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Creating Community Connections-ADOHTA (NSW) AGM & PDD

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Moby's Beachside Retreat

4 Red Gum Road

Boomerang Beach, NSW 2428


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You're invited to attend the ADOHTA (NSW) Inc. AGM & Professional Devlopment Day, to be held in the beautiful Pacific Palms at Moby's Beachside Retreat on November 3rd, 2018. The theme is 'Creating Community Connections'. This year, we will also be hosting an informal cocktail event after the CPD sessions for you to catch up with colleagues & continue making connections.

Ticket prices include delegate bags, trade displays, morning tea, lunch & afternoon tea, as well as up to 6 CPD points including the AGM

As a thank you to members who register for our International Conference in Hobart in September 2018, ADOHTA (NSW) Inc are offering a discount to also attend our Professional Development Day.


Speaker 1

Dr John Skinner
Senior Research Fellow | Sydney University
Aboriginal Oral Health Work

Speaker 2

Yvonne Dimitropoulos
PhD Candidate | Poche Centre
Community-led strategies to control dental caries in Aboriginal children

This presentation outlines a suite of strategies, which have been developed in consultation with Aboriginal communities in Central Northern NSW and are implemented and led by the local community to control dental caries in aboriginal children.

Speaker 3

Mrs Heather Cavanagh
Owning your own Dental Practice

Speaker 4

A/Prof Ajesh George & Amy Villarosa
A/Prof | Research Director COHORTE | Nursing & Midwifery | WSU | SWSLHD / Ingham Institute Applied Medical Research | FoDent USyd
The role of non-dental professionals in OHP including proven model of care & CHEWI Model to expand OHT scope of practice in paediatric obesity

Speaker 5

Ms Kay Franks
University of Newcastle
It's all about me

This presentation will cover looking after your physical & mental health as an oral health therapist

Speaker 6

Claire Phelan

Title TBC


Following tradition of previous years for our Professional Develoment Days, ADOHTA (NSW) will have a box available for donations of hotel toiletries, which will be presented to Great Lakes Women's Shelter on the Day.

The Great Lakes Women's Shelter is a community-based, non-profit womens shelter providing accommodation & specialist support for women experiencing domestic violence & homelessness. The Shelter opened in January 2016 & has been full ever since, helping the women & children in the Forster-Tuncurry region.

If you have any unopened hotel size toiletries, please bring them along & donate to this worthy community cause.

Social Cocktail Event

ADOHTA (NSW) invites each of our delegates & their partners/spouses to attend our social cocktail event to be held from 5-6pm in the function room at Moby's.

Beer, wine & soft drinks will be included, along with a selection of canapes. Additional drinks such as cocktails & spirits may be purchased.

ADOHTA members will receive discounted entry to the cocktail event. Tickets may be purchased at the same time as purchasing tickets for the AGM & Professional Development Day, or at a later date*.

Getting There

Mobys is an easy drive north of Newcastle or Sydney, much of it freeway. Take a right onto the lakes way (1.5km North of Bulahdelah) Continue for half an hour taking in the beautiful views as you go. When you reach Pacific Palms take the Blueys and Boomerang Beach turn off and continue through the village and over the rise of the headland. Mobys is on your left, directly opposite the stunning south end of Boomerang Beach

Where to Stay & Things to Do

There are many accommodation options in & around Pacific Palms, which is about 30 mins from Forster. Here are a few places we have found around Pacific Palms with availabilities for this weekend. Please note, some places require a minimum of 2 nights booking.

Why not make a weekend of it & enjoy some of the many fatastic activities & sights the Great Lakes area has to offer, including bush, beach & lake walks around Boomerang Beach & Wallis Lake, swimming, whale watching & tours in Forster, surfing, kayaking, & Farmers Markets in Tuncurry, among many others. Running on the Saturday is the Lakeside Festival, a fun event for other family members to head along to while we spend the day expanding our community connections & challenging our minds. https://lakesidefestival.com.au/lakeside-music-festival-information/

Moby's Beachside Retreat

Various types of beach houses are availabe, with a minimum 2 night stay. To receive a better rate, we recommend booking directly with the venue directly via phone or email.

Contact: Ph: 1800 655 322 email: bookings@mobys.com.au

Pacific Palms Caravan Park

6 minute drive from the venue. A 2 night minimum stay is also required.


Contact: Ph: (02) 6554 0209

Bluey's by the Beach Motel

2 minute drive from the venue. No minimum number of nights. A small number of rooms have been set aside for delegates. We recommend calling up before 1st September to increase your chance of securing a booking.


Contact: Ph: (02) 6554 0665 email: info@blueysbythebeach.com.au

*Refunds will not be issued for non-attendance at the event. Members will be sent an invoice for the remainder of the full non-member amount. Cancellations may be made up to 7 days prior to the event for a full refund. Cancellations made less than 7 days prior will not receive a refund. Cancellations must be made in writing to adohta-nsw@adohta.net.au

'Member' definition: a member of ADOHTA or DHAA in any state or branch at the time of booking.

'Student'definition: Must be student members of ADOHTA at the time of booking. Student membership is free.

Eligibility for additional discount includes delegates who are regsitered for both the ADOHTA International Conference in Hobart & the ADOHTA (NSW) Inc Professional Development Day at Moby's Beachside Retreat, & who are members of either ADOHTA or DHAA at the time of booking.

Disclaimer: ADOHTA (NSW) Inc. reserve the right to take photographs on the day, to be used for such purposes as advertising, news & print, social media, & any other forms of appropriate media. If you do not wish for your photos to be used, please contact ADOHTA (NSW) Inc. by email at adohta-nsw@adohta.net.au

Please email any dietary requirements to adohta-nsw@adohta.net.au at least 7 days prior to the event.

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4 Red Gum Road

Boomerang Beach, NSW 2428


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