Canberra Mothercraft Society,

News

NOTICE OF ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

Notice is hereby given that the 93rd Annual General Meeting of the Canberra Mothercraft Society Inc will be held on Wednesday 16 October 2019 in the Lotus Room at the Yacht Club 1 Mariner Place Yarralumla commencing at 5:30 pm   BUSINESS To receive, consider and adopt the reports and audited accounts of the Society […]

Read more

THE CANBERRA MOTHERCRAFT SOCIETY SALUTE AND CELEBRATE GENERATIONS OF QEII STAFF

This evening the board of the Canberra Mothercraft Society (CMS) will hold a cocktail reception at the Hyatt Hotel Canberra to salute and celebrate generations of QEII staff. Having established and run the QEII Family Centre for 56 years, CMS will hand over the reins to Tresillian on 1st July 2019. “Over the past 56 […]

Read more

Public Notice

The Canberra Mothercraft Society Inc. on 30 June 2019 will cease operations at Canberra’s public hospital the Queen Elizabeth II Family Centre, also known as QEII on 30 June 2019. From 1 July 2019 the Queen Elizabeth II Family Centre will be operated by Tresillian Family Care Centres, which is governed by The Royal Society […]

Read more

Reconciliation Day

Today, CMS acknowledges Sorry Day is the day on which we remember and commemorate the mistreatment of Aboriginal peoples of Australia. We especially acknowledge the mistreatment of children and their families. CMS joins the Winnunga AHCS call for the Chief Minister or Minister for Indigenous Affairs to use the occasion to report on the progress […]

Read more

QEII renew accreditation as a Breastfeeding Friendly Workplace

We have recently renewed our accreditation from the Australian Breastfeeding Association as a Breastfeeding Friendly Workplace. This accreditation is really important to our organisations family friendly ethos and our commitment to supporting working mothers and the health and well-being of their babies. The accreditation acknowledges our compliance with the key elements of support required, including: […]

Read more

End of an era for Canberra Mothercraft Society

After 56years of dedicated service to Canberra families through the Queen Elizabeth II (QEII) Family Centre, the Canberra Mothercraft Society (CMS) has decided to transition out of its operations at QEII by 30 June 2019. The Minister for Health and Wellbeing, Meegan Fitzharris said it’s the end of an era for CMS. “Throughout its long […]

Read more

NOTICE OF ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

Notice is hereby given that the 92nd Annual General Meeting of the Canberra Mothercraft Society Inc will be held on Wednesday 21 November 2018 In the Aegean Room at the Hellenic Club Woden Matilda Street, Woden commencing at 5:30 pm   BUSINESS To receive, consider and adopt the reports and audited accounts of the Society […]

Read more

QEII Staff Receive 2018 Actsmart Business Sustainability Award

A group of young staff from the Support Team at QEII were the recipients of the Motivation Excellence Award at the 2018 Actsmart Business Sustainability Awards in May. Support Team members Amelia Holly (Producer), Claire Patterson, Sophie Patterson and Alex Smith put together a short film to motivate and educate staff and visitors on the […]

Read more

We are recruiting new members for our Critical Friends Advisory Group

We are now looking for new members to join our Critical Friends Advisory Group (CFAG). This is a volunteer group of community members who offer their time and skills to provide advice, direction, and advocacy for planning, delivery and evaluation of the care and services we provide to families at QEII Family Centre. We are […]

Read more

Your questions about QEII answered

We have published a page on our website to answer the frequently asked questions we receive about QEII Family Centre, including common questions around admissions, staying at QEII, food at QEII and discharge from QEII. You can see the full range of information often sought by referring professionals and clients here: https://www.cmsinc.org.au/about/about-qeii/frequently-asked-questions/ Of course, if your […]

Read more

We wish to acknowledge the Ngunnawal people as the traditional owners and custodians of the land on which CMS and its service are located, and their Elders past and present.