Event information

Event date 15 Oct 2020
Victoria Park Golf Club

309 Herston Road, Herston
Free onsite parking

Who should attend
  • General Practitioners
  • Specialists
  • Allied Health Professional
  • Practice Managers
  • Practice Office Staff

Email: registrations@amaq.com.au
Phone: (07) 3872 2222

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AMA Queensland's

Women in Medicine Breakfast 2020


When: Thursday 15 October 2020, 7am - 9am
Where: Victoria Park, Herston

It’s so nice to be together again.
This pandemic has caused heightened stress, anxiety and mental health issues across Australia and the world – especially for health workers.

Take the time to join us for a motivating and uplifting morning of support, networking and advice on nurturing your own mental health in these unpredictable times.

Special thanks to our sponsors

MDA National   Doctors Health Fund

Registrations close Wednesday 7 October.

  Individual registration Table of 10
Student/DiT member $70 $650


(includes practice staff in the employ of members and Queensland Women's Medical Society (QWMS)

$75 $700
Non-member $85 $800


Registrations close Wednesday 7 October.


Queensland Mental Health Commission Interim Executive Director

Bretine Curtis has 25 years of experience in mental health, alcohol and other drugs and suicide prevention.


Before joining the Commission in early 2019, Bretine held senior leadership positions in the West Moreton Hospital and Health Service. As the interim Executive Director of Mental Health and Specialised Services, she was responsible for the region's mental health and drug and alcohol services, primary health services in prisons, and statewide forensic mental health, learning, research and benchmarking programs.


She also held a director role in service development and performance, leading the development and monitoring of strategic and operational planning and service improvement. Bretine has led mental health education across Queensland, including work to support forensic mental health service clinical risk assessment and information packages.


As the Commission's interim Executive Director, Bretine oversees the implementation of the Shifting Minds: Queensland Mental Health Alcohol and Other Drugs Strategic Plan 2018-2023 and provides high-level analysis and advice about mental health, substance misuse and suicide prevention reform.


Queensland Doctors' Health Programme's Education Officer and Counsellor

Vicky has supported many doctors and medical students through her work for the Queensland Doctors’ Health Programme both via phone counselling and via development and delivery of education sessions across a wide breadth of doctors’ health issues. Vicky previously worked as a doctor, where she practiced as an advanced trainee in emergency medicine, both here in Australia and in the UK. She led the development of the University of Queensland’s Mental Health Strategy and has a private practice providing counselling for university students.