Shoalhaven and Wollongong Group 

Contact Anita on 0421314138 for details of the next meeting.



The Sydney group will meet for morning tea at Muirfield Golf Course on Tuesday 16 May, 2017 at 10am. A guest speaker has been invited in recognition of Myositis in May. This will be followed by lunch.


Contact Frances Colley 0409 913 408 /Anita Chalmers (0421 314138),  or mail@myositis.org.au for details of the formal awareness raising meeting to be held in the week of 15 May to coincide with International Myositis Awareness in May campaign.

More information to follow.


Central Coast Group – N.S.W.

A monthly coffee/morning tea meeting is held on the 2nd Friday of the month around 10:30am. Next meeting 12 May, 2017.

The venue is a cafe/nurseryLee Rowen’s Garden World at 

72 Pacific Highway, Ourimbah Ph 02 4362 2822

All family and friends are welcome.

Contact Sandra Chapman 0429 695 500 or email sanjef1@gmail.com for further information.


Central West – N.S.W.

Maureen Hume is currently working out a date for the next get-together and will advise members living in this area of the details in due course.



Victorian Group Meetings – Mulgrave Country Club

A quarterly informal social gathering over lunch (from 12 noon) is held for the Victorian Group on the first Tuesday of March, June, September and December. Everyone is welcome.

The next meeting is to be held on the 6th June, 2017

The venue is a small private room off the dining room at the Mulgrave Country Club:  Cnr Wellington Rd and Jells Rd, Mulgrave. A formal meeting structure is not followed and we sometimes have a guest speaker. We also pay for our own lunch which is ordered in the main dining area.

At the December meeting we ask everyone to bring a small $5 Kriss Cringle gift.

There’s parking underneath and around the building, although it can get very busy.

Contact Christine Lowe 0400 613999 for further information.

If you live in regional areas, the following meetings may be of interest or convenient:


Western Group –  Moonee Ponds

An informal lunch meeting will be held in Moonee Ponds at the Moonee Valley Race Club in the first half of 2017.

Contact:  Rosie Swan 0431 462 208 or Christine Lowe 0400 613999 for more information.


Albury/Wodonga Group

Contact Marg Doherty on 02 60261801 or marg.doherty@hotmail.com for details of the next meeting.


Goulburn Valley

Members in this region may also wish to join the Albury/Wodonga group  – contact Marg Doherty on 02 60261801.

Alternatively contact Christine Lowe 0400 613 999 to discuss the details of the next meeting (expected to be held around the middle of the year at Nagambie).



Future meetings: 21 June, 20 September, 6 December.

Contact Kriss Cameron kris.cameron1@optusnet.com.au or  0422 898 230 for further information.


W. A.

Contact Teri Hayes 08 9398 3250 or mail@myositis.org.au for information about future meetings in Perth.



Brisbane Group

Contact:  Mary (Jill) Woods 0438 804 560 for more details.


The Gold Coast group:

The Gold Coast group will meet on Tuesday 16 May, 2017 from 10am -12pm at de Paul Manor Estate, 1 Edmund Rice Drive, Ashmore (“our retirement village ). A cuppa and sweet biscuit will be provided.

Please RSVP kellsull@ozemail.com.au Some disability parking available near main entrance.

For more information about future meetings contact Gerard Sullivan (0400 359 511) or kellsull@ozemail.com.au


Hervey Bay Group meet at the Golf Club. Contact Anita on 0421 314138 for more information if you are interested in joining the group.




If you live in the areas of  ACT or Port Macquarie and wish to be involved with a regional group, please contact Secretary ANITA CHALMERS (mobile 0421 314 138) or mail@myositis.org.au.


Myositis Awareness

Myositis Awareness Month is in May.  The Myositis Association-Australia will run various awareness programs through the month of May, 2017. Everyone is encouraged to use social and local media to build awareness for the disease particularly with medical practitioners.

MORE INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT THE SECRETARY- ANITA CHALMERS (mobile 0421 314 138) or mail@myositis.org.au.