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Weekly member update
31 October 2022
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Your member community

2023 membership renewals open Tuesday 1 November

Click the green button on your member portal profile to renew and activate your APD credential for 2023 in a matter of minutes. Or, visit the Renew 2023 webpage to discover everything you need to know. Early bird price is available.
Be bold with oats: article from the Adverse Food Reactions Interest Group
While Australia may exclude oats from foods labelled gluten free, this does not mean you cannot be bold and discuss ‘gluten free’ oats with your clients. Read the full article and more just like it in the latest issue of our Professional Services Magazine. Issue 4 is accessible on Share Plate now!

2022 Annual General Meeting

Join us online for our 2022 Annual General Meeting on Thursday 24 November 2022 at 12.30pm (AEDT). Registration details to attend will be available on your member portal later this week.

External Dietetic Research Prize recipient

Congratulations AdvAPD Dr Cathy Harbury, who was awarded the Bariatric Surgery Interest Group Research Prize for her presentation titled 'Will patients use an online program for the delivery of peri-operative nutrition information?', which was presented at the Metabolic and Obesity Surgery Society Conference in October. Find out more on Share Plate.

Vale Richard Sager

We would like to acknowledge the recent passing of one of our members, Richard Sager, whose life was tragically lost in a motor vehicle accident on 23 October 2022. He was a long standing senior member of the Northern Territory dietetic workforce, former Board Director of Dietitians Australia, and active contributor to the work of the Australasian College of Nutritional and Environmental Medicine Inc. The Board, Management and indeed all the membership express their deepest condolences to Richard's family.
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Advocacy & Policy

Free Interpreting Service for Allied Health Professionals
Eligible dietitians can apply for access to the Free Interpreting Service via the Translating and Interpreting National website. Dietitians could access the program in specific LGAs from last week. See Share Plate for details and links.
Federal budget statement
Last week the Federal budget was handed down. Comments from our budget reply were included in NewsCorp publications during the week. Read our statement on the budget on our website.
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Virtual tickets still available

If you missed out on in-person tickets, you can attend the QLD Symposium on Friday 4 November online from anywhere! Featuring several local and interstate speakers, panel discussion as well as the popular '3 Minutes to Shine'. Bonus is the day is worth 6 CPD hours! Registrations for virtual tickets close 2 November.

Invitation to attend the Disability Interest Group chat

The Disability Interest Group will be hosting a series of informal, facilitated conversations on a range of topics. Check out their post on Share Plate for all the information.


Effects of AN-ACC on allied health in residential aged care
Dietitians Australia is collaborating with other Allied Health Professions Australia members to conduct a survey about the impacts of the Australian National Aged Care Classification (AN-ACC) on the provision of allied health services and clinical outcomes in residential aged care. The survey is anonymous and closes on Monday 7 November.
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New job opportunities recently listed

Grade 1 Dietitian – VIC, 3 Nov
Project Lead – SA, 6 Nov
Dietitian – WA, 7 Nov
Dietitian – QLD, 9 Nov
Dietitian - Grade 2 – VIC, 10 Nov
Aged Care Dietitian – NSW, 11 Nov
Aged Care Dietitian – QLD, 11 Nov
Aged Care Dietitian – QLD 11 Nov
Aged Care Dietitian – NSW, 11 Nov
Public Health Dietitian – NT, 17 Nov
New Graduate Dietitians – NSW, 21 Nov

You can find all job opportunities available on your member portal
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