From time to time Haemochromatosis Australia organises public information sessions and support meetings around the country. The majority of these are held around World Haemochromatosis Week in early June each year.

Coming Events

Public Information Session – Perth

Saturday 19 October 2.00 pm
State Library of WA, Great Southern Room (fourth floor)
25 Francis St, Perth Cultural Centre, Perth

Haemochromatosis Australia will host a free public haemochromatosis information session. Come along and hear our guest speakers speak about the condition and answer your questions. This is a great opportunity to meet other people living with the condition and say hello to representatives of the national support group, Haemochromatosis Australia.

Guest speakers will include:

Professor John Olynyk, Head of Gastroenterology, Fiona Stanley and Fremantle Hospital Group

Dr Peter Bentley, Senior Medical Officer, Australian Red Cross Blood Service

Dr Graeme Caroll, Rheumatologist

Getting There:

Parking & Transport


The Great Southern Room is on the 4th floor. Access is available via back of house if you are unable to use stairs from the 3rd floor. The Library advises they appreciate notification beforehand but it is not essential. Toilets are through the staff kitchen area and disability toilets are inside the toilet block. Contact the Library at 08 9427 3111 or info@slwa.wa.gov.au .

RSVP or enquiries: admin@ha.org.au or 1300 019 028 (during business hours in your state).

OVERLOAD Art Exhibition, Deloraine, TAS
Blood is Life – a group art exhibition

Deloraine Hospital Gallery, 17 East Barrack St, Deloraine, TAS

The exhibition will run from 31 May until 9 November 2019.
For more information, contact the exhibition curator
Sheila Stevenson 0428 576 795.

South Australian Support Group

Some of our members from South Australia get together from time to time for a chat and a cup of coffee.  The group meets 4 – 5 times a year on a Saturday at 2pm at Bocelli’s, Hutt Street, Adelaide. The next meeting will be 14 September 2019.

Contact Matthew on 0412 766 925  or matthew.howie@ha.org.au to advise you are attending or for more information.


Cheryl Wilson organises an informal support group that meets twice a year at Cheryl’s home for a chat and a cuppa. The meeting take place at 2pm on the second Sunday in March and September. Give Cheryl a ring on 07 4635 6275 if you would like to attend.

Townsville Support Group

If you’re interested in joining a local support group contact Sheryl on 07 4725 3973  or mobile 0408 702300 or email tom.brannan@bigpond.com