A Wound In My Heart

The recent publicity about a Queensland school’s enrolment contract sent to parents reopened a deep personal wound in my heart. As reported in the media, the school asked parents to sign a statement that states “homosexual acts” are immoral, listing them along with bestiality, incest and paedophilia as “offensive to God”. As I write, I …

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Fearless Conversations: Do cancer survivors get enough care

The quality of care provided to care to cancer survivors will be the burning issue at the first of Flinders University’s Fearless Conversations, which returns for 2022. Lynn Cameron, The Advertiser, 1 February 2022 Julie McCrossin has survived cancer – but her struggles didn’t end when the treatment stopped. After beating stage four oropharyngeal cancer …

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Wolper Jewish Hospital Community Forum: “Building resilience in our teens during a pandemic.” 1 September 2021

This September 2021 Community Zoom Forum attracted nearly 400 registrations. The focus was on offering practical strategies for the parents and grandparents of adolescents and teens who are dealing with anxiety, instability and uncertainty. The highlight of the event was Julie’s live interviews with three students from three high school students, Ruby, Tobey and Mushka from years 10, …

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Darwin centre doubles radiotherapy uptake among Indigenous people

The Alan Walker Cancer Care Centre (AWCCC) in Darwin has used an education and network strategy to more than double the number of Indigenous cancer patients receiving radiotherapy, helping to address a disproportionately high mortality rate caused by challenges such as late diagnosis and access to care. Since its establishment in January 2010, the AWCCC …

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First Nations – Close The Gap – Research Webinar 4 – Broadcast on 10th June 2021

In this webinar, broadcaster and cancer survivor,  Julie McCrossin interviews frontline Aboriginal health staff and their multidisciplinary clinical colleagues about what they are doing to Close The Gap in cancer survival. The webinar includes video footage on location.   We visit Albury Wodonga Aboriginal Health Service, Royal Adelaide Hospital’s Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Liaison Unit, Alan Walker Cancer Centre …

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SAHMRI and the Australian Bragg Centre for Proton Therapy and Research Webinar Series

Please join the conversation as SAHMRI and the Australian Bragg Centre for Proton Therapy and Research bring proton therapy to Australia. How can we improve the radiation experience for patients & families? The Australian Bragg Centre for Proton Therapy and Research is a highly anticipated centre that will deliver technologically advanced precision radiotherapy, providing treatment …

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Value-Based Health Care Conference

Julie will deliver a keynote presentation at the inaugural Value-Based Health Care conference to be held in Perth, Western Australia from 27-28 May 2021. The hybrid conference (part face-to-face, part remote) aims to showcase and celebrate value-based healthcare innovation, initiatives, implementation, research, and training from all areas of the health care system. Julie’s presentation is …

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