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  • 2014, Aug 29

    ICMDA WORLD CONGRESS - Report

    The world Congress was held in Rotterdam form July 19th - 26th. This was attended by Bill Hague, Regional Secretary for Oceania, and including Bill there were 32 people from Australia, 7 from New Zealand and 4 from PNG, .Australia helped subsidise the 4 PNG attendees and within the Aussie group there were 3 students whose attendance with your help was sponsored by the National Office, New South Wales and Queensland regions. It is their photo which is heading the article.    Read More

  • UPCOMING EVENTS
    • Annual Partners Dinner - Medical Colleagues Welcome - Brisbane

      06-Sep-2014


      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

      06-Sep-2014

      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 onecmdfa@yahoo.com.au to assist with catering.

       

       

    • Annual Thanksgiving Dinner - WA

      13-Sep-2014

      Rothschild Room, Perth Zoo, South Perth

      Testimonies from Dr Keith Bender Dr Jill Wyatt Dr Grace Tran

      Price $120 Standard $100 Retirees and Students

      to register

      Register by 6th September for catering purposes

      More information: cmdfawa@gmail.com

       

       

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

      15-Sep-2014

      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;//globalaid.net.au/opportunities/project-application-form/

      Or if you would like form sent email gain@globalaid.net.au or call Jill 0414 157916

       

    • CMDFA Tri-Uni Praise and Worship Night

      20-Sep-2014


      Our identity in Christ

      We have heard “being” is more important than “doing” and our doing should be an outflow of our being. So who are we? And as Christian med and dental students what distinguishes us from the rest? When we know our being we will know what we ought to do! This is an inaugural combined event between Bond, Griffith and UQ med and dental Christian students with a theme of "Our identity in Christ". Get excited for a night of praise & worship, bible reading and fellowship!

      Speaker: Dr Tash Yates

      Date: Sat 20th Sept 2014

      Time: 6pm onwards

      Venue: Brisbane Chinese Alliance Church, 983 Rochedale Road, Rochedale Qld 4123

      Contacts: Please refer to the flyers

    • Save the Date! Saline Training Event - WA

      20-Sep-2014

      Being salty at work

      Yorkine Baptist Church, 50 Frape Avenue, Yokine

      Cost: $25 Graduates $15 Students Cost Includes: Morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea Course materials

      to register

      Register by 13/9/14

      More information: cmdfawa@gmail.com



       

    • NSW Annual Dinner

      18-Oct-2014

      18th October 7pm -  SMBC Croydon

      Speaker: Prof  Kim Oates

      Biography attached

      Registration Form

       

      Cost

      $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

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    • Recent Graduates Retreat 2014

      14-Nov-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 www.cmdfaretreat2014.strikingly.com    Email:  recentgrads@cmdfa.org.au

       


    • Intermed Summer School

      04-Jan-2015

      Intermed Summer School in International Health and Development

      4-23 January 2015

      18th Summer School in International Health and Development 2015 for Christian Health Professionals

    • VISION 2015

      23-Jan-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

      24-Apr-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 2015impact@gmail.com with any questions.


       

    As I found leading doctors in the CMDFA had a Godly compassion, I felt drawn to become a member. I believe members of the CMDFA can be a great help to all colleagues and patients by showing that although medical science is very important we are body, mind and spirit.

    Prof Graeme Clark AC, FAA, FRS, (Hon) FRCS

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