Samar Aoun is Professor of Palliative Care, School of Nursing, Midwifery and Paramedicine, Associate Dean of Research, Faculty of Health sciences, Curtin University, and Adjunct Professor, Monash University and La Trobe University. Samar has a PhD in Medical Demography from London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, University of London, UK, and a Masters of Public Health from the American University of Beirut, Lebanon. Samar has undertaken a number of projects that informed policy on service planning and the development of support structures for the palliative care community at the state, national and international levels.
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After training as a research psychologist at the University of Western Australia and lecturing in a number of Australian universities, Dr Lawrence entered politics in 1986, serving at both State and Federal levels for 21 years. She was at various times W.A Minister for Education and Aboriginal affairs and was the first woman Premier and Treasurer of a State government.
Andrew Horabin is a professional speaker, facilitator, author, comedian and award-winning singer/songwriter.
Over 22 years, he has worked with big and small business, Government departments, local councils, professional associations and NGO’s across Australia and overseas – with groups and audiences totaling hundreds of thousands of people.
Using personal stories and case studies this keynote presentation will reinforce the critical role of cemeteries in providing families and friends with an important connection to lost loved ones, both at the time of the funeral or cremation and beyond. It will give the leaders an opportunity to revisit the compelling and self-evident purpose served by their organisations and the sense of pride that all staff should be able to feel about the work they do.
What to expect in 2016!
In 2016 we have placed huge emphasis on professional development, as it was received very well in Hobart in 2015. Plus, there will be amazing networking opportunities to further extend your contacts within the industry. Continue reading “Perth Conference, 25-28 September 2016”
BRYAN ELLIOTT CEO of Centennial Park Cemetery , ACCA Board Member, Past President of ACCA, Chair of Finance & Audit Committee, Conference Committee member and International ACCA Delegate Representative.
As most of us know, Bryan Elliott has been in our industry for nearly 15 years. He has been engaged with ACCA for 10 of those years, initially as Centennial Park’s Authorised Representative. Such was Bryan’s appetite to get more deeply involved in the industry, he found his way onto the Board of Directors of ACCA, where he became an integral cog in the wheel of our association. He was then appointed to and served the association as its President between October 2010 – October 2012 Continue reading “Bryan Elliott”