MAY IS MYOSITIS AWARENESS MONTH

National Meetings for Members on Zoom

May 12, 2021 – Dr Christina Liang neurologist will focus on IBM and also discuss the results of the trial involving Blood flow restriction training.

May 21, 2021 3.30-4.30pm – Prof Matt Cook immunologist will focus on PM and DM (with possible extended Q & A with members from ACT).

Prof Allan Sturgess (our patron) tba.

Look for an email from Frances Colley ahead of these dates with login details.

Contact mail@myositis.org.au with any queries for any events during May.

New South Wales

SYDNEY

May 20, 2021 at 12 Noon

Jimmy’s Chinese Restaurant, Muirfield Golf Club, North Rocks

CENTRAL COAST GROUP

May 14, 2021 at 10am for coffee/tea

Lee Rowen’s Garden Centre, 72 Pacific Highway, Ourimbah (booking Sandra Chapman)

WINDSOR/RICHMOND GROUP

May 26, 2021 at 11am

Windsor RSL 36 Argyle St, South Windsor

SHOALHAVEN GROUP

May 11, 2021 at 12 noon

Mountain Ridge Winery, 11 Coolangatta Rd, Coolangatta

Victoria

MELBOURNE

May 18, 2021 at 12 noon ( BOOKED OUT)

Mulgrave Country Club, Heritage Room, Cnr Wellington Rd and Jells Rd, Wheelers Hill

The venue is accessible and has ample car parking around and under the building. We order and pay for our own meals from the Bistro menu.

or

May 17, 2021 at 12 noon.

Legends Room, Moonee Valley Race Course, Cnr Wilson St and Thomas St, Moonee Ponds

The venue is accessible and has ample parking nearby. We order and pay for our own meals from the Bistro menu.

ALBURY/WODONGA GROUP

May 12, 2021 at 12 noon

Commercial Club, Sports Bar & Grill, Dean St, Albury

Jane Day a local OT with Myositis experience will be attending.

Queensland

BRISBANE

May 20, 2021 at 10am-12.30pm

Chermside Library, Meeting Room 3, Cnr Kittyhawke Dve & Hamilton Rd, Chermside

For those unable to attend the Library meeting, a Zoom session is also offered:

May 27, 2021 at 11am – 12.30pm Login details will be emailed closer to the date.

HERVEY BAY

May 28, 2021 at 11am

Hervey Bay Golf Club

Western Australia

PERTH

June 2, 2021 at 11am for 11.15 start (NB JUNE date and early start because we’re having a presentation/demonstration by James Reyburn, an exercise physiologist prior to a very social luncheon).

The WA group have quarterly informal social gatherings over lunch on the first Wednesday of March, June, September and December at The Herdy, 33 Herdsman Parade, Wembly, The venue is accessible and has plenty of parking.

Contact mail@myositis.org.au with any questions.

South Australia

May 17, 2021 at 1.30 – 3.30pm

Hawthorn Community Centre (Hall A) 5 Frimley Grove, Hawthorn

Guest speaker from RAA talking about Mobility Matters

ACT

May 21, 2021 at 3.30-4.30pm Zoom session with Prof Matt Cook (with potential extended Q&A with ACT members). Look for an email from Frances Colley ahead of the date with login details.

Contact mail@myositis.org.au for any queries about the events during May.