Events

17th November 3pm AEDST via Skype

Our AGM will be happening on the 17th of November and we would love to have your input.  Please consider dialling in and having your say in how the OI Society of Australia should run in the future.  If you have some spare time (a couple of hours a month) and would like to get involved please consider nominating for a board position.

** Note you must be a financial member of the OI Society of Australia to hold a Board position and to be eligible to vote at the AGM.

The Agenda is here: Annual General Meeting 2019 Agenda

The Positions on the Board are here: 2019 AGM Board Positions

A nomination form to join the Board is here:Board Nomination Form 2019

A copy of our constitution can be found here: OI Society of Australia _Constitution

If you have any questions about joining the board please contact me at:  president@oiaustralia.org.au

 


We have already made some NOISE for 2019 – sorry you missed it.

As well as providing information and support to OI families and maintaining strong relationships with medical specialists in Australia, one of the aims of the Society is to provide a social network for OI patients and their families to share personal information, experiences and resources.  

In keeping with this aim, the Society hosts a National OI Society Event (NOIsE) every two years to bring together Australians with OI and their families, medical professionals, and organisations that provide OI support services. The conference has been held in Sydney, Brisbane and Melbourne.

All conference presentations are available on the website for viewing by members in the event that they are unable to attend or simply want to review a presentation from the conference.  It is a wonderful weekend and one in which the OI Society funds to the best of our ability making it accessible to everyone.

Sorry  – our conference for 2019 has already happened.  You will need to wait until 2021 for our next conference or sign up and see all the videos from this years conference in our members area – here  

NOISE Conference 2019 – Breaking Barriers not Bones


Wishbone Day – May 6th every year

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Wishbone Day is celebrated on May 6th each year.  It is an international community awareness effort to raise positive awareness of Osteogenesis Imperfecta (OI), otherwise known as Brittle Bones.

It is a time to recognise, empower, advocate, educate, comfort and give.  To simply come together and acknowledge shared experiences, and in doing so make that be the difference for someone else.

Look out for wishbone day events near you or create your own and make sure you tag your photos so that we can celebrate with you.

We will post events as they come to our attention in our events section of this website.

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http://www.wishboneday.com.au


Through positive awareness
we will bring action to those areas within our communities that could use some extra attention.

 

 

 

 


 

Wishbone Day 2016

 

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Osteogenesis imperfecta (OI) is a genetic disorder that causes a person's bones to break easily, often from little or no apparent trauma. OI is also called "brittle bone disease." OI varies in severity from person to person, ranging from a mild type to a severe type that causes death before or shortly after birth.

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