• 2014, Aug 26

    CMDFA Response to Euthanasia

    According to the Australian Medical Association, “Euthanasia is the act of deliberately ending the life of a patient for the purpose of ending intolerable pain or suffering”. Physician-assisted suicide (PAS) occurs “where the assistance of the medical practitioner is intentionally directed at enabling an individual to end his or her own life”  and usually this involves the provision of a prescription.  Read More

    • Praise and Worship Night


      The Annual VIC Praise and Worship Night is right around the corner and we invite you all to join us for a night of worship and glory to our Lord Almighty.

      There will be praise, prayer and games in a wonderful time of fellowship and some delicious supper will be provided.

      Date: Friday 29th August Time: 7.30 - 9.30 pm

      Venue: Melbourne Chinese Baptist Church

      Feel free to bring your friends! All health discipline students are welcome!

      Please RSVP at so we know numbers for catering.

    • Annual Partners Dinner - Medical Colleagues Welcome - Brisbane


      Speaker - Hon. Tim Mander

       For the last ten years, the Christian Dental Fellowship of Qld has held an annual Partners Dinner and have hosted a wide variety of speakers in that time.  This year, we are fortunate enough to have as our guest speaker, the Hon. Tim Mander, who is an ex-NRL referee, ex-CEO of SU Qld and now, Minister for Housing and Public Works for the State Government.   We would, therefore, like to extend a warm invitation to the wider medical fraternity, both undergraduate and professional, and their partners, to join us

      for an evening of food, fellowship and faith-building.   Please put the date into your diaries as an evening not to be missed. More details later.

    • ONE


      6pm onwards

      South Yarra Presbyterian Church

      Eph 4:4-6 There is one body and one Spirit ... one lord, one faith, one baptism; one God and Father of all, who is over all and through all and in all.

      A united move of Christian health professionals, dentists, nurses, allied health staff and students gathering under, celebrating and lifting up the ONE name.

      Supper provide. FREE event.

      Please RSVP by September 1st to to assist with catering.



    • Annual Thanksgiving Dinner - WA


      Rothschild Room, Perth Zoo, South Perth

      Testimonies from

      • Dr Keith Bender
      • Dr Jill Wyatt
      • Dr Grace Tran


      • $120 Standard
      • $100 Retirees and Students

      to register

      Register by 6th September for catering purposes

      More information:



    • India Medical Mission 15-28 September 2014, last date applications 30 June


      Last date for receiving completed application 30 June 2014

      Global Aid Network (GAIN) Australia is planning to do a medical mission in the state of Bihar in India. Bihar is one of the North Eastern states of India located between New Delhi and Calcutta. Applications are invited from those who are interested to serve in this mission trip. Participants are expected to make themselves available throughout the duration of the trip. Our mission is to show the love of Jesus Christ to people in need. We provide medical help as well as free medicines and humanitarian aid to the needy.

      Please note that you need to be a medical practitioner to be able to participate in this trip.

      The cost of the tip is $3,000 per person. This includes return international air fares, taxes, travel insurance, accommodation on a twin share basis, transportation, food, sightseeing expenses, GAIN T-shirts and GAIN annual membership.

      Applications can be completed and submitted online through Global Aid Network web site http;//

      Or if you would like form sent email or call Jill 0414 157916


    • Save the Date! Saline Training Event - WA


      Being salty at work

      Yorkine Baptist Church, 50 Frape Avenue, Yokine


      • $25 Graduates
      • $15 Students

      Cost Includes:

      • Morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea
      • Course materials

      to register

      Register by 13/9/14

      More information:


    • NSW Annual Dinner


      18th October 7pm -  SMBC Croydon

      Speaker: Prof  Kim Oates

      Biography attached

      Registration Form



      $50 -  Graduates (on-line registration available below or download attached registration form)

      $20 -  Students   (please use attached registration form - on-line registration will be available soon)

       Donations towards a student's attendance (optional) - please use attached registration form or contact the office - on-line donations will be available soon

      * Required


      Credit Card
      Hosted Credit Card (remove if not required)
      Gift Voucher



    • Recent Graduates Retreat 2014


      14 - 16 November 2014, Mornington Peninsula, VIC

      We would like to welcome you to Victoria for this year's Recent Grads Retreat, to be held in the lovely Mornington Peninsula over the weekend of 14-16 November 2014

      This year's theme is Fighting Cynicism; the program will run from Friday evening to Sunday midday.

      Spaces are very limited so please register early!

      More details and registrations are on the website at    Email:


    • VISION 2015


      VISION 2015

      Friday January 23 - Monday January 26 (Australia Day Weekend)

      CYC Burleigh, 22-28 Rudd Street, Burleigh Heads, QLD

      Vision is a conference for student leaders of Christian medical and dental campus groups throughout Australia. it is a time to reflect, challenge one another, plan for the future, and grow as leaders.

      To come to Vision, you need to be nominated by your Campus group leader. However, if you think you've got what it takes, don't be shy - talk to them today and show your interest.

      My medical or dental campus doesn't have a Christian group? Well, it's time to start one! let us know and we'd love to invite you to Vision and help equip you to start a movement at your University or Hospital in 2015.

      Cost: Students - $110;    Mentors - $300;    Linen is available for an extra $20

      On-line registration available soon



    • IMPACT-2015


      IMPACT 2015 - FAITH AND WORK - April 24-27, 2015

      The Christian Medical and Dental Fellowship of Australia invites you to join us for IMPACT 2015!

      Location: Campaspe Downs,Trentham Road, Kyneton, VIC

      Theme: Faith and Work

      Speakers: To be announced – get excited!

      IMPACT 2015 Presentation

      IMPACT 2015 Information 

      Contact us at with any questions.


    Medical Intern, Austin Hospital Melbourne

    Amongst para-church organisations I have been part of, none is more cutting edge than the work of CMDFA. That is why I am a proud member of this community, and will do anything to see it succeed beyond the dreams of men.

    Dr. James Wei

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