Children’s Healthcare Australia Conference

1 November, 2012

Much of the initial set-up work of designing logos and a website, and printing flyers and publicity material, was driven by an invitation to present a consumer perspective at the Children’s Healthcare Australasia conference in Sydney in October 2012. This meeting proved to be an invaluable opportunity to make connections with other parties interested in […]

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From living room to lobbying: How MissingSchool came to be

1 September, 2012

In February 2012, three Canberra mothers met in a suburban living-room to celebrate their children’s recovery from long and frightening critical illness. They were also keen to discuss their concerns about the impact of those illnesses on their children’s friendships and schooling. Each child’s illness had been different but they shared a common experience of […]

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