Vic/Tas Branch news Nov 2018

Next branch meeting:

The next branch meeting will be on Friday 30th November 2018, at 6pm, at The Alfred Hospital. The meeting will be held in Classroom 3, Education Centre, Alfred Research Alliance (Ground Floor) (NOTE- New location!).


Bruce Thompson and Brigitte Borg will be presenting at the meeting.

This end of year meeting will be sponsored by Bird Healthcare. With dinner (following the presentations) at The Collage Lawn. RSVPs are required by Friday 23rd November. Attached is a meeting flyer. Also attached is location map as this is a new meeting venue.



The 2019 TSANZSRS will be held on the Gold Coast. It will run from 29th March- 2 April 2019 at the Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre. Registrations are now open, with early bird registrations closing 19th January 2019! The meeting theme is “From Force to Flow”. For more information, visit the website:


ANZSRS Jeff Pretto Memorial Research Grant:

The ANZSRS board and the Scientific & Conference Committee (SCC) invite you to apply for the 2018-19 ANZSRS Jeff Pretto Memorial Research Grant. The ANZSRS Jeff Pretto Memorial Research Grant is offered to encourage and support research in clinical and/or laboratory-based respiratory science by Society members. This year’s grant has increased from previous years and is funded up to an amount of $15,000.

If you wish to apply, please read and adhere to the application guidelines carefully. The closing date for applications is 5:00pm AUS EST Friday 16-Nov-2018.


Combined TSANZ & ANSRS Vic Branch ASM:

The combined TSANZ/ANZSRS Vic branch ASM will be held on November 16th 2018 at the Amora Hotel Riverwalk Melbourne in Richmond. For more details regarding this event and to register:


Until next time,

Kristin Southwell (VIC/TAS Regional Chair)