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The major objective of the Airway Management Special Interest Group (SIG) is the promotion of science and education by the exchange of ideas between anaesthetists with a particular interest and involvement in airway management.


If you’d like information on joining the Airway Management Special Interest Group, download an application form or contact Events.


The Airway Management SIG satellite meetings at the ASA NSC and ANZCA ASM. Click here to see upcoming SIG events

Airway Management SIG Newsletter

The executive committee of the Airway Management SIG have created a newsletter which will be disseminated to members twice annually. It contains a brief overview of the Special Interest Group, accomplishments, planned activities, achievements and resources and information on the current SIG executive.

Following editions will include information about upcoming meetings, a research section featuring a summary of recent publications, and will highlight topics attracting interest. Ideas and suggestions for future issues are welcome. Key sections from the newsletter include:

Achievements and resources
Past and future events
Introduction of the executive
Airway literature
Message from chairman and history

For a copy of the October 2017 newsletter, please contact the SIG coordinator.

August 2018 newsletter

Airway Alert Checklist

Please click here for the airway alert checklist

Topicalisation and Sedation for Awake Fibreoptic Intubation

Please click here for the Topicalisation and Sedation for Awake Fibreoptic Intubation booklet.


Position Name Region
Member Dr Linda Beckmann Qld
Member Dr Pierre Bradley Vic
Member Dr Paul Baker NZ
Member Dr Yasmin Endlich SA
Member Dr Richard Semenov SA
Member Dr Andy Heard WA
Member Dr Drew Heffernan NSW
Member Dr Keat Lee Vic
Member Dr Reny Segal Vic
Member Dr Tish Stefanutto NSW
Member Professor Andre Van Zundert Qld
Member Dr Chris Jephcott NZ
Member Dr Gordon Chapman WA
Honorary member Professor Ellen O’Sullivan Ireland
Co-opted Dr Gerri Khong NSW
Co-opted Dr Adam Rehak NSW

For further information contact Events or phone +61 3 9510 6299 or visit the ACE website.