ACM NSW State Conference 2019

9:00am Friday, 17 May 2019
5:00pm Saturday, 18 May 2019
Wagga RSL Club
156 Kincaid Street
Wagga Wagga, New South Wales 2650


Midwifery - Something to Crow About?

Register now for the ACM NSW State Conference on 17th and 18th of May 2019. 

Wagga RSL Club, NSW.


Keynote Speakers

Professor Caroline Homer AO

Caroline is Co-Program Director of Women and Children’s Health at the Burnet Institute in Melbourne and Visiting Distinguished Professor of Midwifery at the University of Technology Sydney. She is the immediate Past President of the Australian College of Midwives. Caroline is a newly appointed member of Consultative Council on Obstetric and Paediatric Mortality and Morbidity (CCOPMM) in Victoria and the Council of the National Health and Medical Research Council. Caroline has more than 25 years of experience as a midwife in clinical practice, research, education and international development.  


Adjunct Professor Tanya Farrell 

Tanya Farrell has just commenced as the Chair of the Consultative Council on Obstetric and Paediatric Mortality and Morbidity (CCOPMM) and the Senior Maternity Adviser in Safer Care Victoria (SCV).  In these dual roles she advises Safe Care Victoria on the quality and safety of maternity services, and as the independent chair of the state’s obstetrics and paediatrics mortality and morbidity council.  Tanya is the first woman and midwife to lead CCOPMM in its 56 year history. The maternity advisor role was created to support the state’s Chief Nursing and Midwifery Officer.  Prior to these appointments she was the Executive Director - Nursing and Midwifery at the Royal Women’s Hospital, Victoria.  Tanya is also Adjunct Professor - Nursing and Midwifery at La Trobe University. 

Professor Michael Peek

Michael has been Professor of Obstetrics and Gynaecology and Associate Dean (Translational Research) at The Australian National University and The Canberra Hospital since 2015.  A RANZCOG certified Maternal Fetal Medicine Subspecialist with a 25-year career in clinical service, research and education into medical disorders in pregnancy both nationally and internationally.

His research into medical disorders in pregnancy has been both clinically (including obstetric ultrasound) and laboratory based. This has led to over 120 peer reviewed publications and chapters in obstetric medicine textbooks. At present he is CI on two NHMRC grants investigating asthma in pregnancy and gestational diabetes and one MRFF project grant investigating treatment of intrahepatic cholestasis of pregnancy. His group also recruits for many national trials in perinatal medicine. From previous NHMRC grants including that for AMOSS (an Australasian research system that supports research on the incidence, management and outcomes of conditions resulting in severe maternal and perinatal morbidity and mortality with associated studies investigating the patient experience and unmet needs), research findings have been translated into guidelines and clinical care.


You can view the whole program here: PROGRAM


ACM Member: $350.00

Student Member: $250.00

Graduate Member: $275.00

Non Member: $500.00

Early bird discount available until April 12, 2019

Single tickets are also available, Please contact to register for a single day ticket.

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