2018-19 Chapter Committee 

Chapter President      Justin Prendergast   Repatriation General Hospital   SA
 Vice President   Helen Kraft       SA
Chapter Secretary   Natalie Thackray   Country Health SA
Chapter Treasurer   Terry Wells  
Committee Members
  Denys Spencer     NT
    Marilou Dellow       NT
    Siobhan Jackson       SA
    Anija Mathew       NT 
    Janeece Archer        SA


For information regarding the SA/NT Chapter of ARNA please contact:

Justin Prendergast - SA/NT Chapter President


The SA/NT Chapter AGM is being held on 10 August 2020.

Download AGM papers here:

               Notification of AGM
               AGM Agenda
               Chapter Committee Nomination Form
               Instrument of Proxy
               2019 Chapter AGM Minutes



The chapter is able to offer 2 x $250 sponsorships per year. In line with National guidelines, applications must be received by 30th June each year.

Applications for sponsorships are available from Chapter Secretary. 


Date: 4th Tuesday of month
Time: 4.30pm SA time (daylight saving adjusted time in NT)
Venue: Ward 4A Rehabiilitation Ward Royal Darwin Hospital

Teleconference option also available (please email us for more information)

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2016 Study Days

NT Chapter Annual Study Day | Ältered Bladder Function - Who, What, Why and How
Monday 30th May - Royal Darwin Hospital Campus in the Flinders University Sim Lab 

Presenters – Deidre Widdall, Kay Stevens, Urmila Gurung, Marilou Dellow, Ruby Hilario
Panel – Gail McBean, Kirsty Walters, Mary Ingrames, Ruby Hilario

Feedback was very positive 
Most useful things learned - neurogenic bladder, urodynamics and nursing assessment of altered bladder function

Take back to your work place - nursing assessment and decision making in altered bladder function and use of the bladder scanner 

31 attendees – 9 members, 16 non-member attendees from a broad cross section of our health community Registered Nurses, Enrolled Nurses, Midwives, Occupational and Physio Therapists 

Most attendees were Rehabilitation Nurses but also from Geriatrics and  Acute Care, the  Community and remote sectors and both public and private hospitals

Sponsors, Hartmann and BrightSky bought lunch, Territory Surgical Supplies bought morning tea and Nursing and Midwifery Foundation paid for all gifts got the panel and prizes for members who brought a non-member
Thankyou for making this a great day 

Denys Spencer 
NT/SA Chapter of ARNA President 

Diary Dates 

We would like to thank everyone who attended the Dinner Meeting at Nirvana Restaurant in Darwin on Monday 9 November. The evening was a tremendous success especially our guest speaker the Hon John Elferink - Minister for Health who discussed the Palmerston Regional Hospital.

Special thanks to Kay Stevens for organising the event.