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Dating When You’re Different – Tips & Tricks, with Julie McCrossin and Friends

Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras presents Queer Thinking: Dating When You’re Different – Tips & Tricks curated by Julie McCrossin Do we really embrace difference in our Rainbow communities? How warm is our welcome to newcomers? A panel of peeps will share their five-point-plans for successful dating in discussion with lesbian icon and new …

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Celebrate Community

Julie will be MC at this online South Sydney Herald fundraiser / trivia night / auction / concert. Community newspapers are under all sorts of pressure at the moment, and the South Sydney Herald is no exception, despite its key role as a provider of local information and community cohesion. Join us online from 7pm-8.30pm …

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Improving the care of people with head and neck cancer: new video series

edited by Melissa Sweet, Croakey, 4 August 2020 Five priority areas to improve the treatment and lives of people with head and neck cancers are highlighted in a unique new video series, reports journalist and cancer survivor Julie McCrossin. The videos also share the stories and questions of survivors, and “tell the blunt truth about how the …

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Campaign pressures Food Ministers to support evidence-based action on alcohol labelling

Melissa Sweet, Croakey, 15 July 2020 As previously reported at Croakey, the road to alcohol regulation has been long and fiercely contested. This Friday, Australian and New Zealand Food Forum Ministers will decide whether to support an effective health warning on alcohol labelling. Or alcohol industry lobbying may result in a watered-down version. A strong message of support for …

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Empowering patients in decision‐making in radiation oncology – can we do better?

By Michelle Leech, Matthew S. Katz, Joanna Kazmierska, Julie McCrossin & Sandra Turner, FebsPress, 20 March 2020 Abstract The decision as to whether or not a patient should receive radiation therapy as part of their cancer treatment is based on evidence‐based practice and on recommended international consensus treatment guidelines. However, the merit of involving the …

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