Past Event

LiverWELL Regional Forums – Bendigo

Event date
Wednesday, 18th May, 2022, 9:30am - 3:30pm

The LiverWELL Regional  Forum in Bendigo aims to build workers’ understanding of liver health and viral hepatitis, along with local perspectives and referral pathways to better support the community. Registration below

This free training workshop will feature expert presenters, lived experience speaker and community-based health experts, which will develop understanding on:

  • how to support people in the community with viral hepatitis and liver disease.
  • the care and referral pathway local to your area.
  • perinatal care and mothers living with hepatitis B
  • Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Communities
  • mental health
  • sexual reproductive health

The Bendigo Forum will include:

  • Jennifer MacLachlan Senior Epidemiologist WHO Collaborating Centre for Viral Hepatitis, The Doherty Institute
  • Nafisa YussfSocial Researcher and Project Manager at 
    WHO Collaborating Centre for Viral Hepatitis and The Doherty Institute
  • Raelene Vine & Louise HollandClinical Nurse Consultant Infectious Diseases Service and Sexual Health Nurse
  • Tha Hay Tha Brown Community Worker
  • Dr. Leslie Fisher Local Bendigo Gastroenterologist, Hepatologist, and General Physician
  • Sarah Lorrimar – Sexual Reproductive Health Promotion Coordinator
  • Mandy Ritchie – Lived experience speaker and AOD Worker


Bendigo Bank Theatre – Capital Theatre

50 View St, Bendigo VIC 3550

(online zoom link will be sent to those attending virtually after completing registrations)



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

Catering will be included – limited seats availableRegistrations will close 16th May.

Enquiries contact Alain


LiverWELL: Bendigo Forum Registration Form

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LiverWELL acknowledges the support of the Victorian Government.
We welcome people from all cultures, nationalities and religions. Being inclusive and providing equitable services is our commitment.

ABN 48 656 812 701

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.