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Decoding the Code: Ethics

Decoding the Code is an online program in Catholic ethics for the health and aged care sector run annually in partnership with Catholic Health Australia.

A face-to-face and online ethics course designed for the health and aged care sectors.


Melbourne: 2 May 2017
Brisbane: 27 July 2017
Both with an introductory seminar, followed by online coursework


Melbourne: 9.30am – 11.30am
Brisbane: 10am – 12pm
Brisbane twilight event: 5pm – 7pm


An online program in Catholic ethics for the health and aged care sector

Course Fee:

$240 +GST


Cabrini Hospital
Malvern Auditorium, Level 2
183 Wattletree Rd
Malvern, VIC 3144

Mercy Community Services
Happy Haven Building
125 Queens Road
Nudgee, QLD 4014

Twilight seminar:
Mater Misericordiae Ltd
Des O’Callaghan Auditorium
Kelly Building
Raymond Terrace
South Brisbane, QLD 4101


The online coursework will comprise of eight sessions (16 hours in total)


Rev Dr Joseph Parkinson, Director, LJ Goody Bioethics Centre
Rev Kevin McGovern, Director, Coline Chisholm Centre for Health Ethics
Professor Sue Walker, Director Perinatal Medicine, Mercy Hospital for Women
Rev Associate Professor Cormac Nagle, Hospital Ethicist, Mercy Hospital for Women
Associate Professor Patrick McArdle, Campus Dean, Australian Catholic University
Associate Professor Natasha Michael, Director of Palliative Medicine, Cabrini Health
Maureen Waddington, Director of Mission St John of God Ballarat Hospital


Dr Dan Fleming BBI

Who should attend?

Organisational and clinical leaders, executives and other mission leaders and staff

Why attend?

To enhance knowledge, practice and confidence in applying the principles of Catholic ethics to the ministry of health and aged care

Expressions of Interest: 

Please email Belinda Srour on bsrour@bbi.catholic.edu.au or 02 9847 0590


Click here to download the 2017 Decoding the Code flyer

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