Canberra Mothercraft Society and Western Sydney University are proud to support a free public online lecture by Professor Hannah Dahlen AM followed by an expert panel discussion on the way forward with the Australian Maternity Services Plan.
This public lecture will examine the 2019 COAG Woman-Centred Care: Strategic Directions for Australian Maternity Services Plan. It critiques the plan in light of the international evidence, policy documents, and interviews with stakeholders. The good, the bad, and the possible provides a way forward. Implementing the plan will be at the heart of this lecture and expert panel discussion.
Hannah Dahlen AM is Professor of Midwifery, Discipline Leader of Midwifery, and Associate Dean (Research and Higher Degree Research) in the School of Nursing and Midwifery, Western Sydney University. She has been a midwife for 30 years. Professor Dahlen has more than 200 published journal articles and book chapters and has a strong national and international reputation in maternal health.