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Please see the individual branch events under the respective tabs to the right. 

New South Wales Branch

Visiting Scholar and AGM


8 Nov

2019 Visiting Scholar Tour
Day Conference and Annual General Meeting - Saturday 9th November, Sydney
Invited Speaker: Dr Nancy Feeley, School of Nursing, McGill University, Canada

Dr. Feeley’s research focuses on the psychological well-being of, and resources available to, parents of very low birth-weight (VLBW) infants. She received the FRSQ Clinician Research Scholar Career Award for 2008 - 2012 for this work. She has conducted a clinical trial to evaluate the efficacy of an intervention program to reduce anxiety and enhance the parenting behavior of mothers of VLBW infants, examined the responses of parents to the NICU environment, compared the responses of mothers and fathers, and examined post-traumatic stress symptoms in mothers of VLBW infants.

Program details to be advised
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Queensland Branch

Visiting scholar event


20 Oct

Afternoon & evening seminar - Visiting Scholar Tour

Monday 21st October 2019, Brisbane

Invited Speaker: Dr Nancy Feeley, School of Nursing, McGill University, Canada



Dr. Feeley’s research focuses on the psychological well-being of, and resources available to, parents of very low birth-weight (VLBW) infants. She received the FRSQ Clinician Research Scholar Career Award for 2008 - 2012 for this work. She has conducted a clinical trial to evaluate the efficacy of an intervention program to reduce anxiety and enhance the parenting behavior of mothers of VLBW infants, examined the responses of parents to the NICU environment, compared the responses of mothers and fathers, and examined post-traumatic stress symptoms in mothers of VLBW infants.

Tentative start time 1 pm 
Afternoon session - 1.30 - 5 pm
Evening session 5.15 - 7.30 pm (including dinner)


Full program details will be posted in near future. 
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South Australia Branch

SA branch twilight meeting


24 Jul

Date: Wednesday 24 July
Venue: Robinson Institute
Time: 6 pm
Presenters: Emma Duncan and Emma Evans - Speech Pathologists at WCH.
Theme: Infant driven feeding.
Cost $20 members and $25 non-members 
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Visiting Scholar Event


29 Oct

Wednesday 30th October 2019, Adelaide
Invited Speaker: Dr Nancy Feeley, School of Nursing, McGill University, Canada


Dr. Feeley’s research focuses on the psychological well-being of, and resources available to, parents of very low birth-weight (VLBW) infants. She received the FRSQ Clinician Research Scholar Career Award for 2008 - 2012 for this work. She has conducted a clinical trial to evaluate the efficacy of an intervention program to reduce anxiety and enhance the parenting behavior of mothers of VLBW infants, examined the responses of parents to the NICU environment, compared the responses of mothers and fathers, and examined post-traumatic stress symptoms in mothers of VLBW infants.

Program details to be advised
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Victorian Branch

Visiting scholar event


24 Oct

Friday 25th October, Melbourne
Invited Speaker: Dr Nancy Feeley, School of Nursing, McGill University, Canada

Dr. Feeley’s research focuses on the psychological well-being of, and resources available to, parents of very low birth-weight (VLBW) infants. She received the FRSQ Clinician Research Scholar Career Award for 2008 - 2012 for this work. She has conducted a clinical trial to evaluate the efficacy of an intervention program to reduce anxiety and enhance the parenting behavior of mothers of VLBW infants, examined the responses of parents to the NICU environment, compared the responses of mothers and fathers, and examined post-traumatic stress symptoms in mothers of VLBW infants.

Program details to be advised
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