Julie McCrossin

New Model LINAC

http://connorsbricks.com/model-linac/ In 2013 I experienced the shock & trauma of my 1st radiation therapy treatment in a mask for stage four oropharyngeal cancer. I promised myself, if I survived, to help improve patient education BEFORE the 1st session. Prior to that first treatment, I had never seen a LINAC or a bunker & I hadn’t

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Moral Courage

The 2016 Australian of the Year, General David Morrison AO, will deliver the Tristan Jepson Memorial Foundation Lecture on 13 October. George and Marie Jepson set up the foundation to promote psychological health and safety within the legal community, after their son, Tristan, a young lawyer, experienced depression and took his own life. Morrison, who

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Wolper Jewish Hospital

Stroke Q&A

Wolper Jewish Hospital, in Sydney’s eastern suburbs, runs an active and popular Education and Wellbeing Program, aiming to educate the local community and encourage discussion of topical health-related issues. Recent sessions have focused on Diabetes and Music, and I’m pleased to say I’ll be the Moderator for their next session, which focuses on Stroke, and

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Peter Mason

A worldwide mission

In the October Law Society of NSW Journal, Julie profiles Peter Mason, legal adviser and senior adviser to the executive director of the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF). The former Sydney lawyer jealously guards the ability to work for children on “both sides of the line” in conflict zones. It’s been 27 years since Peter

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Julia Gillard, My Story

A conversation with Julia Gillard

On the 29th of September, more than 800 people sold out my conversation with Julia Gillard at the Seymour Centre in Sydney. Ms Gillard was promoting her new memoir, My Story, “an account of what was hidden behind the resilience and dignified courage Gillard showed as Prime Minister – her view of the vicious hate

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Fiona Robards & Julie McCrossin

“What Makes You Happy?” Launch

Fiona Robards, author of “What makes you happy?” and Emily Dash, deputy chair of FRANS Inc (Making Things happen for People with Disabilities) at the launch of Fiona’s new book at Glebe Library. Read more: From Fiona’s website: “What makes you happy? Most people would answer: ‘I just want to be happy’, Sounds easy right?

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