Online Family Meetings

Saturday, April 24th and May 1st, 2021

24th April and 1st May, 2021

The FA Support Family Meeting is an annual event that allows families affected by Fanconi Anaemia to attend presentations by researchers and clinical experts who are active in the research and treatment of Fanconi anaemia (FA), and to connect with other families affected by FA.  

Due to COVID-19, meetings are currently held online via Zoom

Online family meetings feature an informative talk followed by a craft/social hour.    These sessions are an enlightening and fun opportunity to connect with other FAmilies throughout Australia and New Zealand.

Our guests speakers join us from all parts of the globe, with recent guests being Dr Wayne Crismani, Dr Lucy Fox, and Nancy Cincotta.

Our fun online activities for the whole family include various craft activities and even baking!

Save The Date.  There will be more information to follow.

Please register your interest via our contact page to kept informed.

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Meet new people and share experiences

Are you ready for some fun?

We’ll be back together soon.

In the meantime, don’t be a stranger and connect online.

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FASA Statement
on COVID-19

Because of the concern for transmission of illness caused by a novel coronavirus, Fanconi Anaemia Support Australasia is preparing for the possibility that this virus may impact our two significant gatherings: the SNUG camp meeting (Lake Macquarie, August), and the FAmily meeting (Melbourne, October). While it is too early to predict how these events may be affected, we want you to be aware that we are mindful of the risks associated with gathering at this time. We will also be carefully monitoring the appropriate health authority recommendations for protecting against exposure provided by the Australian Medical Association (AMA) and the World Health Organization (WHO).
The National Organization for Rare Diseases (NORD) recommends that you speak with your doctor to see how they may be able to advise you if you should become exposed to the virus. Finally, should you or a loved one need to travel, review the Australian Government’s Department of Health guidelines to ensure you aren’t putting yourself or others at risk.
We will continue to monitor and follow guidance from the AMA, the Australian Government, and other agencies and communicate with the FA community directly as the situation develops.