We are delighted to invite you to this Conference, which will address how to improve the ways we support people with a life limiting illness and their families to live, die and grieve well.
Australian Midwives is a moving collection of real-life stories from Australian midwives working in remote areas of Australia. They share with author Paula Heenan their experiences of that most commonplace but miraculous event, the birth of a child.
From now until the Federal election on 2 July, arthritis organisations across Australia are running the #SpeakUp4Arthritis campaign to lobby Federal Parliamentarians for better programs to support people with arthritis.
We need your help
You are invited to the launch of
ABORIGINAL CHILDREN, HISTORY AND HEALTH:
BEYOND SOCIAL DETERMINANTS
edited by John Boulton
Emeritus Professor of Paediatrics at the University of Newcastle, Australia
with a Foreword by Professor Colin Tatz, Politics and International Relations, ANU
to be launched by
Professor Ngiare Brown
Professor of Indigenous Health and Education, University of Wollongong
Friday 1 July 2016
Gleebooks, 49 Glebe Point Road, Glebe
at 6.30 for 7 pm
Possums Education is an arm of the non-profit organisation and registered charity, Possums for Mothers and Babies Ltd. Possums Education offers a new cross disciplinary and integrated approach to the complex problems of feeds, sleep, unsettled infant behaviour, and parent mental health in early life, opening up the latest research and challenging accepted orthodoxy across a range of topics. Our evidence-base is peer reviewed and published in national and international medical journals, and is changing practice both here and overseas.
Forced adoption has affected an estimated 250,000 Australians, and the impacts, including grief, trauma, anxiety, depression and problems with self-identity and relationships, have been significant and often life-long. GPs are often a first contact for people affected by forced adoption and training is now available to support GPs to deliver effective care.
Hosted by the National Rural Health Alliance to celebrate the achievements and retirement of Foundation CEO Gordon Gregory
Thursday, 9 June 2016, 2:30-4.00pm Eastern Standard Time*
This free public Webinar is designed as an opportunity for people involved with rural and remote health in Australia to reflect on the years since the 1st National Rural Health Conference was held in Toowoomba in February 1991.
MABEL Survey reminder
Men’s Health Week is a great time to raise the awareness and support the health and wellbeing of the men in your local community. Andrology Australia invites individuals and organisations to host a men’s health event during Men’s Health Week and encourage men to talk to their doctor about their reproductive health.
Nominations for the National Disability Awards are now open.
The National Disability Awards recognise outstanding achievements that have improved the lives of people with disability.
Head to idpwd.com.au to nominate.
Nominations close 30 June 2016.