Past Event

LiverWELL Regional Forums – Ballarat

Event date
Thursday, 24th November, 2022, 10:00am - 2:00pm

The LiverWELL Regional Forum in Ballarat aims to build health workers’ understanding of liver health and viral hepatitis, along with local perspectives and referral pathways to better support the community. This event will also provide opportunities to network and to discuss strengths and barriers around access, information and service delivery.

Please register below!

This free training workshop will feature presentations, guest speakers and a lived experience speaker, which will develop understanding on:

  • how to support people in the community with viral hepatitis
  • hepatitis C care and referral pathways
  • treatment, care and monitoring of hepatitis B
  • engaging with vulnerable communities
  • stigma and discrimination
  • the lived experience

The Ballarat Forum will include:

  • Dr. Amanda Wade – Blood Borne Viruses Medical Lead at Barwon Health, Senior Research Fellow at the Burnet Institute and Adjunct Senior Research Fellow at Monash University
  • Dr. Jong Khen Chin – Gastroenterologist at Ballarat Base Hospital and Footscray Hospital
  • Michelle Orr Integrated Hepatitis C Nurse at Ballarat Community Health
  • Heather Humm Alcohol and other Drugs Team Lead at Uniting Ballarat
  • Chloe Montgomery – Specialist Alcohol and other Drugs Clinician at Uniting Ballarat
  • Mei – Lived Experience Speaker
  • Pearl Prabal – Health Promotion Knowledge Officer at LiverWELL (inc. Hepatitis Victoria)
  • Alain Palines – Health Promotion Officer and Multicultural Community Educator at LiverWELL (inc. Hepatitis Victoria)

Read the Ballarat Forum Agenda Here

Time and location:

24 November, 2022.
10:00am – 2:00pm

Garden Room, Oscar’s Hotel.
18 Doveton St S, Ballarat Central VIC 3350

Certificates of attendance and resources will be provided for those who attend the forum.

Limited seats available so register now. Registrations will close 20th November.

Catering will be included.

Do you have any questions, or would you like to be involved? Please contact Alain

Ballarat Forum Full Agenda
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We acknowledge the traditional owners of the lands where we work - the lands of the Woi-Wurrung Wurundjeri people of the Kulin Nations. We express our gratitude to them for their continued care and curation of these lands and waters. We pay our respects to Elders past and present.

LiverWELL observes and honours the Kulin Nation's intrinsic connection to land, sky and water, and the creator Bunjil. LiverWELL is committed to being led and informed by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders on bridging health outcomes for communities and improving liver health.