The FACTA newsletter is edited by Samantha Joubert. For content enquiries, contact newsletter@facta.org.au


FACTA Newsletter: April 2024

April, 2024

I’m very happy to be writing my first message as FACTA
President! The FACTA Board was proud to welcome 116 delegates
to Hobart for our 2024 meeting, held at the Crowne
Plaza in March.


FACTA Newsletter: January 2024

January, 2024

The FACTA conference in Hobart is just around the corner and I have to say, the quality of scientific work that is being done by FACTA members is nothing less than inspiring. Come to the conference prepared to learn, and share, and have your ideas challenged!


FACTA Newsletter: October 2023

October, 2023

We are only a few months away from our next FACTA conference in Hobart, and I'm looking forward to hearing about all the great work that you've been doing over the last couple of years.


FACTA Newsletter: July 2023

July, 2023

July mornings in the Adelaide Hills are cold!
As I step out the door each morning, I can
see my breath like mist in front of me – before it quickly evaporates into nothing.


FACTA Newsletter: April 2023

April, 2023

In early April, we had the first meeting of the organising committee for the joint FACTA/TIAFT meeting in 2025, which will be held in Auckland - very exciting!


FACTA Newsletter: January 2023

January, 2023

Happy new year to you all! Although I’m not very big on New Year’s Resolutions (which my bathroom scales will readily tell you!), I do find it useful to consider what kind of year might be ahead.


FACTA Newsletter: October 2022

October, 2022

As I look out my window and see the apple trees in my garden starting to blossom, it re-minds me of what is beginning to blossom in FACTA's 'garden'.


FACTA Newsletter: July 2022

September 18, 2022

Well, the afterglow of the recent FACTA conference in April has finally worn off – but already I’m hearing about some interesting projects which I’m sure will be discussed at our next meeting in Hobart in 2024! Click here to read the full newsletter


FACTA Newsletter: July 2020

October 23, 2020

I hope that all of you are healthy and coping with the current restrictions in place across Australia and New Zealand. Obviously, there are differences in policies in different areas in regard to managing the spread of the coronavirus. Click here to read the full newsletter


FACTA Newsletter: December 2019

October 23, 2020

I trust you are all well. We are in the process of kicking off the work of the respective committees and those of you have nominated for a committee will receive an email shortly to commence that work. We are also forming a pill testing committee which will examine best practice for testing of drugs…


FACTA Newsletter: December 2018

February 7, 2019

As 2018 comes to a close we are preparing for another FACTA conference in Adelaide in June, 2019. Our conference website is up and running and I encourage all of you to visit the site and note the important dates (www.facta2019.com.au). We have kept registration prices at the same rate as in previous years.


FACTA Newsletter: July 2018

February 7, 2019

We are now preparing for the next biennial FACTA conference which will be held in Adelaide, South Australia in June 2019. This meeting will likely commence on a Sunday evening and conclude on a Wednesday allowing a 3 day meeting.


FACTA Newsletter: December 2017

February 24, 2018

The FACTA committee was proud to welcome over 130 delegates to Melbourne for our 2017 meeting, held between the 19th and 22nd of November. The event started with the welcome reception held on the 35th floor of the Sofitel, with the amazing views over Melbourne providing a wonderful backdrop.


FACTA Newsletter: December 2016

January 7, 2016

As the year comes to a close the FACTA board are gearing up for an exciting 2018. We are planning to have our annual FACTA meeting in Melbourne in late November 2017. We are currently in discussions with ICMS to secure the RACV club in the city to host our 3 day meeting.


FACTA Newsletter: April 2014

January 7, 2014

Dear FACTA friends, Welcome to the first edition of the FACTA newsletter! This newsletter will be released to all members via email currently on a biannual basis and will comprise of brief research articles, updates on new methods, upcoming meetings, case reports, drug trends and other news items relating to FACTA membership.