Recent Events


24 November 2017 – CHA Nursing and Midwifery Symposium 2017, Melbourne

Nursing & Midwifery Symposium 2017

CHA Nursing and Midwifery Symposium 2017: Innovations in Nursing and Midwifery

Ashley Fell presentation, McCrindle (PDF)
McCrindle research resources
Naked Ambition presentation (PDF)
Daniel Pocock presentation (PDF)

10 November 2017 - CHA Pastoral Care Forum, Melbourne

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Meet others involved in pastoral care in Catholic organisation and facilities, and listen to inspiring speakers about working with patients and families. Hear about the latest developments in research and policy development affecting pastoral care in hospitals, and aged care.

Speaker Presentations:

Rosalind Bradley – Session 1 presentation: Food for the Soul: Perspectives on Death and Dying (PDF)
Rosalind Bradley – Session 2 presentation: A World of Prayer: praying with people from other faith traditions (PDF)
Ilsa Hampton – Introduction to Meaningful Ageing Australia: Resources to support pastoral practitioners working with older people (PDF)

28-30 August 2017 - Catholic Health Australia's National Conference, Grand Chancellor, Hobart


Catholic Health Australia represents health and aged care providers from right across the country. It is a fantastic opportunity for all involved to come together and discuss important issues facing all Australians now and into the future. The Conference opens with a Welcome Reception on the evening of 28 August, followed by two full days of conferencing on 29 & 30 August.

For more information regarding any aspects of the conference please contact Deborah Reynolds at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.




30 June 2017 - CHA Research Symposium, Sydney

The Research Symposium brings together CHA researchers from across Australia to encourage networking, learning, to celebrate achievements and ongoing initiatives in research, and - importantly - to showcase the essential work being done by all of you, within the Catholic health and aged care sector. 


This year's Symposium, the second of its kind, is packed with valuable content, delivered by distinguished researchers and academics including Prof Christine Bennett, Prof Margaret Somerville,  and a number of accomplished clinical researchers representing CHA's member health services. 


Session One:  Prof Christine Bennett AO | Prof Liz Lobb | Prof Jane Phillips | Dr Tamika Heiden

Session Two: Dr David Allen (Mercy Health) | Dr Anne Spence (Cabrini) | Prof Jo-anne Brien (St Vincent's Sydney) | Dr Johanna Barclay (Mater) | Dr Susan Mathers (Calvary) | Dr Tam Nguyen (St Vincent's Melbourne)

Session Three: Prof Margaret Somerville AM | Prof Jennifer Philip | Prof Suresh Sundram


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