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EVENTS DIARY: 2008

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Life etc. Just the things that matter

Julie writes feature articles for the ABC magazine Life Etc. In 2007 and 2008 Julie interviewed and wrote features on the Deputy Prime Minister of Australia, Julia Gillard; the recently retired Director of Defence Force Nursing, Colonel Beverley Wright; the award-winning singer, Missy Higgins; the travel host and former ABC TV presenter, Bill Peach; the champion golfer, Karrie Webb; the executive director of The Australia Institute, Clive Hamilton and more! See Archive | Articles | Life etc for selected articles, or www.lifeetc.com.au.

January 2008

5.1.08: Sydney Festival First Night. Macquarie Street Stage. MC.

15.1.08: Qantas Up and Away on Radio Q. Interviews for Qantas national and international flights. See www.qantas.com.au.

February 2008

4.2.08: Digital Photography: the Basics. Centre for Continuing Education. University of Sydney. Student.

6.2.08: Women’s and Girls’ Emergency Centre. Darlinghurst. 30th Anniversary: “30 Years of History and Service”. Guest speaker: Tanya Plibersek, Minister for Housing and Minister for the Status of Women. MC: Julie McCrossin.

7.2.08: Historical Survey of Queer Art. Blacktown Arts Centre. By artists with an association with western Sydney. Speak.

9.2.08: New Mardi Gras Launch. Co-MC with Geoff Field.

12.2.08: Meet Bell Shakespeare. As You Like It. Opera House. MC.

13.2.08: Qantas Up and Away on Radio Q. Interviews for Qantas national and international flights. See www.qantas.com.au.

15.2.08 and 16.4.08: SCEGGS Darlinghurst Board Retreat.

22.2.08: HACC National Forum Melbourne. MC panel. See www.haccforum08.com.au/program.php.

27.2.08: From Discharge to Community Care: The Practical Benefits of Mental Health Reform. Hypothetical and Discussion Forum. Liverpool Hospital. Sydney. MC. CAN (Mental Health) Inc. and Sydney South West MHS (South West Cluster) are the hosts for this event. Venue: Rachel Moore Lecture Theatre, Elizabeth Dve, Liverpool. Time: 11.30am-2.30pm RSVP Essential for catering purposes to CAN Office on 8206 1841. Consumers, Carers, MHS, Community & NGO Providers welcome.

28.2.08: Leadership Forum. ATO Canberra. MC.

29.2.08: Rowan Nicks Russell Drysdale Indigenous Health & Welfare Fellowships Award Ceremony. Sydney University. MC and panel discussion.

March 2008

1.3.08: Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras. 30th Anniversary Float.

5.3.08: International Women’s Day and Human Rights Charter. Melbourne. MC and speak.

5.3.08: International Women’s Day Talk on “Human Rights and Women’s Health”, Department of Human Services. Melbourne. Speak.

5.3.08: IPPA Victoria (Institute of Public Administration) “Across the Generations” Dinner. Melbourne Telstra Dome. MC. See www.vic.ipaa.org.au/.

7.3.08: International Women’s Day Lunch. Australian Public Service Commission. Perth. Speak.

10.3.08: Western Sydney Kalaidescope: Cross Cultural Stories and Experiences of Raising Happy, Healthy and Resilient Children. MC.

12.3.08: Qantas Up and Away on Radio Q. Interviews for Qantas national and international flights. See www.qantas.com.au.

13.3.08: Hollows Foundation “See the World” Information Session. MC and speak.

17.3.08: SCEGGS Board Meeting.

26.3.08: Mornings with Kerri-Anne, Nine Network. Current Affairs Panel: 2GB’s Director of News, Jason Morrison, Journalist, Julie McCrossin and Media Commentator, David Hill.

27.3.08 and 28.3.08: Primary Principals Conference. Sydney. MC.

31.3.08: Capacity Toolkit Launch. What is capacity and how do I decide whether a person has the capacity to make their own decisions? Launch. NSW Parliament. MC Hypothetical Panel Discussion. NSW Attorney-General’s Department.

April 2008

1.4.08: Kids CAN Luncheon for NAPCAN (National Association for the Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect). Hosted by Rothschild Australia. MC panel discussion.

3.4.08 to 5.4.08: 10th National University Rural Health Conference. Launceston, Tasmania. MC.

7.4.08: SCEGGS Board Meeting.

7.4.08: Book launch. “Growing Old (Dis)gracefully” edited by Ross Fitzgerald. NSW Parliament House. Contributor.

9.4.08: Qantas Up and Away on Radio Q. Interviews for Qantas national and international flights. See www.qantas.com.au.

10.4.08: Hollows Foundation “See the World” Information Session. Melbourne. MC and speak.

16.4.08 and 17.4.08: Anglicare Victoria Staff Conference. Melbourne. MC.

