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May 2018 Newsletter KWRSL

KWRSL Newsletter ….. May 2018

vSHADE Research trial to investigate the best methods for helping contemporary (aged forty-five and under) veterans who drink alcohol and experience depressive symptoms

Introducing  vSHADE, a new research project being carried out by The University of Newcastle in partnership with Aspen Medical funded by Defence Health Foundation.

vSHADE is an online research trial that aims to investigate the best methods for helping contemporary (aged forty-five and under) veterans who drink alcohol and experience depressive symptoms. Specifically we are trialling an evidence based online intervention and examining the relative impact of social network support on treatment. We have received approval from The Department of Veterans’ Affairs Human Research Ethics Committee (reference number E017/001) which allows us to invite ESOs to be partners with us in this project. It is recognised that your services connect broadly to the veteran cohort and it would be of great assistance if you and your team could provide the linkage between our research team and the veteran community. This could include marketing, recruiting participants, feedback and other ideas you may have to promote this important work. A member of our team would be very happy to meet with your service and talk through the project in more detail.

Please visit https://vshade.com.au/ or contact Dr Sally Hunt (ph: 02 4985 4305; email: sally.hunt@newcastle.edu.au) for more information.

Kind regards

Frances

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR FRANCES KAY-LAMBKIN PhD

NHMRC Senior Research Fellow

Director (Translation), NHMRC CRE in Mental Health & Substance Use

Deputy Director (Mental Health Hub), Centre for Brain and Mental Health Priority Research Centre

The University of Newcastle

T: +61 2 4921 6023 (RA: Maxine Robinson)

F: +61 2 9385 0222

W: http://www.comorbidity.edu.au

CRICOS Provider No. (UON): 00109J

PRESIDENT, The Society for Mental Health Research, the peak body for mental health research in Australia and New Zealand.

PRESIDENT, The International Society for Research on Internet Interventions, the peak international body for research integrating technology into health.

 

 

2018 Committee Members

President: Ken Roma                           Snr Vice President: Peter Cairnes                                                                                 Jnr Vice President: Peter Saxon

Hon. Secretary: Mary-Ann Keech     Asst. Secretary: Daryl Gould

Treasurer: David Izatt                          Asst. Treasurer: Russ Brady

Committee:

Alan Walker          Barry Kyrwood      Phil Lilliebridge                                            Greg Russell          Greg Peake             Ian Quaile

Images on Webpage

ANZAC DAY SERVICES

http://kwrsl.org.au/commemoration/anzac-day/

Kedron Wavell Women’s Auxiliary

 http://kwrsl.org.au/affiliations/

THE KEDRON-WAVELL SUB BRANCH WOMEN’S AUXILIARY

The KWRSL Women’s Auxiliary provide support to the Sub Branch and Community and meet every Thursday morning in the Community Centre for a social game of indoor Bowls.  For further information concerning the Women’s Auxiliary, contact Carmel Gould, the Women’s Auxiliary President at the Sub Branch on (07) 3359 0460.

Kedron Wavell Ex-Servicewomen’s Association

Kedron Wavell Ex-Servicewomen’s Association

The Ex-Servicewomen enjoy social functions and outings, fellowship with women from all branches of the Defence Services and participate in fundraising for charity.

The Kedron-Wavell Ex-Servicewomen’s Association invites servicewomen from all eras; World War II, including Land Army, post World War II to currently serving Defence members to become a member of the association and help to continue to preserve the history of Women’s Defence Service.

The Ex-Service Women’s Association hold a meeting  in the Services Club Long Tan Room on the last Tuesday of every month at 1000 hrs at the Kedron-Wavell Services Club.   Members are invited to attend.  For further information please contact the Ex-Servicewomen’s Association Hon.Secretary email: eswa@kwrsl.org.au

Webpage  Affiliations Link

Free Northside courtesy bus service for Veterans and family

Greenslopes Bus Service

ANZAC DAY 25TH APRIL 2018

Please note change to assemble area for the morning march: http://kwrsl.org.au/commemoration/anzac-day/

DAWN SERVICE

5:15 am – Assemble at Lutwyche Cemetery (War Graves Section), Kitchener Road, Kedron

5.30 am – Dawn Service at Lutwyche Cemetery

GUNFIRE BREAKFAST

6.30 am – Gunfire Breakfast at the Kedron-Wavell Services Club, Kittyhawk Drive, Chermside

ANZAC DAY MARCH 

7.30 am – Assemble at Chermside Historical Precinct, 61 Kittyhawk Drive, Chermside

7:45 am – March from Chermside Historical Precinct to Kedron-Wavell Services Club, Kittyhawk Drive, Chermside

ANZAC DAY COMMEMORATION SERVICE

8.30 am – Commemoration Service at Kedron-Wavell Services Club, Kittyhawk Drive, Chermside