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The Australian National Stop Osteoporotic Secondary Fractures Alliance (or SOSFA) is an Alliance made up of several dozen organisations from across Australia, with each Member being listed below.

All Members agree to the SOSFA Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) which outlines the objectives of the Alliance, its governance structure and Member commitments. Organisations who are interested in joining the Alliance can access and consider the MOU by clicking on the link to the left.

Australian Orthopaedic Association


The Australian Orthopaedic Association (AOA) is the peak professional organisation for orthopaedic surgery in Australia. 

Australian and New Zealand Society for Geriatric Medicine


The Australian and New Zealand Society for Geriatric Medicine is a Specialty Society representing medical practitioners who care for older people. 

Healthy Bones Australia


Healthy Bones Australia, formerly Osteoporosis Australia, is a national not-for-profit consumer organisation focused on reducing broken bones and improving bone health across Australia.

Musculoskeletal Australia


Musculoskeletal Australia has been supporting people with arthritis and musculoskeletal conditions for over 50 years.



COTA Australia’s role is to promote, improve and protect the wellbeing of older people in Australia as citizens and consumers.

Carers Australia


Carers provide unpaid care and support to family members and friends who have a disability, mental illness, chronic condition, terminal illness, an alcohol or other drug issue or who are frail aged.

The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists


RANZCR drives optimum health outcomes by leading, training and sustaining our professionals in radiation oncology and clinical radiology

Royal Australian College of General Practitioners


The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP) is Australia’s largest professional general practice organisation and represents urban and rural general practitioners.


The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists


RANZCOG acts as an advocate for women's healthcare by developing policy and guidance that outlines safe woman-centred maternity care in Australia, New Zealand and overseas.

The Royal Australasian College of Physicians


The Royal Australasian College of Physicians (RACP) connects, represents and trains Physicians and trainee physicians across Australia and New Zealand.

Royal Australasian College of Surgeons


The Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (RACS), formed in 1927, is a non-profit organisation training surgeons and maintaining surgical standards in Australia and New Zealand.

Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine


The Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine is accredited by the Australian Medical Council (AMC) for setting professional medical standards for training, assessment, certification and continuing professional development in the specialty of general practice.

The Health Care Consumers’ Association


The Health Care Consumers’ Association (HCCA) is a health promotion organisation that provides a voice for consumers on local health issues and provides opportunities for health care consumers in the ACT to participate in all levels of health service planning, policy development and decision making.

Carers NSW Australia


Carers NSW is a not-for-profit registered charity. Carers NSW works with all carers regardless of their age, location, life-stage or circumstances. This includes those caring for individuals with support needs relating to ageing, disability, health and mental illness.

Arthritis & Osteoporosis Tasmania


Arthritis & Osteoporosis Tasmania is a not for profit (incorporated association) established in 1976.  They provide programs and services to support people with arthritis, osteoporosis and related conditions.

Arthritis & Osteoporosis Tasmania

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Since 1972, Arthritis & Osteoporosis WA have grown to become the leading organisation solely dedicated to reducing the disabling effects of musculoskeletal conditions in WA.

Country Women's Association NSW


The CWA is the largest women's organisation in Australia and aims to improve conditions for country women and children.

Country Women's Association of WA


We are a proud and active women’s organisation, working to improve the welfare and wellbeing of people everywhere, especially in country and regional areas.  CWA of WA encompasses the entire State, with branches throughout Western Australia, both in metropolitan and rural areas.

South Australia Country Women's Association


The South Australian Country Women’s Association has been serving the community since 1929. It is a not for profit, non party political and non sectarian. The organisation works to promote the welfare and conditions of life for women and children, of all ages, whether in the city or country.

Queensland Country Women's Association


With three Regions, twenty Divisions and over two hundred and forty Branches, the QCWA is the largest and most widespread women’s organisation in Queensland. Since 1922, the QCWA has been about women from all over Queensland coming together for many different reasons including meeting new people, making new friends, learning new skills or getting involved in the community.

Pharmaceutical Society of Australia


PSA is the only Australian Government-recognised peak national professional pharmacy organisation representing all of Australia’s 31,000 pharmacists working in all sectors and across all locations.


