July 2019

State of Play in Old Age Psychiatry – What’s New in the Field?

Friday, 26th July 2019, 9am – 5pm. University of NSW, Scientia Building, Kensington

State-of-the-Art Conference courtesy of FPOA-RANZCP in honor of Professor Brian Draper upon his retirement from Clinical Practice.

A great lineup of speakers including Professor Brian Draper, Professor Viviana Wuthrich, Professor John Snowdon and many more.

Free of charge for nurses and allied health. To register or to download the program please click here



September 2019

Bi-annual Conference: Friday, 13th September 2019 in Wollongong, NSW.  –  Please note new date for organisational reasons.

We apologise for any inconvenience this change may have caused.

A detailed lineup of exciting speakers and presentations with be posted soon. Registrations will open soon with early bird specials and PGNA membership discounts.

Registrations will open in June 2019. Become a PGNA member now or renew your membership before 30th June 2019 and go into a draw to win a full conference registration. Click here now.

PGNA Annual General Meeting: Friday, 13th September 2019 in Wollongong, NSW. To be held following the Biannual Conference.

Details to be advised via email to all members.




Past Events


May 2019

Webinar “Models of Ageing”: Thursday 23 May 2019, 19:15 – 20:15 (EST)

This presentation discussed different models of ageing from social, psychological and medical bases, as well as look at how personality is expected to change with age, and the development of wisdom. How can this knowledge influence clinical practice in looking after Older People with Mental Health Problems?

Presenter: Dr Neil R. Jeyasingam. Bsc(Med), MBBS, MBus, MPsych, Cert(Old Age), FRANZCP. Unit Clinical Director, Northern Beaches Mental Health Service. Senior Clinical Lecturer, Sydney University

If you have missed this webinar and are interested in the content, you can gain access to a recording by becoming a member of PGNA. Go to our membership page for details on how to become a member.