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2019 HGQ Committee

Executive Positions:

  • President
    • Jerres Alcober (PQ – TPCH)
  • Secretary
    • Amanda Marsden (PQ – PAH)
  • Treasurer
    • Mark Bromley (SNP)

Coordinator Positions:

  • Newsletter
    • Melissa Hillas (Mater Pathology) & Greg Bowlay (Mater Pathology)
  • Scientific Meeting
    • Brett Harrison (Trade); Lloyd Blundell (Trade); Emma Hughes (SNP)
  • Social Event
    • Kellie Vukovic (SNP)
  • Workshop
    • Chris Cazier (QUT); Michelle Goddard (PQ – TPCH)
  • Website & Social Media
    • Jerres Alcober (PQ – TPCH)
  • Trade
    • Arin Chandra (PQ – SCUH)

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HGQ Committee Roles & Responsibilities

Executive Positions:

  • President
    • Responsible for the HGQ
    • Chair Committee Meetings
    • Chair Annual General Meeting
    • Address members at Scientific Meetings
    • Provide agenda for each meeting
    • Provide President’s report for newsletters and AGM
    • Represent HGQ at awards nights, national groups, external events etc
  • Secretary
    • Update HGQ business address (secretary’s work address)
    • Send and receive letters, emails or other documents
    • Advise the President or Treasurer about urgent matters that arise from letters or other documents
    • Organise committee nominations for the AGM
    • Organise committee meetings & AGM
    • Prepare and sent out committee meeting agenda
    • Record, prepare and sent out meetings minutes
    • Gathering and presenting any relevant documents
  • Treasurer
    • Maintain records of all financial transactions including receipts, invoices and statements
    • Issue receipts, invoices and remittance advice
    • Complete all approved payments
    • Provide treasurer’s report for each meeting
    • Organise financial audit & submission of annual return to Office of Fair Trading

Coordinator Positions:

  • Newsletter
    • Collate articles, advertising & reports
    • Draft, review & publish newsletters
    • Organise committee to contribute with content for the newsletter
    • Provide article/advertising submission/release dates & information
  • Scientific Meeting
    • Organise venue/host, catering options & speaker gifts
    • Assist in organising or providing the speaker/s
    • Provide scientific meeting flyer
  • Social Event
    • Organise Social Event/s
    • Organise Committee Dinner
    • Provide social event flyer
  • Workshop
    • Organise venue/host, catering options & speaker gifts
    • Assist in organising and/or providing the theme & program
    • Assist in organising and/or providing the speakers & demonstrators
    • Provide workshop flyer
  • Website & Social Media
    • Provide up-to-date information of meetings, events & newsletters to members and trade via the website & social media platforms
    • Renewal of website & social media platforms
    • Provide sponsorship – newsletter & website packages & rates
  • Trade
    • Maintain register of trade companies
    • Notify trade about sponsorship opportunities for scientific meetings, AGM, Workshops, Conferences, Social Events
    • Notify trade about sponsorship/advertising opportunities – newsletters and website
    • Assist trade with any questions
  • Member
    • Maintain register of members
    • Notify members about scientific meetings, AGM, Workshops, Conferences, Social Events
    • Notify members about article submission opportunities – newsletters
    • Assist current & prospective members with any questions
    • Interview a member as part of an article for each newsletter edition

2019 HGQ Events Update

We hope that our HGQ members had an enjoyable festive season. Please go to the following link for all 2019 HGQ Events. This year is another event-filled year and the 2019 HGQ committee are looking forward to providing this event to our HGQ members. To get the latest updates, register as a HGQ member here

Scientific Meeting & AGM – The Normanby Hotel

The 3rd & last scientific meeting of 2018 including the HGQ AGM, proudly sponsored by Metagene, will be hosted at the Normanby Hotel on THU 25th OCT 2018 from 6:00pm to 9:00pm. 2019 HGQ Committee Nominations can be completed by clicking on this link. There will be presentations, finger foods & some beverages provided. Cost – HGQ members – FREE. RSVP extended to Thu 25th Oct by 12:00pm via this link

Nominations NOW Open – 2019 HGQ Committee

Nominations are now open for the 2019 HGQ Committee. The committee will be elected by attending members at the upcoming AGM (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 2019 HGQ committee here . 

Workshop 2018 – Thank You & Feedback

Thank you to all that made the 2018 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 close on Fri 21st Sep. Winners to be announced from Fri 28th Sep. Please go to our Facebook page here to see photos from the event.

Scientific Meeting 2018 – 2nd

The upcoming scientific meeting, proudly sponsored by Roche, will be hosted at the Pineapple Hotel on THU 23rd AUG 2018 from 6:00pm to 9:00pm. There will be presentations (renal pathology), finger foods & beverages provided. Cost – HGQ & AIMS members – FREE. RSVP ASAP by 12:00pm on event day via this link

Workshop 2018 Update

We are only a few weeks away from the 2018 HGQ Special Stains & IHC Workshop on Sat 8th Sep at QUT Gardens Point. Thank you to our sponsors for their ongoing support for this workshop. We look forward providing this interactive & hands-on continuing education opportunity to our members. For more information & to register – http://www.hgq.org.au/events/workshop-2018/

Trivia Night 2018 – The day has arrived


Final Update – The long-awaited HGQ Trivia Night is on Friday 29th June @ the Normanby Hotel @ 6:30pm sharp. Will your team be crowned the 2018 HGQ Trivia Night Champions? Looking forward to a fun-filled & memorable evening. For more information: http://www.hgq.org.au/events/trivianight2018/