Category Archives: Events

HGQ & AIMS QLD Scientific Meeting Speaker Line-up

Did you register for the meeting tomorrow? If so, see below the amazing line-up of speakers that will be presenting tomorrow night!

Dr Allan Hicks

A comparative study of the staining properties of Elastin in rehydrated mummified tissue or where’s the wrinkle cream, Mummy?

Dr Jack Garland

It’s What’s Inside That Counts: Histopathology in Forensic Pathology

Associate Professor Carney Matheson

The things cells can tell in a forensic investigation

HGQ Trivia Night

It’s that time of year for you to rally up some co-workers, family or friends and join the HGQ for another fabulous Trivia Night! Hosted at the Pineapple Hotel in Kangaroo Point, register your team to go head-to-head on the 28th July.

Pineapple Hotel – 28th July – $45pp incl. meal and trivia – RSVP before the 17th July!

Click here to download the full flyer. Please note payment details and Registration form on page 2 of download.


Thank you to everyone that attended the recent Queensland State Histology Conference and HGQ AGM up in beautiful Far North Queensland. It was a wonderful event with some spectacular presentations amongst beautiful scenery.

Keep an eye out for the next Tissue Paper to hear more about the event and to see if you can spot familiar faces in the pictures!

Head to our Facebook for some updates from during the weekend.

Upcoming Scientific Meeting

The HGQ and AIMS Queensland State Branch are hosting a combined scientific meeting on Thursday 25th August at The Normanby Hotel, Brisbane. Come along to see presentations with a theme of the Respiratory System from the bellow:

Transfusion-Related Acute Lung Injury (TRALI)A/Prof John-Paul Tung – Australian Red Cross Lifeblood

Long COVID and Lung FunctionDr Indu Singh – Griffith University Gold Coast campus

Molecular Tests in Lung PathologyDr Tommy Brennan – Mater Hospital

To register please visit Closes 23/8/2022 3pm AEST

(Click the poster to download)

Queensland State Histology Conference & HGQ AGM -Registrations Now Open!

After many months of pandemic-related schedule changes, the HGQ is excited to officially announce that the Queensland State Histology Conference and HGQ AGM registration is now live and we look forward to seeing you there!

For registration, sponsorship, event details, accommodation and more – click here for the official site.

2020 HGQ Events

The HGQ committee has some exciting events for members during the year. Stay tuned. For more info, click the following link.  Please email to find out HGQ Sponsorship Opportunities (Event, Website, Newsletter) in 2020. Please save the following dates: FEB – Newsletter (Vol 50); MAR – Scientific Meeting (Envoi – THU 12 MAR – Date Updated); MAY – Newsletter (Vol 51), Scientific Meeting (IQ Pathology – Thu 07 May – Venue Updated); JUN – Trivia Night (Fri 03 Jul – Date Updated); AUG – Newsletter (Vol 52), Scientific Meeting (AIMS/HGQ – Thu 13 Aug); OCT – Conference & AGM (Cairns – Fri 09 – Sun 11 Oct); NOV – Newsletter (Vol 53)

2019 HGQ AGM & Scientific Meeting Wrap-Up

Thank you to our guests, speakers, sponsor & venue for another enjoyable AGM & Scientific Meeting. Special mention to the 2019 HGQ committee for another eventful year in providing networking and continuing educational opportunities for our members. Congratulations and Welcome to our newly elected 2020 HGQ committee. Next year promises to be an exciting year for our committee and members.

Trivia Night 2019

It’s back in 2019…the HGQ Trivia Night. Last year, over 100 people attended. This year, we anticipate it will be bursting at the seams. Lab vs Lab, Mate vs Mate. Spots are limited. Book your table now via for your team’s chance for ultimate glory. PLEASE NOTE: Venue has CHANGED to QA Hotel (due to refurbishment of the Normanby Hotel). For Booking Forms & Official Flyer (Venue details updated) including more information go to