AOA President, Ann Van Heest, MD, FAOA, connected with Australian Orthopaedic Association (AOA) Past President, Dr. Chris Morrey, to discuss their new programs that have been put into place to diversify the orthopaedic specialty, how the AOA is trying to improve healthcare in regional/rural areas, and how they implemented competency based training into their healthcare system. The Australian Orthopaedic Association is hopeful that the future of orthopaedics will continue to improve by training a diverse, competent fleet of surgeons. to provide equitable healthcare.