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2020 HGQ Committee

We would like to introduce the 2020 HGQ Executive Committee to HGQ Members - President: Jerres Alcober; Secretary: Amanda Marsden; Treasurer: Mark Bromley; Committee Members: Chris Cazier; Melissa Hillas; Greg Bowlay; Emma Hughes; Michelle Goddard; Lloyd Blundell; Brett Harrison; Jessica Ellis; Chino Ho Suen

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Become a HGQ Member

Become a HGQ Member

The HGQ membership entitles members to regular updates, the Tissue Paper, Dinner & beverages included at AGM. Membership is open to all interested parties and is FREE. Click the link below to become a HGQ member:

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2020 Website Sponsorship

2020 Website Sponsorship

2020 HGQ Official Website Sponsorship Opportunities are now available. Please contact for more information.

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Scientific Meeting & AGM – The Normanby Hotel

The 3rd & last scientific meeting of 2019 including the HGQ AGM will be hosted at the NEW Normanby Hotel on THU 24th OCT 2019 from 6:00pm to 8:30pm. 2020 HGQ Committee Nominations can be completed by clicking on this link. There will be finger foods, beverages & presentations provided. Cost – HGQ members – FREE. RSVP EXTENDED to Thu 24th Oct by 5:00pm via this link

Nominations NOW Open – 2020 HGQ Committee

Nominations are NOW OPEN for the 2020 HGQ Committee. The committee will be elected by attending members at the upcoming AGM on Thu 24th Oct (SAVE-THE-DATE; more info to come). If you would like the opportunity to volunteer your time, skills & knowledge, take on a challenge, and give back to the local & wider histology community, nominate for the 2020 HGQ committee here . 

Scientific Meeting – Joint AIMS/HGQ 2019

The upcoming joint scientific meeting, proudly sponsored by Trajan, will be hosted by AIMS and HGQ at The Pineapple Hotel on Thursday 22nd August 2019 from 6:00pm to 9:00pm at The Pineapple Hotel (Full itinerary via link below). The theme of the presentations for this event is “LIVER”. Canapés & Beverages provided prior to the presentations. Cost – AIMS & HGQ members – FREE; Non-members – $20 (Pay on arrival). RSVP via this link:  EXTENDED Thu 22nd Aug 2019 at 12:00pm.

Workshop 2019 – Thank You & Feedback

Thank you to all that made the 2019 Workshop a huge success. Your suggestions and feedback will help make any future workshops bigger & better. To be in the random prize draw to receive a $50 gift card, please complete the workshop survey here. Survey & Entries has been EXTENDED and will now close on Fri 23th Aug. Winners will now be announced from Mon 26th Aug. Please go to our Facebook page here to see photos from the event.

Workshop 2019 – Important Update

HGQ Workshop 2019 – Special Stains & IHC – QUT Gardens Point – THIS SAT 27th JUL. Registration Desk is OPEN between 12:00pm – 12:30pm in Q-Block, Level 2, Room 228. Workshop STARTS promptly at 12:30pm. Bring appropriate FOOTWEAR (Mandatory) and LOCK for Lockers (Optional). Please check your email (you registered with) for UPDATED Pre-Workshop Information (pdf). Click this link for more event information.

Newsletter – Tissue Paper Volume 47 is NOW available

The latest edition of the HGQ Newsletter, the “Tissue Paper” has NOW been released. To read what this edition has install, click on the following link to download. Previous editions can be found on Happy Reading & Enjoy 😉

Download “Tissue-Paper-HGQ-2019-Vol-47” Tissue-Paper-HGQ-2019-Vol-47.pdf – Downloaded 779 times – 5 MB

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

9th National Histology Conference 2019

The Histology Group of South Australia and its organising Committee warmly invites delegates, presenters and trade representatives to Adelaide, South Australia for the 9th National Histology Conference. The event will be held at the Adelaide Convention Centre on the weekend of 24–26 May 2019. The theme is “Diagnosis to Prognosis & Beyond”. To register or for more info, please go to