Sue Miers AM, was awarded the Medal of the Order of Australia 2006 in recognition for her services to the community
through the establishment of the National Organisation for Foetal Alcohol Syndrome and Related Disorders,
to community education and to reconciliation.
Sue is a long term foster parent (over 20 years) of a 24 year old daughter who has partial fetal alcohol syndrome.
She believes all people should have access to correct information, advice and guidance to make informed choices
about the effects of alcohol during pregnancy, understanding the detrimental impact on the adults and children
throughout their lives.
Sue has lobbied extensively on both a state and national level to raise awareness about FASD issues and is a
founding member of Australia's first FAS support group - NOFASARD (National Organisation for Fetal Alcohol Syndrome
and Related Disorders)
She has travelled to Canada on two occasions to attend Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Conferences and has been invited to be
a member of, and has reported to, various national and state government agencies in Australia,
as a recognised parent authority in this area.
Sue has facilitated numerous workshops in all States and is a sought after guest speaker for conferences/workshops etc
throughout Australia, with her wealth of knowledge on FASD.
Sue recently (5th-6th October) attended the 2006 NW FASD: "Building Bridges to Success" Regional Conference in
One session only will be held 7pm on 27th November 2006:
Marymount College, 261-285 Burleigh Connection Road, Burleigh Waters, QLD, 4220
Registration fee: $5 per person attending - online PAYPAL credit card payments available
or e-mail or regular mail booking orders to address below:
Registration on the evening - $10 per person.
Allocation to the session by registration only or door sales on the evening
subject to seating availability.
Confirmation for online registration via email.
FURTHER ENQUIRIES PLEASE CONTACT:
Ms Neroli Endacott,
FASD GOLD COAST BRANCH,
P.O. BOX 4304 Elanora 4221