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 – Melbourne

Saturday 24 August 2019 1.30 pm – 3.30 pm
Library at the Dock (Performance Space), 107 Victor Harbour Promenade, DOCKLANDS

Haemochromatosis Australia will host a free public haemochromatosis information session in the Performance Space at the Library at the Dock.

Come along and hear our guest speakers speak about the condition and answer your questions.

Dr Katie Allen MP, Member for Higgins
The Personal And Community Impact of haemochromatosis

Launch and demonstration of new haemochromatosis management smartphone App

Dr Jackie Coughlin, Australian Red Cross Blood Service
Therapeutic Donor Program

Tony Moorhead, Haemochromatosis Australia
Haemochromatosis – the facts

Question and Answer panel

The information session will be followed by light refreshments. This is a chance to meet other people living with the condition and say hello to representatives of the national support group, Haemochromatosis Australia.

RSVP by email or call our INFO LINE 1300 019 028.

Annual General Meeting – Haemochromatosis Australia

Saturday 24 August 2019 4.00 pm– 4.30 pm
Library at the Dock (Performance Space), 107 Victor Harbour Promenade, DOCKLANDS

The Annual General meeting of the association will follow the public information session. Members are invited to participate, Guests are welcome to stay on and observe. RSVP by email or call our INFO LINE 1300 019 028.

Volunteer Workshop – Sunday 25 August, Melbourne

Haemochromatosis Australia will host a volunteer training and discussion event from 9 am – 3 pm.

If you are interested in volunteering for Haemochromatosis Australia and attending the event, please contact HA President Dianne Prince Princedianne.prince@ha.org.au or 0418 494 113.

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