Objectives of the Society

  1. To facilitate the acquisition and dissemination of knowledge in the field of antimicrobials;
  2. To encourage communication and cooperation between those actively engaged in the field of antimicrobials and related disciplines;
  3. To hold meetings and conferences in furtherance of objectives 3.1 and 3.2;
  4. To demonstrate publicly the need for an educated and considered approach to the use of antimicrobials;
  5. To subscribe to or become a member of and cooperate with any national or international body whose objectives are similar to those of the Society;
  6. To print or publish any periodicals, books or papers that the Society may think desirable for the promotion of its objectives;
  7. To encourage research in the study of antimicrobials by grants from funds of the Society or through the Society and by the establishment of scholarships and awards in such a manner as the Society determines;
  8. To establish, endow, contribute to, organise and manage provident or benevolent funds for the benefit or assistance of members of the Society;
  9. To provide advice to administrative, scientific and other bodies on matters concerning antimicrobials;
  10. To do all such things as are incidental and related to the field of antimicrobials including (but not limiting the generality of the foregoing):
    (i) The purchase, sale, lease, mortgage or otherwise dealing with any real or personal property;
    (ii) The investment of Society funds not immediately required in such as manner as may be permitted by law of the State of Western Australia for the investment of trust funds;
    (iii) The taking out of such policies of insurance as the Society shall deem necessary;
    (iv) The operation of a current banking account at any bank;
    (v) The entering into any contract for or on behalf of the Society.