ANZ Hernia aims to foster best practice of hernia management in Australia and New Zealand and achieve the highest standard patient outcomes.

Foster a hernia surgical community within this craft group with associations to international hernia societies.

Advocacy to surgical societies and regulating bodies on the best practice, management and governance of hernia surgery practice.

Advocate for achieving best standard practice for hernia surgery via training particularly at the post-fellowship level.

Advise and advocate for ongoing research within New Zealand and Australia as well as collaboration with international hernia projects for scientific advancement.

Advocate for monitoring of standards in hernia surgery by supporting surgical systems governance of national and international Hernia Clinical Quality Registries.

Support a patient centred approach in hernia surgery with development of education and resources for patients and consumers.