May 25, 2019 9:00 am - 5:00 pm The Chambers, La Trobe University Bundoora

‘Share the Journey’

Hosted by the Diamond Valley Multiple Birth Association

Come and ‘Share the Journey’ with fellow AMBA volunteers and parents of multiples from around Victoria. As our only face-to-face meet up for the year, the AMBA Victoria AGM and State Seminar is a not to be missed event.
This year we are introducing a full day program to get the most out of our annual meet up. We will also be hosting an evening function afterwards at Farm Vigano for a delicious Italian feast.

9.00 Registrations
9.15 Welcome
9.30 AMBA Victoria Annual General Meeting and Awards
10.30 Board Update
11.00 Morning tea
11.30 Workshop 1: Bereavement
Jessica Lagerway from the Diamond Valley Multiple Birth Association will share her professional knowledge and extensive experience as a social worker and family therapist who specialises in bereavement and relationships.
12.00 Workshop 2: Conflict Resolution
Joanne Szczygielski, president of Sunranges Twins Plus, will share her expertise in the human resource industry to discuss how we can work through conflict and harness the positives for effective working relationships.
12.30 Club Share
1.00 Lunch break
2.00 Speaker 1: Dr Katie Wood – Twin Psychologist
Dr Katie Wood will speak about the twin dynamic and some of the unique challenges this can present for multiples and their parents in relation to identity and relationships.
3.00 Afternoon tea
3.30 Speaker 2: Kate Murphy – Deputy Director of Twins Research Australia
Kate Murphy will present the findings from the ‘white paper’, outlining some of the unique issues and challenges families with multiples experience.
4.30 Wrap up and raffle


6.00 Dinner and drinks at Farm Vigano

We have a number of registration options to cater for everyone needs and interests. Please note that lunch is not included in the registration cost as there are a range of fabulous cafés on campus and we want to give attendees the opportunity to stretch their legs and mingle.
We highly recommend staying on for dinner at the fabulous Farm Vigano. In true Italian style, the menu has been designed to share featuring a range of antipasti, pizza, small plates and meat dishes. The dining room is surrounded by picture windows above the plunging Plenty River Gorge Valley, guests can enjoy enchanting views from anywhere in the restaurant.

Registration Type Cost Inclusions
Full Registration and Dinner

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$120 Includes full registration and dinner at Farm Vigano as outlined below
Full Registration

9am to 5pm

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$75 Full day seminar includes:

·         AMBA Vic AGM
·         AMBA Vic Awards
·         Board Update
·         Workshops
·         Club Share
·         Guest speakers
·         Morning tea
·         Afternoon tea

Afternoon Session

2pm to 5pm

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$30 Afternoon sessions includes:

·         Guest speakers
·         Afternoon tea

Dinner at Farm Vigano

6 pm onwards

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$55 Sharing menu includes:

·         Antipasto
·         Pizza
·         Main and sides

For any enquires about this event please email Larissa at

Registrations close Wednesday 15th May 2019

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Australian Multiple Birth Association
Victorian Branch Inc.

ABN: 31 288 298 976