Can't view this email? View online here
The member update
5 December 2022
Your member community | Advocacy & Policy | Opportunities | Surveys

Your member community

Last chance to renew for 2023 with early bird price!

The early bird period ends 11:59pm AEDT Wednesday 14 December - next week! Click the green button on your member portal profile to renew for 2023 and make your APD Declaration in a matter of minutes. Or, visit Renew 2023 to learn everything you need to know. Renew now for early bird price.

Board movements

We are happy to announce that at our recent Annual General Meeting (AGM), Jemma O’Hanlon was elected as Vice President of Dietitians Australia with Tara Diversi continuing as President and Margot Richardson as Director of Finance. Learn more about your Board Directors.

Present your research at our 2023 Conference

It's time! Submit your research abstract or proposal for Melbourne's #DA2023, our 40th Conference! We embrace all forms of knowledge and welcome submissions from all areas of practice. Visit the conference website to learn more and enter your research!

Have your achievements recognised

The 2023 Dietitians Australia awards are now open and there's plenty of awards, prizes, grants and scholarships on offer! Whether you're a PhD student, emerging dietitian or have had a long career, we want to celebrate your achievements! Check out each award on offer and submit your applications before 16 January 2023.

Grants and scholarships now open

The 2023 awards have grants and scholarships available! Our grants have prizes up to $3000 to help you present your research at a 2023 conference. Or the Fay McDonald scholarship has a value of up to $20,000 to help you pursue further study and training in food service management. Find out more and apply today!

APDs in the media

All the latest news from our APDs is moving from our fortnightly member updates to the News and Views community on Share Plate. Stay up to date with the latest news developments from your fellow members live as they happen!

Indigenous Allied Health Professional of the Year Award

Dietitians Australia sponsored the 'Indigenous Allied Health Professional of the Year Award' this year. The worthy recipient, Chastina Heck (pharmacist), was presented the award by Board Director and Gamilaroi woman, Tracy Hardy, at the Indigenous Allied Health Australia conference gala dinner. Congratulations Chastina!
Back to top

Advocacy & Policy

Parliament sitting week update

The Dietitians Australia Board and Advocacy team had a busy week in late November meeting with over 30 key decision makers in our country at Parliament House. Read all about what we advocated for and next steps on Share Plate.

Feedback on our NSW election priorities

We are currently finalising our priroities for the NSW election. Read the draft priorities and find out how you can provide feedback on Share Plate.
Back to top


Melbourne food allergy and intolerance course
Over 2 days, Thursday 2 - Friday 3 March 2023, you'll learn everything you need to know about the nutritional management of food allergies from infancy to adults. Each day will be held at the Larwill Studio in Parkville, Victoria. There's only a small number of registrations available, so get your ticket today!
Seeking recipes for the Dietitians Australia public website
Are you an APD and passionate foodie with some delicious recipes to share? We want to hear from you! We're looking for new recipes to feature on our recipe webpage that may also be shared in newsletters and social media. If you're interested, email us at to express your interest.
Back to top


Last chance to maximise your chances
Complete a 10 minute survey by 11:59pm AEDT Wednesday 14 December and 5 entries for the prize will be submitted in your name. Your feedback will help us decide future membership offerings and categories. 3 lucky members can win a full refund! Access the survey today. 
Help discover more about the role of nutrition in diabetes-related foot ulceration
Researchers at the University of Newcastle are exploring Australian health professionals' perspectives on nutrition assessment and management as part of the care-cycle for diabetes-related foot ulcers. Participate in the survey closing Friday 23 December.

University of Newcastle Human Research Ethics Committee Reference No.H-2022-0189

New job opportunities recently listed

Contractor Dietitian – NSW, 6 Dec
Part-Time Dietitian - Brisbane/Ipswich – QLD, 7 Dec
Private Practice Dietitian – QLD, 7 Dec
Dietitian Grade 1 – new graduate position – VIC, 8 Dec
New Graduate Dietitian – ACT, 9 Dec
Disability Dietitian – WA, 9 Dec
Dietitian Grade 1 - Casual – VIC, 9 Dec
Aged Care Dietitian – QLD, 14 Dec
Aged Care Dietitian – QLD, 14 Dec
PhD Opportunity – NSW, 15 Dec
Private Practice Dietitian – NSW, 17 Dec
Casual Outreach Dietitian – NT, 18 Dec
Outreach Dietitian – NT, 18 Dec
Permanent Full-Time Dietitian - VIC, 23 Dec
Private Practice Dietitian - Part time – VIC, 30 Dec

You can find all job opportunities available on your member portal.
Back to top
Back to top
Copyright © 2022 Dietitians Australia, All rights reserved.

Add us to your address book
update your preferences or unsubscribe from this list.