Exercise and Sports Science Australia


Exercise & Sports Science Australia (ESSA), formerly known as the Australian Association for Exercise and Sports Science (AAESS), is a professional organisation which is committed to establishing, promoting and defending the career paths of tertiary trained exercise and sports science practitioners.

Australian and New Zealand Bone and Mineral Society


ANZBMS is a professional medical / scientific society established in 1988 to bring together clinical and experimental scientists and physicians actively involved in the study of bone and mineral metabolism in Australia and New Zealand

Garvan Institute of Medical Research


The Garvan Institute of Medical Research is one of Australia's premier medical research institutes. 

Australia New Zealand Orthopaedic Nurses Alliance

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ANZONA is an international organisation that was set up by local Orthopaedic Nursing associations throughout New Zealand and Australia.

Endocrine Society of Australia


The Endocrine Society of Australia (ESA) is a national non-profit organisation of scientists and clinicians who conduct research and practice in the field of Endocrinology.

Rehabilitation Medicine Society of Australia and New Zealand


The RMSANZ is a membership driven, not for profit organisation which was formed to maintain the professional identity of Rehabilitation Physicians; advocate for our patients in a way that is flexible and allows us to maintain control; preserve and build our external relationships with our allied health and nursing colleagues, with other bodies including governments and in the international rehabilitation arena; and promote professional education. 

Australian College of Nurse Practitioners


The Australian College of Nurse Practitioners (ACNP) is the national peak body for Nurse Practitioners and Advanced Practice Nurses in Australia. 

The ACNP is active in advancing nursing practice and improving access to health care. 

ANZAC Research Institute


A biomedical research institute with a focus on ageing and to improve the future health and medical care for the Australasian community.

Australian and New Zealand Society for Sarcopenia and Frailty Research


ANZSSFR is a professional, scientific society dedicated to the promotion of clinical, basic and translational research on sarcopenia and frailty in Australia and New Zealand. We aim to disseminate current knowledge of sarcopenia and frailty, along with deepening the understanding of muscle, bone and joint disease.

Australian Physiotherapy Association


The Australian Physiotherapy Association (APA) is the peak body representing the interests of Australian physiotherapists and their patients.

Dieticians Association of Australia


DAA is a leading voice in nutrition and dietetics in Australia.

Australian Rheumatology Association


The ARA supports and educates members and other practitioners in the musculoskeletal field to enable provision of best possible management for patients.

Australian and New Zealand Falls Prevention Society

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The ANZFPS was formed in 2006 to promote the multidisciplinary study and implementation of falls prevention in older people.

Australian and New Zealand Hip Fracture Registry


The ANZHFR is a clinical registry that collects data on the care provided, and the outcomes of care, to older people in Australia and New Zealand, admitted to hospital with a fracture of the proximal femur.

Public Health Association Australia


The Public Health Association Australia seeks better population health outcomes based on prevention, the social determinants of health and equity principles.

Endocrine Nurses' Society of Australia Inc.


The Society promotes collaboration between health professionals and is committed to the advancement of the art and science of endocrine nursing as a specialty field. Through the development of standards of practise, enhancing clinical expertise and promoting and encouraging nursing research.

Australian Institute for Musculoskeletal Science


AIMSS aims to develop and promote collaboration between our members, while focusing on performing high quality multi-disciplinary and translational research on ageing and musculoskeletal diseases. 

Australian and New Zealand Orthopaedic Research Society


The Australian and New Zealand Orthopaedic Research Society (ANZORS) is a dynamic society that attracts researchers and clinicians in the field of Orthopaedics from Australia and New Zealand. 

The Australian Healthcare and Hospitals Association

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The Australian Healthcare and Hospitals Association (AHHA) is Australia’s national peak body for public and not-for-profit hospitals and healthcare providers. Our vision is for a healthy Australia supported by the best possible healthcare system.

Older Women’s Network New South Wales

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The Older Women’s Network New South Wales (OWN NSW) was established in 2001 as the peak body for OWN Groups across NSW. As a peak body we are recognised and consulted at all government levels on such issues as violence and abuse, homelessness, transport, health and housing, as well as home, community and residential care. The aim of each OWN Group is to promote the rights, dignity and wellbeing of older women.

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