18.4.08: Journalism Workshop. SCEGGS Darlinghurst. Speak.

19.4.08: Good News Week. Network Ten. Guest. Record show.

28.04.08: Public Forum. AIDS Council of NSW. MC.

May 2008

1.5.08: UN Refugee Agency Lunch. MC.

2.5.08: Child Protection Skills Forum Breakfast. Brisbane. MC.

7.5.08: Mornings with Kerri-Anne, Nine Network. Current Affairs Panel: 2GB’s Director of News, Jason Morrison, Journalist, Julie McCrossin and Media Commentator, David Hill.

7.5.08: Spirituality in the Pub Paddington. “The Search to Become – Growing Up in a Material World”. Youth panel and discussion. MC. See www.catalyst-for-renewal.com.au/prod01.htm.

8.5.08: Joining the Dots Creating Community Conference. Melbourne. MC panel discussion with audience participation.

9.5.08: 3rd Annual Happiness and Its Causes Conference. Sydney. Darling Harbour. Day 2 MC.

12.5.08: Qantas Up and Away on Radio Q. Interviews for Qantas national and international flights. See www.qantas.com.au.

14.5.08: Relationships Australia Conference. Sydney. MC conference.

15.5.08: Law Week. Legal Aid Queensland. Hypothetical Panel Discussion. Banco Court, Brisbane. Facilitate.

16.5.08: NEHTA Briefing. MC.

19.5.08: SCEGGS Board Meeting.

22.5.08: Primary Principals’ Conference. Wagga Wagga, NSW. Speak.

23.5.08 and 24.5.08: Australian Physiotherapy Association National Congress. Perth. Panel discussion.

27.5.08: Indigenous Health Forum. Sydney University Rural Health Club. MC panel discussion.

28.5.08: Dual Disability – Sharing the Care Conference. CAN Mental Health – Community Connections Project. Sydney. MC.

29.5.08: IT Managers in Independent Schools Conference. MC panel discussion.

June 2008

5.6.08 and 6.6.08: NEHTA Forum. Brisbane. MC.

10.6.08: Results Accountability 101 Workshop. Sydney. Participant. This one-day workshop, delivered by Mark Friedman introduces participants to the Results Accountability framework. In the workshop, Results Accountability is applied to both cross-community quality of life improvements and the management of programs, agencies, and service systems. See www.fiscalpolicystudies.com.

11.6.08: Qantas Up and Away on Radio Q. Interviews for Qantas national and international flights. See www.qantas.com.au.

16.6.08: Social Justice Conference. Homebush. Department of Ageing, Disability and Home care. MC panel discussion.

16.6.08: SCEGGS Board Meeting.

17.6.08: Meet Bell Shakespeare. Hamlet. MC.

18.6.08: NEHTA Forum. Canberra. MC.

19.6.08: Prime Minister and Cabinet Forum. Melbourne. MC.

July 2008

2.7.08: Mornings with Kerri-Anne, Channel 9. Current Affairs. A look at the news of the week with our Current Affairs Panel, the CEO of the Australian Retailers Association, Margy Osmond, from the Nine Newsroom, Peter Harvey and Journalist, Julie McCrossin.

2.7.08: Spirituality in the Pub Paddington. “The Search to Become – The Importance of relationship”. Youth panel and discussion. MC. See www.catalyst-for-renewal.com.au/prod01.htm.

9.7.08: Qantas Up and Away on Radio Q. Interviews for Qantas national and international flights. See www.qantas.com.au.

13.7.08: Australia Post Forum. Melbourne.

18.7.08: Presentations People Remember. VACCA (Victorian Aboriginal Child Care Agency), Melbourne. Facilitate training workshop.

20.7.08: Australia Post Forum. Hobart.

24.7.08: Local Government Professionals Inc. MC dinner panel discussion. Melbourne.

25.7.08: Eastern Metropolitan Regional Alcohol and Drug Forum. Melbourne. MC panel.

27.7.08: Australia Post Forum. Sydney.

27.7.08: SCEGGS Board Meeting.

31.7.08: Business Development Day. NSW Health. MC.

31.7.08: Inala 50th Anniversary Dinner. Doltone House, Sydney. MC.

August 2008

2.8.08: Dance for the Fred Hollows Foundation and Seven Summits Team, Wild Women on Top. MC. See www.wildwomenontop.com/.

5.8.08 and 6.8.08: Prime Minister and Cabinet Forum. Brisbane. MC.

8.8.08 to 9.8.08: St John’s Ambulance Conference. Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre. MC.

10.8.08: Australia Post Forum. Brisbane.

11.8.08: Rural Health Education Foundation film production, “It Takes a Community to Raise a Child”. Presenter.

13.8.08: Qantas Up and Away on Radio Q. Interviews for Qantas national and international flights. See www.qantas.com.au.

