Events

We hold a range of events across Victoria and NSW and online. We will list these events here and will keep you updated via email and social media.

Please note, some of the these dates are still  to be confirmed and dates may change. We will also adjust our events as required in response to COVID-19 and the Government restrictions on social gatherings. These decisions will be made in alignment with our organisational policy to do our best to keep everyone safe during this period.

February 2021

CF professional development for educators: Introduction to CF – medical approach

Tuesday 2 February 2021, 4.00pm

Monash Children’s Hospital, together with The Royal Children’s Hospital and Cystic Fibrosis Community Care, are proud to present the Victorian Cystic Fibrosis Education Program for 2021. This year, educators of childcare, pre-school, primary school and secondary school will be able to take part in interactive online learning sessions that can be attended from your school or home.
Book your place

 

65K 4 65 Roses Walkathon

Saturday 13 February – Saturday 21 February 2021

The annual 65k 4 65 Roses Walkathon is going VIRTUAL in 2021. It will take place over the span of a week, from 13 February through 21 February with an emphasis on 65K Day, which will be 20 February.
Become part of this iconic walk and help Cystic Fibrosis Community Care and The Children’s Hospital at Westmead in the fight against cystic fibrosis.
Register now

 

CF professional development for educators: Nutritional management of CF and physiotherapy requirements

Tuesday 16 February 2021, 4.00pm

Monash Children’s Hospital, together with The Royal Children’s Hospital and Cystic Fibrosis Community Care, are proud to present the Victorian Cystic Fibrosis Education Program for 2021. This year, educators of childcare, pre-school, primary school and secondary school will be able to take part in interactive online learning sessions that can be attended from your school or home.
Book your place

 

School, CF and COVID

Thursday 18 February 2021

More details coming soon.

 

Support dinner: Essendon (Western Metro Melbourne area, VIC)

Tuesday 23 February 2021, 6.00pm – 9.00pm

If you live in the Western Metro area of Melbourne and have a family member who has CF, please join us at the Royal Hotel, 873 Mount Alexander Road, Essendon 3040, for dinner and a chat.  Our support dinners provide an opportunity for people living with CF and family members to meet others who are, or have been, in a similar situation. They are a great chance to meet new people and catch up with some old friends and share stories, experiences and resources.
RSVP’s close Monday 15 February.
Find out more and book your place 

 

March 2021

CF professional development for educators: CF parent and past student’s experiences

Tuesday 2 March 2021, 4.00pm

Monash Children’s Hospital, together with The Royal Children’s Hospital and Cystic Fibrosis Community Care, are proud to present the Victorian Cystic Fibrosis Education Program for 2021. This year, educators of childcare, pre-school, primary school and secondary school will be able to take part in interactive online learning sessions that can be attended from your school or home.
Find out more and book your place

 

Employment and Career Coaching Workshops: Workshop 1 (VIC)

Thursday 4 March 2021, 6.00pm

We are running a free 3-part workshop series with a professional career coach for our members living with CF, their partners and primary carers living in Victoria. Each workshop will have a different focus, you can come to all 3, or choose which is the most relevant to you. All workshops aim to build your skills up in seeking new employment opportunities.

Find out more and book your place below:

 

Employment and Career Coaching Workshops: Workshop 2 (VIC)

Thursday 11 March 2021, 6.00pm

We are running a free 3-part workshop series with a professional career coach for our members living with CF, their partners and primary carers living in Victoria. Each workshop will have a different focus, you can come to all 3, or choose which is the most relevant to you. All workshops aim to build your skills up in seeking new employment opportunities.

Find out more and book your place below:

 

Support dinner: Bendigo area (VIC)

Tuesday 23 March 2021, 6.00pm – 9.00pm

If you live in the Bendigo area and have a family member who has CF, please join us at The Rifle Brigade Hotel (137 View Street, Bendigo 3550), for dinner and a chat.  Our support dinners provide an opportunity for people living with CF and family members to meet others who are, or have been, in a similar situation. They are a great chance to meet new people and catch up with some old friends and share stories, experiences and resources.
RSVP’s close Monday 15 March.
Find out more and book your place

 

CF professional development for educators: Psychological impact of CF and the role of the Social Workers

Tuesday 16 March 2021, 4.00pm

Monash Children’s Hospital, together with The Royal Children’s Hospital and Cystic Fibrosis Community Care, are proud to present the Victorian Cystic Fibrosis Education Program for 2021. This year, educators of childcare, pre-school, primary school and secondary school will be able to take part in interactive online learning sessions that can be attended from your school or home.
Book your place

 

CFCC Annual General Meeting

Wednesday 17 March 2021

More details coming soon.

