Promotion Of History
I am a past President and current Council member of the Australian and New Zealand Society of the History of Medicine; and a Patron of the Ryde District Historical Society. Former honorary positions include with the Professional Historians Australia (NSW & ACT) (membership secretary); Australian Historical Association (secretary); Religious History Society of Australia; and Oral History Australia (NSW). I have helped organise several conferences in Australia and overseas, and have been a judge of student grants for three professional associations in Australia and overseas. In 2016 I was appointed mentor for a student presenter at the Australian Historical Association Conference. I regularly chair sessions at conferences and in 2017 have done so for the Australian and New Zealand Society of the History of Medicine, and Oral History Australia.