14.8.08: Expand Conference. Canberra. MC.

17.8.08: Australia Post Forum. Adelaide.

19.8.08: ACWA (Association of Children’s Welfare Agencies) Conference. Dinner. MC.

20.8.08: Young People in Nursing Homes Forum. Melbourne. MC.

21.8.08: Disability and Mental Health Employment Strategy Consultation. Department Premier and Cabinet, Sydney. MC.

21.8.08: Interview with Tom Calma, Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission for Change Focus. Sydney.

22.8.08: Australian Lesbian and Gay Archives 30th Birthday Celebration Dinner. MC.

25.8.08: SCEGGS Board Meeting.

27.8.08 to 30.8.08: National SARRAH Conference. Queensland. MC.

31.8.08: Australia Post Forum. Perth.

September 2008

8.9.08: Child Protection Week Breakfast. Julie will host an interactive Panel Discussion on Local Stories of Challenge and Hope from 7am-9am at Gladstone Golf Club, Hickory Avenue, Gladstone Qld. There will be Lucky Door Prizes galore. Tickets are $15 per person. For further details, please contact the Child Health Centre, Flinders Street, Gladstone, ph 07 4976 3335. Download the flyer here arrow symbol indicating clickthrough.

9.9.08: Young Women’s Dual Diagnosis Project Forum. The Richmond Fellowship of NSW. Sydney. MC.

10.9.08: Qantas Up and Away on Radio Q. Interviews for Qantas national and international flights. See www.qantas.com.au.

16.9.08 to 30.9.08: Time Out

October 2008

1.10.08 to 6.10.08: Time Out

7.10.08: National Housing Conference. Melbourne. Panel discussion. MC.

8.10.08: Mornings with Kerri-Anne Channel 9. Current Affairs Panel.

8.10.08: Mental Health Week Launch. Martin Place, Sydney. MC.

8.10.08: FRANS AGM. Sydney. MC. Respite Care.

11.10.08: 11th International Criminal Law Conference. MC panel discussion. “Presumed guilty? What do jurors really think?” See www.icms.com.au/crimlaw/.

14.10.08: Qantas Up and Away on Radio Q. Interviews for Qantas national and international flights. See www.qantas.com.au.

15.10.08: The Australian Human Rights Commission. IAudio presentation.

18.10.08: MicroLoan Foundation Gala Launch Concert. Sydney Opera House. MC. See www.sydneyoperahouse.com.

20.10.08: SCEGGS Board Meeting.

20.10.08 and 21.10.08: Asthma Foundation Conference. Sydney. MC.

22.10.08: Centacare Bathust Forum. “How Do We Keep the Focus on the Children/Hot Issues in Family Law and Dispute Resolution.” MC.

24.10.08: Children’s Week Forum. Commissioner for Children and Young People in Western Australia. Perth. MC.

28.10.08: Meet Bell Shakespeare. Titus – Fall of Rome. MC discussion with actors prior to performance. Sydney Opera House.

29.10.08: Learning Links Case Management Carers and Parents Dinner. Club Menai, Menai. Sydney. MC and Interviews.

31.10.08: Presentations People Remember. Sydney. Training.

November 2008

1.11.08: SCEGGS Old Girls Reunion for 1968. MC panel.

3.11.08: Area of Study Lecture Series, Topic: Belonging. English Teachers’ Association of NSW. Darling Harbour, Sydney. Speak.

4.11.08 to 6.11.08: Clinical Statewide Services, Queensland Health. MC AGM and Conference. Gold Coast.

8.11.08: Comedy for Cancer. The Roundhouse. UNSW. 7.30pm. MC.

10.11.08: Planet Ark National Recycling Event. Martin Place. Sydney. MC.

12.11.08: Qantas Up and Away on Radio Q. Interviews for Qantas national and international flights. See www.qantas.com.au.

16.11.08: St John’s Darlinghurst Service. 150th celebration and links to SCEGGS.

17.11.08: SCEGGS Board Meeting.

20.11.08 and 21.11.08: Child Protection and Family Services Forum. Victoria. MC.

26.11.08 and 27.11.08: Young Carers’ Forum 2008. Parliament House Canberra. MC.

December 2008

1.12.08: Speech Night. SCEGGS Darlinghurst.

2.12.08 and 3.12.08: Behind Closed Doors: Domestic Violence Awareness Program. LINKS (Linking Women with Safety Across Communities), Bourke NSW. Facilitate plenary and dinner presentation.

10.12.08: Qantas Up and Away on Radio Q. Interviews for Qantas national and international flights. See www.qantas.com.au.

11.12.08: Human Rights Panel Discussion. Melbourne. MC.

12.12.08: Public Sector Risk Management Association Annual Function and 2008 TMF Risk Management Awards. Hilton Sydney. MC.

22.12.08 to 31.12.08: Time out