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New South Wales Branch

Executive Committee Details

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Vice President:  Rachel Katterl
Secretary: Therese Carroll
Treasurer: Kamal Hussein  
General Committee Members:
Claire Phelan, Catriona Bonfiglioli, Eamon Brown, Karen Rao & Dr Mary Osborn, 

Scholarships and Awards  

There are currently no awards or scholarships available

Past awards   

2014 PHAA NSW Branch Scholarship winners:

  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander scholarship: Suzanne Gannon
  • Member scholarship: Serene Yoong
  • Rural member scholarship: Monica Alcock
  • Student internship: Jannah Jones

Previous NSW Public Health Impact Award (PHIA) winners (1997-2014)
2014 PHIA winner: Professor Rebecca Ivers for her contribution to injury prevention

Upcoming Events

The NSW Branch of the Public Health Association of Australia, in partnership with the Menzies Centre for Health Policy, and the NSW Branch of the Australian Health Promotion Association, is pleased to announce The Great Election Debate: Public Health in NSW.

The Great Election Debate: Public Health in NSW is designed to enable candidates from the major parties to answer key questions and provide information on party policies on public health ahead of the NSW election.

The debate will be facilitated by Michael Moore, the CEO of the Public Health Association of Australia.


  • The Hon. Walter Secord, MP, Shadow Minister for Health, The  NSW Labor Party
  • Dr John Kaye, MP, Spokesperson on Health, The Greens NSW
  • The Hon. Jillian Skinner, MP, Minister for Health, The NSW Liberal Party
Candidates will each have an opportunity to provide a short overview of party policies on public health issues and be asked to provide respond to a series of questions on key public health issues in the state and national context. Candidates will also take part in a short question and answer session with the audience.

Date: Wednesday, 25 February 2015
Time: 6-8 pm, followed by refreshments
Venue: Webster Lecture Theatre 208, Veterinary Science Conference Centre, University of Sydney.
Click on this link for further information, registration and payment

For more information about this event please contact Jude Page

Past Events

NSW Branch Annual General Meeting 15 July 2014 Agenda

Keynote speaker: Professor Andrew Wilson: The challenge of sustaining public health strategies in Australia

Speed mentoring: sharing the tools of the trade, 22 May 2014

Mentors: A/Professor Julie Leask, Gabriel Moore, A/Professor Peter Sainsbury, Professor Chris Rissel, Dr Marianne Jauncey, Dr Vicky Sheppeard

 Changes that make a difference: Anti-poverty week, 15 October 2013
Speakers: Stephanie Harvey, Jacqueline Phillips; Joint event with Australian Health Promotion Association

NSW Branch Annual General Meeting 24 July 2013 Agenda
Keynote speaker: Professor Rob Moodie: Profits and Pandemics: prevention of the harmful effects of tobacco, alcohol and ultra-processed food and drink industries.

PHAA Advocacy seminar: Reducing Alcohol related harm, 16 April 2013, Sydney
Panelists: Dr Alex Wodak AM, Professor Kate Conigrave, Mr Michael Thorn, Professor Sandra Jones

 A forum about food, 26 September 2012, Wollongong
Speakers: Professor Sandra Jones, Clare Hughes, Bridget Jarvis & Vanessa John

NSW Branch Annual General Meeting 2 August 2012
Speaker: Miriam Lyons: Big society and Australia: what can Australia learn from the UK's attempt to rapidly shift responsibility from the state to the corporate and community sectors?

NSW Branch Annual Reports

2011/2012 Annual Report
2012/2013 Annual Report
2013/2014 Annual Report

Strategic Plan

NSW Branch PHAA Strategic Plan 2013-2014

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