associated with the field of human reproduction currently enrolled in a tertiary institution as a full-time student in the field of reproductive biology or other science-related degrees. This information must be verified by the Head of the Department. Student / Concessional Membership requires a person to be nominated and seconded by a current financial member of SIRT.

  • Associate Membership costs $82.50 per annum

Associate membership is open to any persons and/or organizations that have an interest in, and support the aims and objectives of, SIRT. Associate membership does not entitle access to: CPD scheme Full Members contact details SIRT Mail facility Voting rights within SIRT Executive & non-Executive positions within SIRT

SIRT Committee

The current committee members are:

Dr Kristy Demmers

Ms Jayne Mullen

Dr Lisa Lee

Ms Winter Oh

Dr Rebecca Kelley

Dr Kiri Beilby

Ms Rachel Wicks

Ms Kailin Yap

Dr Fabrizzio Horta

Ms Elina Roumian

Ms Simone Cook

Representation

Various bodies, including FSA, RTAC, MTAAC, QUPP and NPAAC, decide the legislation, regulations, guidelines and Codes of Practice under which our profession functions. Formal SIRT representation is critical for us to direct, promote and enhance our profession.

SIRT Regional Representatives address the specific needs of each region (NZ, Tas, Vic, NSW, Qld, WA, SA/NT, ACT).

SIRT Representatives

Regional SIRT Representatives

Regional SIRT Representatives - Sub-Committee

  • Representatives Coordinator: Kailin Yap
  • Australian Capital Territory & New South Wales: Elina Roumian
  • New Zealand: Jeanette MacKenzie
  • Northern Territory: Hanada Ghazala
  • Queensland: Kaitlyn Larson
  • South Australia: Helana Shehadeh (Acting Rep), Avi Sani (Rep)
  • Tasmania: Imogen Liew
  • Victoria: Azelle Hawdon
  • Western Australia: Kaitlyn McGinty