The Australian Orthopaedic Association National Joint Replacement Registry (AOANJRR) is an initiative of the Australian Orthopaedic Association (AOA). The AOANJRR was established in 1999 becoming fully national in mid 2002. The purpose of the AOANJRR is to improve and maintain the quality of care for individuals receiving joint replacement surgery. Information on hip, knee, shoulder, elbow, wrist, ankle and spinal disc replacement is collected from all hospitals in Australia undertaking joint replacement surgery.
The Commonwealth of Australia has declared the AOANJRR a Federal Quality Assurance Activity under part VC of the Health Insurance Act, 1973.
The AOANJRR is funded by the Commonwealth Department of Health.
Interim Registry Clinical Director
Professor Paul Smith
Deputy Registry Clinical Directors
Mr Peter Lewis
Professor Chris Vertullo
Dr Michael McAuliffe
Assistant Deputy Registry Clinical Directors
Mr James Stoney
Professor Richard Page
Mr Peter Stavrou
Registry Executive Manager
Ms Kathy Hill
Please direct all enquiries to the Registry Executive Manager
T: +61 8 8128 4280
AOANJRR approaching 2 million joint replacement procedures in Australia
1 Oct 2022
Australian Orthopaedic Association National Joint Replacement Registry (AOANJRR), Adelaide, South Australia
The AOANJRR has released its Annual Report for 2022 documenting the outcomes of 1,853,452 primary and revision procedures (796,686 hips, 980,419 knees and 76,347 shoulders). This is the 23rd Annual Report on the AOANJRR's core activity of routine collection, analysis, and up-to-date reporting of current practice and results. Historically, this information has changed practice and improved outcomes not only in Australia but also internationally. Accompanying the annual report are 15 supplementary reports on arthroplasty topics, as well as detailed analyses of all prostheses identified as having a higher than anticipated rate of revision.
The AOANJRR Annual and Supplementary Reports are available for download on the AOANJRR website from 1 October 2022: