15 August 2014
The Alfred Medical Research and Education Precinct (AMREP) lecture theatre, 75 Commercial Rd, The Alfred, Melbourne Vic 3004

Venous leg ulcers (VLU) are a common problem that have a considerable impact on an individual’s health, quality of life and health care costs. Wound care providers, researchers, industry partners and policy makers are collaborating to decrease the (future) burden of VLU. Come and hear about the innovative initiatives, current and future, to help you and your organisation improve the quality of care for people with VLU.

Who should attend: All those interested in improving the quality of care for people with VLU.Read more
2 July 2014
The University Of Melbourne, Melbourne Law School, Theatre G08, Ground Floor

Indonesia is rising, and on 9 July it holds its third direct presidential election. President Yudhoyono is constitutionally barred from a third term, so this election will result in the first new administration in over a decade. Big decisions will required by the new government about governance, international relations, economy and rights that will resonate for years to come. A key question will be whether the new president will build on the achievements of post-Soeharto Reformasi or seek to unravel them. In fact, the choice is a stark one.Read more
15 July 2014
Royal Melbourne Hospital

This presentation will focus on the roles librarians and research assistants have in bringing grey literature into focus when working with clinicians, practitioners and researchers. Covered will be the different types of grey literature, why it is important, its recognition and endorsement as well as how to both find and appraise grey literature.

Presented by Jess Tyndall, Medical Librarian at Flinders University.Read more
24 June 2014
Swinburne University of Technology, Hawthorn Campus. Room: AGSE207

‘Lies, lies, lies’ flared the Adelaide Advertiser banner headline in December 1995 as it confirmed what many Australians already knew: women were not to be believed; Indigenous cultures in the so-called ‘settled south’ were fabrications; museums were the trusted custodians of the past. A South Australian Royal Commission had found that a group of Ngarrindjeri women had deliberately fabricated beliefs about sites in the Hindmarsh Island, Goolwa, Murray Mouth region to thwart development.Read more
24 July 2014
Hobart Function and Conference Centre

The Australian population is ageing and as they get older their housing needs are changing. At the same time, there is a shortage of housing and there is broad expectation that older residents downsizing will help to partially resolve this issue. However, obstacles such as the impact selling-up will have on the Aged Pension is impacting the number of homes being sold.Read more
24 June 2014
Swinburne University of Technology, Hawthorn Campus. Room: EN 210

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27 May 2014
Father Tucker's Room, Brotherhood of St Laurence, 67 Brunswick Street, Fitzroy...

This is a special presentation by Tony Nicholson, Executive Director of the Brotherhood of St LaurenceRead more