Shoalhaven and Wollongong Group 

Contact Anita on 0421314138 for details of the next meeting.



MARCH – Tuesday, 13th March, 2018 at 11am Muirfield Golf Club, Barclay Rd, North Rocks  Casual Chinese food lunch meeting.

MAY – Friday 11 May, 2018, Myositis Awareness Month Meeting at Castle Hill RSL 77 Castle St., Castle Hill  – Prof Corbett guest speaker.

OCTOBER – Wednesday 17 October, 2018, at 10am AGM of the Association will be held at Castle Hill RSL Club, 77 Castle St., Castle Hill.

RSVP  Frances Colley 0409 913 408 /Anita Chalmers (0421 314138),  or mail@myositis.org.au.


Central Coast Group – N.S.W.

A monthly coffee/morning tea meeting is held on the 2nd Friday of the month around 10am.

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.

Contact Anita Chalmers for more information – 0421314138



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 dates for meetings in 2018 are:

MARCH – Tuesday 6th

JUNE – Tuesday 5th

SEPTEMBER – Tuesday 4th

DECEMBER – Tuesday 4th

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 or Liz Sanzaro (03) 98792247 for further information.

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


Western Group –  Moonee Ponds

Contact:  Christine Lowe 0400 613999 for information about the next get together.


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.



Future meetings:

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 usually meet at de Paul Manor Estate, 1 Edmund Rice Drive, Ashmore (“our retirement village ) for a cuppa.

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.  There will be a meeting in Sydney on  Friday 11 May, 2018, to recognise Myositis Awareness Month Meeting at Castle Hill RSL 77 Castle St., Castle Hill  – Prof Corbett has been invited as the guest speaker.

The Myositis Association-Australia also runs various awareness programs through the month of May. 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.