Topic outline

  • General

    Laboratory Managers Association of South Australia Inc.

    The Laboratory Managers Association of South Australia Inc. was formed in 1994 to facilitate training, education and development of members and to assist in communicating ideas and information. The association is open to all persons working as Science laboratory personnel in the education environment in both state and independent schools.

    The association is run by members for members. An elected executive committee meets on the second Monday of each Term at the Education Development Centre.

    The association is affiliated with CEASA.


    The Laboratory Managers Association of South Australia Inc :
         *fosters mutual support and sharing of members knowledge and experience
         *promotes networking and PD opportunities
         *and empowers members
    to provide safe and positive outcomes that enhance Science education.

    We believe that laboratory personnel are integral in improved student outcomes.

    By providing technical support to teachers and students we encourage the exploration of the sciences.

    We model and encourage safe work practices.


    * To act as a support for members
    To facilitate Training, Education and Development
    * To assist in communicating ideas and information

  • Relieving Staff

    LMASA can provide a list of people willing to act as relieving staff, in school laboratories.

    If you require relieving staff, please contact:
         Margaret Boyle
         Eynesbury Senior College
         15-19 Franklin Street
         Adelaide, SA 5000
         Ph: 8216-9115 (direct)
              8410-5388 (school)
        Fax: 8410-5253

    If you wish to be included in the list of relieving staff, please complete the Relieving Staff Form below, and post to Margaret.

  • Membership

    A new online membership system is being set up for 2019. It should be ready Mid-February. 

    Contact Rianne Wright if you wish to join before then. Membership is currently $50 p. a., due in January.

    Membership fees for professional associations are tax deductible!

    Membership Provides:
    • issues of our newsletter "The Spatula"
    • members prices at our annual conference and our other functions
    • indemnity insurance for the association plus the Eastern & Hills, Western, Northern and Southern Hub Group meetings
    • information on interstate conferences
    • access to an email distribution list of members
    • access to a further 'members only' web page
    • Contact Details


      Despina Karlovassitis (Desi) 
      c/- Loxton High School 
      PO Box 446
      LOXTON  SA 5333 
      Phone: (08) 8584 7339 
      Fax: (08) 8584 7765 


      Margaret Boyle
      Eynesbury Senior College
      5-19 Franklin Street
      Adelaide, SA 5000
      Ph: 8216-9115 (direct)
             8410-5388 (school)
      Fax: 8410-5253


      Rianne Wright

      c/- Immanuel College

      32 Morphett Rd


      Phone (08) 8294 3588

      Fax (08) 8294 2658



      Sheryl Hoffmann

      c/- Concordia College

      24 Winchester St

      HIGHGATE SA 5063

      Phone (08) 8272 0444


      • Access to Our Member's Only Webpages

        The LMASA has a webpage filled with useful information, resources and archived copies of The Spatula. You need to be a current financial member to access the page. Please follow the instruction below.