A Special Interest Group (SIG) is a group of members who share an interest in advancing a specific area of knowledge, learning or clinical expertise. The aim of a SIG is to provide a network to develop and a platform for members to communicate, meet and/or organise conferences and to develop strategies for advocacy and growth of relevant aspects of the specific area

Interventional Oncology (IO) SIG

The aim of the IO Special Interest Group is to advance the practice of IO within Australia and New Zealand, and to acknowledge and promote IO as a special interest area of Interventional Radiology. To view the full terms of reference and specific objectives of the IO SIG – click here.

Membership of the IO SIG – NOW OPEN

IRSA Members – Membership is open to all financial members of IRSA for no additional fee. IRSA members will need to confirm their membership of the IO SIG on an annual basis. If you wish to join, please complete the application form here.

Non-IRSA memberscan join the IO SIG by submitting an application form, nominated and seconded by one full member of the IO SIG (listed below).

The application for membership will be ratified by the SIG Committee Chair.

Membership renewals will be sent to members one-month prior to expiry.

To join, please CLICK ON this link

IO SIG’s Workplan

The IO Committee have developed a Work Plan, which drives the strategy and initiatives of the SIG over a 12-month period. The IRSA Executive have approved the Work Plan and monitor progress against the plan on a quarterly basis. A copy of the IO SIG’s workplan for 2021 can be viewed here

Interventional Oncology SIG Committee

The IO SIG Committee govern the IO SIG. The IO SIG committee meet quarterly. An IO SIG update is provided by the Committee on the IO SIG workplan at the IRSA Annual General Meeting.

SIG Committee members will be given a two-year term, after which they can re-apply for the role for a further two terms.

SIG Committee members must be members of the IO SIG.

For further information about the role, including the aims and objectives of the IO SIG, and meeting requirements, please refer to the Terms of Reference attached. If you have any questions, please contact the IRSA secretariat at secretariat@irsa.com.au


Dr Nick Brown (Co Chair)

Dr Marcus Myktowycz (Co Chair)

Dr Jonathan Tibballs

Dr Ahmed Al-Hindawi

Dr Lourens Bester (RANZCR Representative)