2002

3-4 May – Children’s Book Council of Australia Conference, Perth

16 May – Playgroup Association QLD Conference , Brisbane.

23 May – Baulkham Hills Library – talk to community group

10 July – Association of Heads of Independent Schools of Australia Pastoral Care Conference, Brisbane

11 July – Canterbury College QLD – talk to students

2001

27 February – Positive Lifestyles Program Newcastle

13 March – St Anthony’s P.S. Marsfield NSW – talk to parents ???

15-16 March – Mercy Schools in the Melbourne area – talks to students and parents

21 March – Ipswich Girls’ Grammar School QLD – talks to students and parents

23 March – Brigidine College Randwick – talk to students

18 May – International Grammar School Sydney – talk to students

25 May – Heathcote H.S. NSW – talk to students

6-7 June – Canberra – talk to public at Belconnen Community Centre and talks to students at Alfred Deakin H.S., Gininderra District H.S. and Belconnen H.S.

27-29 June – Tamworth area – talk to community meeting and at various schools in the area

10 August – Playgroup Assocaiotion QLD – talk at conference

22 August – MLC School NSW – talk to students

30 August – Shore School North Sydney – talk to mothers at Literary Lunch

14 September – Isolated Parents’ Association Walgett NSW – talk to conference

21 September – NSW Playgroup Association conference

22 September – Family Day Carers’ Association NSW conference

29-30 November – RACP Cottrell Conference on Youth Suicide Prevention, Auckland, NZ

2000

6 March – St Philip’s Christian College NSW – talk to students

7 March – Regarding Writers conference, Port Stephens NSW – talks to students

16 March – Mackellar Girls’ H.S. NSW – talk to students

22-24 March – Immanuel Lutheran College, Maroochydore QLD – talks to students and parents at various schools in the area

25 March – Country Children’s Services Association AGM – keynote speech at Ballina NSW

26 March – St Edward’s College, East Gosford NSW – talk to parents from local Catholic schools

3 April – St Paul’s School Brisbane – Trent Lang Memorial Lecture to students and parents

11 April – De La Salle College Revesby Heights NSW – talk to parents

28 April – YWCA Toowoomba QLD – talk to members

29 April – Alliance of Girls’ Schools conference QLD – talk to delegates

8-10 May – Mentone Grammar School VIC – talks to students and parents (includes students and parents from Melbourne Girls’ Grammar School)

12 April – St Andrew’s Cathedral School Sydney – talk at Mother’s Day dinner

15- 19 May – Perth – speak to students and parents at St Mark’s Anglican Community School, Perth College, John Wollaston Anglican Community School, Guildford Grammar School, Christ Church Grammar School, John Septimus Roe Anglican Community School, St Mary’s Anglican Girls’ School, Hale School, All Saints School, St Hilda’s Anglican Girls’ School and Frederick Irwin Anglican Community School

19 May – St Brigid’s College Lesmurdie WA – talk to students

24 May – Lucas Heights Community School NSW – talk to staff and parents at a Literary Dinner

26 May – Meriden School NSW – talk to students

30 & 31 May – Loreto College Normanhurst NSW – talk to students and parents

7 June – Epping Church of Christ – talk to members of the local community

19 June – Glenmore Park NSW – talk to members of the local community ?????

23 June – Voices on the Coast Festival Maroochydor  QLD – talks to students

26 June – Monaro H.S. – talks to students and parents

6 June – The New Children’s Hospital Westmead NSW – talk to doctors and health professionals attending a conference on adolescent sexuality

17 July – Trinity Anglican College Cairns QLD – talk to teachers

24-25 July – Seymour College Glen Osmond SA – talks to students, staff and parents

8 August – Arden Anglican School NSW – talk to parents

23-24 August – Our Lady of Mercy College Heidelberg VIC – talks to students and parents

30 August – Parish Centre Narellan – talk to parents from local Catholic schools

31 August – Green Point Christian College NSW – talks to students and parents

4-6 September – Lismore area, talk to public meeting, and to students at Kadina H.S. Lismore H.S., Richmond River H.S., St John’s College Woodlawn, St Carthage P.S Lismore, Trinity Catholic College Lismore, St Mary’s H.S. Casino and St Mary’s P.S. Casino

