2018 HGQ Committee Nominations

2017 Executive Committee

We would like to introduce the 2017 HGQ Executive Committee to HGQ Members - President: Jerres Alcober; Secretary: Amanda Marsden; Treasurer: Becca Hobbs; Committee Members: Jason Tu; Melissa Hillas; Greg Viggers; David Gan; Kellie Vukovic; Arin Chandra; Barry Madigan; Brett Harrison, Lloyd Blundell.

HGQ Committee List

2018 HGQ Committee Nominations

2018 HGQ Committee Nominations

The HGQ AGM will be held in Nov/Dec 2017 prior. To nominate to be part of the HGQ Committee in 2018 and for details of committee responsibilities click the link below:

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Official Website Sponsors

Official Website Sponsors

We are proud to announce Dako as a 2017 Platinum Sponsor of the official HGQ website. The HGQ look forward to working with all supportive businesses this year.

Sponsor Website

Sullivan Nicolaides Pathology – 1st HGQ Scientific Meeting of 2017

The 1st scientific meeting of 2017 will be hosted by SNP & HGQ on Thursday 6th April 2017 from 6:30pm – 8:00pm at Sullivan Nicolaides Pathology – Central Laboratory – 24 Hurworth St, Bowen Hills, QLD 4006. Guest speaker – Ted Ditchmen – “The Big Move: Taringa to Bowen Hills”. The presentation will be followed by light Food and Beverages then a guided tour through the new lab. HGQ members & non-members welcome to attend. RSVP – Thu 6th April 2016 at 5:30pm (spots are limited). Click here to RSVP and for more info. Hope to see you there.

Trivia Night – Who’s in?

Trivia Night – Who doesn’t love Trivia? The HGQ love trivia!! Please submit your interest (form below) in attending a Trivia Night with dinner, prizes and fun-times all hosted by the HGQ.


2017 HGQ Committee has been elected

We would like to take this opportunity to introduce the 2017 HGQ Executive Committee  – President – Jerres Alcober (PQ-TPCH); Secretary – Amanda Marsden (PQ-PAH); Treasurer – Becca Hobbs (BQ); Committee – David Gan (QML); Melissa Hillas (Mater); Kellie Vukovic (SNP); Barry Madigan (PQ-RBWH); Jason Tu (PQ-PAH); Greg Viggers (PQ-GCUH); Arin Chandra (PQ-TPCH); Lloyd Blundell (Trade); Brett Harrison (Trade). The newly-elected committee are looking forward to providing HGQ members with numerous educational and enjoyable experiences in 2017.

Scientific Meeting – ASC/HGQ & HGQ AGM

ascthe-fox-hotelLeica shortHGQ-Short-Black-2012The upoming 4th scientific meeting will be hosted jointly by ASC and HGQ on Friday 18th November 2016 from 6:00pm – Venue: The Fox Hotel. This event is proudly sponsored by Leica Biosystems. Our 1st confirmed speaker is Associate Professor Michael Buckland (Neuropathology) from Royal Prince Alfred Hospital. We will have 2 guest speakers in total to present to attendees on the night. The HGQ AGM will also be held prior to the scientific meeting (For 2017 HGQ Committee Nominations click here). Dinner & Beverages to be provided. ASC, HGQ members & non-members welcome to attend the scientific meeting. RSVP via this link: Thu 17th Nov 2016 at 5:30pm.

Thank you – HSNSW/HGQ Conference Port Macquarie

img_0453-1The HSNSW & HGQ would like to take this opportunity to thank all involved to make this a successful event – delegates, speakers, trade, venue.¬†A special mention goes to the organising committee for the effort prior and during the conference to make this joint event happen. It’s greatly appreciated. Looking forward to the following upcoming event – ASC/HGQ joint scientific meeting & HGQ AGM.

HSNSW/HGQ Joint State Conference – It Begins

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Joint State Conference 2016HSNSW/HGQ Joint State Conference РPort Macquarie starts today. To stay up-to-date and to get involved in the interactive conference experience, please download the HGQ smart device app via the following link: http://histotechnology.eventapp.com.au/ . See you there and enjoy the conference.

HSNSW/HGQ Joint State Conference – Workshop Update

Panthers Port Macquarie LogoIMPORTANT UPDATE – Workshop # 2 – PRESENTATION SKILLS – Dr Joe McDermott, Lab Plus, NZ (Speaker info) – Fri 30 Sep – HSNSW/HGQ Joint State Conference – Workshop #2 registration is now FREE but spots are VERY LIMITED. Please reserve your spot now to avoid missing out – To register, click on this link.

Scientific Meeting – Joint AIMS/HGQ – The Pineapple Hotel

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Back by popular demand, the upcoming 3rd scientific meeting will be hosted jointly by AIMS and HGQ at The Pineapple Hotel on¬†Tuesday¬†30th August 2016 from¬†6:00pm. This event is proudly supported by Leica Biosystems. Our 3 guest speakers & their topics has been confirmed –¬†Dr Jason Stone (QML),¬†Dr Michelle Bryan (GCUH)¬†&¬†Dr Elise Pelzer (QUT).¬†Canap√©s & Beverages to be provided.¬†AIMS, HGQ members & non-members welcome to attend.¬†RSVP via this link: Tuesday¬†30th August¬†2016 at 5:30pm