 

Employment and Career Coaching Workshops: Workshop 3 (VIC)

Thursday 18 March 2021, 6.00pm

We are running a free 3-part workshop series with a professional career coach for our members living with CF, their partners and primary carers living in Victoria. Each workshop will have a different focus, you can come to all 3, or choose which is the most relevant to you. All workshops aim to build your skills up in seeking new employment opportunities.

Find out more and book your place below:

 

CF professional development for educators: Hospital school teachers support and the CF CNCs roles

Tuesday 30 March 2021, 4.00pm

Monash Children’s Hospital, together with The Royal Children’s Hospital and Cystic Fibrosis Community Care, are proud to present the Victorian Cystic Fibrosis Education Program for 2021. This year, educators of childcare, pre-school, primary school and secondary school will be able to take part in interactive online learning sessions that can be attended from your school or home.
Book your place

 

April 2021

Support dinner: Outer East Metro Melbourne area (VIC)

Wednesday 21 April 2021

More details coming soon.

 

May 2021

Cystic Fibrosis Month

May 2021

More details coming soon.

 

High Tea (NSW)

Friday 21 May 2021

More details coming soon.

 

Afternoon tea for newly diagnosed families (VIC)

Saturday 22 May 2021

More details coming soon.

 

Online session: Ageing and CF

Thursday 27 May 2021

More details coming soon.

 

Support dinner: Newcastle area (NSW)

Friday 28 May 2021

More details coming soon.

 

June 2021

Afternoon tea for grandparents (VIC)

Saturday 5 June 2021

More details coming soon.

 

Support dinner: Warrnambool area (VIC)

Thursday 17 June 2021

More details coming soon.

 

Interclinic (NSW)

Thursday 17 June 2021

More details coming soon.

 

July 2021

Support dinner: Shepparton area (VIC)

Tuesday 20 July 2021

More details coming soon.

 

Support dinner: Port Macquarie area (NSW)

Friday 23 July 2021

More details coming soon.

 

August 2021

Online session: Fertility and CF

Tuesday 3 August 2021

More details coming soon.

 

Crazy Hair Day

Friday 6 August 2021

More details coming soon.

 

14th Australasian Cystic Fibrosis Conference 2021: Lay Conference

Saturday 7 August – Sunday 8 August 2021

This conference provides a collaborative and education forum for the CF community and CF professionals to help advance CF research and care. In 2021 CFA’s biennial conference brings together health professionals and members of the CF community from around the world to discuss and share ideas on the latest advance in CF research, care and drug development and to exchange ideas about ways to improve the health and quality of life for people with CF.
Find out more and book your place

 

14th Australasian Cystic Fibrosis Conference 2021: Medical Conference

Sunday 8 August – Tuesday 10 August 2021

This conference provides a collaborative and education forum for the CF community and CF professionals to help advance CF research and care. In 2021 CFA’s biennial conference brings together health professionals and members of the CF community from around the world to discuss and share ideas on the latest advance in CF research, care and drug development and to exchange ideas about ways to improve the health and quality of life for people with CF.
Find out more and book your place

 

A Night for CF (VIC)

Saturday 14 August 2021

More details coming soon.

 

Support dinner: Goulburn area (NSW)

Friday 20 August 2021

More details coming soon.

 

Support dinner: Geelong area (VIC)

Wednesday 25 August 2021

More details coming soon.

 

A Night for CF (NSW)

Saturday 28 August 2021

More details coming soon.

 

September 2021

Remembrance service (VIC)

Sunday 5 September 2021

More details coming soon.

 

Support dinner: South East Metro Melbourne area (VIC)

Wednesday 8 September 2021

More details coming soon.

 

Online session: Young carers

Wednesday 15 September 2021

More details coming soon.

 

Online session: Transitioning into Secondary School with CF

Thursday 16 September 2021

More details coming soon.

 

Online session: Starting Preschool/Primary School with CF

Sunday 19 September 2021

More details coming soon.

 

October 2021

Great Strides: Bendigo (VIC)

Sunday 10 October 2021

More details coming soon.

 

Great Strides: Sydney (NSW)

Sunday 10 October 2021

More details coming soon.

 

Online session: Self-advocacy with your clinic

Wednesday 13 October 2021

More details coming soon.

 

Great Strides: Melbourne (VIC)

Sunday 24 October 2021

More details coming soon.

 

Support dinner: Penrith area (NSW)

Friday 29 October 2021

More details coming soon.

 

November 2021

Support dinner: Bairnsdale area (VIC)

Thursday 18 November 2021

More details coming soon.

 

Interclinic (NSW)

Thursday 25 November 2021

More details coming soon.

 

Novemb-HER (VIC)

Sunday 28 November 2021

More details coming soon.