8 September – Freeman Catholic H.S. NSW – talks to students

9 September – RELATE conference, Strathfield NSW – sexuality educators’ workshop

16-20 October – Warwick QLD – talks to school and community groups in the area

26-27 October – Kormilda College Darwin NT – talks to students, staff and parents

27 October – Darwin H.S. – talk to students

30 October – Heathcote H.S. camp – talk to students

3 November – Emmaus College – talk to students

7 November – Lane Cove Occasional Child Care Centre – talk to parents at Cup Day lunch

8 November – Oxley Park P.S. NSW – talks to students and parents

9 November – Roseville College talks to students and parents

10 & 20 November – Tara Anglican School for Girls NSW – talks to students and parents

15 November – Churchie School Brisbane – talk to students

21 November – Normanhurst Boys’ H.S. camp – writing workshops

22 November – Our Lady of Mercy College Burraneer NSW – talk to students

24 November – Kambala School NSW – talks to students and staff

7 December – Calrossy School Tamworth NSW – talk at Speech Day

1999

8 March – Blacktown Diocesan Centre – talk to parents from school in the diocese

4 May – Time Out Club Thornleigh – mother’s day luncheon

10 May – Shore School NSW – talk to parents

12 May – Gilroy College Castle Hill NSW – talk to parents

15 May – Family Daycare Providers meeting NSW

20 May – AIS (Association of Independent Schools)meeting NSW – talk to school counsellors

28 May – Anglican Schools Office conference QLD – talk to principals, Heads of Council and clergy

10 June – Bankstown Girls’ H.S. NSW – talk to students

13 June – Day Care NSW conference – keynote speech

23 June – Orange H.S.- talk to students

5-7 August – The Glennie School Toowoomba QLD – talk to students, staff and public sessions

9 August – How to Drugproof Your Kids VIC – launch of program

10 August – Preshil School VIC – talk to staff and aprents

13 August – Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints Normanhurs NSW – talk to members

14 August – Seventh Day Adventist Women’s Ministry NSW

18 August – Canberra Grammar School ACT – talk to students and parents

19 August – Canberra Girls’ Grammar School – talk to students

23 August – Blakehurst H.S. NSW – talk to students

25 August – Shoalhaven H.S. – talks to students and parents

26 August – St John’s P.S. Nowra – talks to students

1 September – National Youth Workers’ Inservice organised by the Queensland synod of the Uniting Church

2 September – Immanuel Lutheran College Maroochydore QLD – talk to students

8 September – Community meeting on youth suicide venue??

10 September – Freeman Catholic H.S. NSW – talk to students

15 September – Barker College NSW – talk to students

15 September – Our Lady of the Rosary P.S. Waitara NSW – talk to parents

23 October – Blaxland OSH Childcare Centre – talk to parents and members of the local community

27-29 October – Griffith area – talk to members of the community and to students at Wade H.S. and Griffith H.S.

8 November – Knox Grammar School NSW – talk to parents

18 November – Normanhurst Boys’ H.S. camp – writing workshops

24 November – Our Lady of Mercy College Burraneer NSW – talk to students

7-8 December – Launceston Grammar School TAS – Speech night and talks to students

1998

18 March – Kincoppal Rose Bay NSW – talk to students

21 May – Bethany College Hurstville NSW – talks to students

18 June – Sutherland Shire Libraries group – talk to teacher / librarians

27-28 July – Dubbo / Wellington area – talks to students and address at a Principal’s conference

15 August – Joint Council of NSW Professional Teachers’ Association – talk to teachers working in the professional development area

20 August – Gosford Library NSW – talks to students and to a libraian’s dinner

2 September – Dubbo NSW – National Association of Loss and Grief conference

3 September – St John’s College East Dubbo NSW – talk to students

11 September – Playgroup Association of NSW conference

12 September – Barker College NSW – parent’s seminar

5 November – Dulwich H.S. – student assembly

10 November – Hunter Student Welfare Association meeting – primary and secondary teachers

25 November – Our Lady of Mercy College Cronulla NSW – talk to students

3 December – Lindisfarne Anglican School QLD – speech night

1997

3 August – Dinner speech to group of librarians, Bowral NSW

18 August – St Philip’sChristian College Waratah NSW – talks to students

24 October – MANTLE conference – teacher / librarians in the Maitland district