Upcoming State Events 


Churchill Medallion Chat, August 24th 2pm at the Masonic Club, 169 Castlereagh Street, Sydney.

Featuring a panel of this year's Medallion Recipients.  Details Below.

Register   HERE

Churchill Chats  

The following Chats are being held at the Masonic Club, 169 Castlereagh St, Sydney.  We are hoping to record each Chat for a future podcast that will be mde available to members via our web and Facebook Pages.

We are always looking for presenters for Churchill Chats so, if you would like to contribute to your fellow Fellows knowledge base and enjoyment, please download this Form and contact our Secretary using secretary@churchillfellowsnsw.org.au






Monday, 11 March 2019


Paul Woodhead CF2002

Neil Bramsen CF2013 

Richard Baranski CF2017

Stephanie Woerde CF2016 

 The First Annual Education Churchill Chat

Stephanie, Neil, Paul and Richard Fellowships were centred on Education.  See Below for the Details of their Fellowships.

Tonight they form a panel to enlighten us all about the results of their studies and the promises of things to come.

Questiions from the audience will be encouraged.






Paul Woodhead CF 2002 To study in-school circus programmes with emphasis on management and teaching practices, and efficacy of the visited programmes in terms of student welfare, performance and physical education opportunities - USA, U.K  https://www.churchilltrust.com.au/media/fellows/Woodhead_Paul_20022.pdf


Neil Bramsen CF 2013 To study programs that successfully engage and enthuse primary and middle school students in MES (Maths, Engineering and Science) learning - USA, UK   https://www.churchilltrust.com.au/media/fellows/Engaging_school_students_in_maths_engineering_science_MES_learning_-_Bramsen_N_2013.pdf


Richard Baranski CF 2017 The Northern Districts Education Centre (Sydney) Churchill Fellowship to identify the most beneficial implementation of EV3 robotics into STEM educational programs - USA, UK, Denmark, Japan, South Korea, China, Singapore  https://www.churchilltrust.com.au/fellows/detail/4207/Richard+Baranski


Stephanie Woerde CF 2016 The Peter Mitchell Churchill Fellowship to inspire best practice in the design/implementation of Language Nest-style programs in Australia - New Zealand, USA, Canada https://www.churchilltrust.com.au/media/fellows/Woerde_S_2016_Design_and_implementation_of_Language_Nest-style_programs_in_Australia.pdf

Saturday,  24 August 2019

  2 pm


Steven Caruana CF2017

Carolyn Nixon CF2017

Sarah O'Shea CF2017

Leigh Waddell CF2017

Caron Jander CF2009


      The First Annual Churchill Medallion Chat           Register   HERE 

Lead by NSWCFA Committee Member, Caron Jander, a panel from this year's Medallion Recipients will present a report on their Fellowship journeys. The Panel Members are :

Steven Caruana, CF17 To enhance best practice inspection methodologies for oversight bodies with an Optional Protocol to the Convention Against Torture focus - UK, Norway, Switzerland, Denmark, Malta, Greece, New Zealand  VIEW Steven's report

Carolyn Nixon , CF17 To research new, practical methods to fight law enforcement corruption by organised crime - Hong Kong, Austria, Lithuania, Estonia, Finland   VIEW Carolyn's report

Sarah O’Shea, CF17 To explore best practice in retaining students who are first-in-family to attend university - UK, Canada, USA    VIEW Sarah's Report

Leigh Waddell, CF17 To learn the latest genomic analytical tools for genetic diagnosis of rare neuromuscular disorders - USA  VIEW Leigh's Report

Caron Jander, CF09 To study improvements in international health protection standards for jockeys - UK, Ireland, France, Germany  VIEW Caron's report

Winston Walks  

We are seeking volunteers to host, and present at, future Winston Walks.  If you are interested please contact Elizabeth Comino at elizabethcomino@gmail.com







24th October

 5:45pm for 6pm

Margy Green, CF16

Rivendell School - Historic Tour
Ms Margy Green, a 2016 Churchill Fellow will share her Fellowship study results and its impact on her ongoing work and the wider community.  Margy fellowship was to research the benefits of engaging with families and carers of patients in a high secure forensic hospital.
Rivendell Unit was originally located at Broughton Hall, Lilyfield, before being relocated to Concord West in 1977. Its founding director was Dr Marie Bashir, later to become Governor of New South Wales. Rivendell as of 2009, a twenty-bed facility offering mental health services for children and adolescents in the Sydney area and rural New South Wales. Care is provided on both an outpatient and inpatient basis.
Cost $20, includes an Historic Tour of Rivendell (previously Thomas Walker hospital, opened in 1896)




For enquiries email secretary@churchillfellowsnsw.org.au.



For enquiries email secretary@churchillfellowsnsw.org.au






















Backstage at Fiddler on the Roof
Fellows, friends and Cast on stage at The Fiddler on the Roof
Backstage at Fiddler on the Roof
Kellie Dickerson (2014 Churchill Fellow), Musical Director of Fiddler on left
Presenters and Host Form (276.7 KB)
Fellows and friends Mt Tomah 20168
Fellows and friends Mt Tomah 20168
Rivendell School (246.5 KB)