Family Conference

  • Family Conference

    Explore & Develop families and friends are invited to our inaugural Family Conference
     designed to provide families with information and advice on relevant parenting topics.

  • Maggie Dent

    “Real Kids in an Unreal World:
    Building Resilience and Self-esteem in Today’s Children.”

    Maggie Dent is an author, educator, and parenting and resilience specialist with a particular interest in the early years and adolescence. She is a passionate advocate for the healthy, common-sense raising of children in order to strengthen families and communities. She is a sought-after media commentator who appears regularly on TV, ABC and commercial radio around the country and writes regular pieces for parenting and education blogs and magazines. Maggie is the author of seven books, and a prolific creator of resources for parents.

  • Kerry Harley RN

    “Juggling work and Raising a Family”

    Kerry Harley RN has worked at Tresillian Family Care Centres advising parents for close to 20 years. She is a Registered Nurse, Midwife and Child and Family Health
    Nurse with qualifications in Adult Mental Health. Kerry’s experience with babies, toddlers and their families spans 30 years and includes hands on experience in a variety of areas. With two grown up daughters, Kerry has plenty of experience as a working Mum herself and ‘juggling work and raising a family’ and so can offer some practical tips and proven professional advice.

  • Purchase your Family Conference tickets before 19 September 2019 and receive a free copy of Maggie Dent’s latest book.
    Purchase ticket here

    Ticket price $30 (plus booking fee) includes speakers, showbag, food, beverages and parking.
    Please note that this is an adult only event. Thank you.

  • Saturday, 19 October 2019

  • 2pm to 5pm

  • North Ryde Golf Club