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Perth Integrated Health Clinic


Saturday 9th and 16th of November


Barbagallo Dealership - 362 Scaborough Beach Road, Osbourne Park

The Barbagallo Womens Forum 

It is our privilege to bring to you the third segment in the community health and wellness series in concert with our principal partner the Barbagallo Group.  As a prestige car dealership with very notable marques in their brand stable the Barbagallo Group which is run by the family itself in concert with an excellent Marketing Team have a very altruistic approach to assisting the community in more ways than one.
The Maserati Women’s Health Symposium in 2018 led the way followed by the Barbagallo Men’s Health Series in early 2019 and now on the 9th and 16th Nov 2019 the Barbagallo Women’s Forum which brings to you a very diverse field of excellent Presenters and MCs to showcase and lead the way to your wellness, health, transition in careers, life as well as pathways of work and life which you may not even have considered.  In short a stellar field of women whom we have been very privileged to be associated one way or another through our Perth Integrated Health Group of Companies.
The 2019 Barbagallo Women’s Forum also benefits the Ladybird Foundation or nominated charity and we are privileged to have amazing sponsors like Juniper Margaret River, Angelo Street Market, Byfields Business Advisers, Murfett Legal and Reliance Insurance South Perth as our key sponsors for this event – for women from all walks and disciplines in life.


We have created a MARKET PLACE where you can browse and mingle with the crowd and also speak and share with other stakeholders who will host their stalls at this Forum within the Maserati Perth and Volvo Perth showrooms.


Not to be missed as this is the social networking and resource gathering platform of the year!



Date: Saturday 9th and 16th of November 2019

Venue for the 9th: Volvo Perth - 9 Frobisher St, Osborne Park WA 6017

Venue for the 16th: Barbagallo Dealership - 362 Scarborough Beach Road, Osbourne Park

 Time: 1:30pm till 4:30pm

Price: $40.00 for each session or $75.00 for both, with part proceeds going towards the Ladybird Foundation.

Inclusive of afternoon tea and wine tasting sponsored by Angelo Street Market & Juniper Margaret River.

The Agenda

Saturday 9th November


Lucy Peach 

A Cycle of Success What if PMS isn’t a curse but is instead part of a cycle that can be both a powerful creative muse and a corporate coach? This talk gives an overview of the emotional landscape of the menstrual cycle and how to optimise it for your goals. Turn the curse into a life hack for getting ahead in every way.

Lucy Peach is a singer songwriter recognized for her performances throughout Australia with an amazing following on social media. She is also a feminist on a mission to educate both women and men and her shows are to sell out crowds here in Australia and overseas.

Gretchen Benedix

A career in Planetary Science, as a female. Professor Benedix will be speaking about her journey to being a professor in a male-dominate science field; discussing some challenges and hurdles, and how she overcame them.

This is her profile: “I am a cosmic mineralogist / astro-geologist and a Professor of Earth and Planetary Sciences at Curtin University. I use the chemistry, mineralogy, spectroscopy and petrology of meteorites to understand the evolution of the Solar System. I received my PhD in Geology and Geophysics at the University of Hawaii, Manoa in 1997. I have held a variety of research positions at NASA and several universities (Arizona State, Virginia Tech, Washington University) in the US. I have also been lucky enough to work as a researcher in two national Natural History Museums, the Smithsonian in Washington DC and the NHM in London. I have served as a council member for the international Meteoritical Society. I currently serve on the Board of the Gravity Discovery Centre here in WA and I have a visiting scientist position with the Western Australia Museum. My work has taken me to 6 continents, including Antarctica twice. I have an asteroid named after me (6579 Benedix). " 

Kelly Parker

Kelly is a Director of the Business Advisory, Commercial & Insolvency team at Murfett Legal. As a business owner Kelly understands her clients’ needs and issues from more than just a legal perspective. As a commercial and insolvency lawyer Kelly is driven to help her clients achieve the most out of their business regardless of whether they are in a startup phase, a growth phase or distress. Kelly is strategic and result focused and provides her clients with clear, plain-English, business and legal advice.

Kelly has successfully assisted a range of clients including, business owners, directors, partners, sole traders, insolvency practitioners, credit/finance providers and aboriginal corporations across a range of industries. 

As professional, wife and mother of two healthy and active boys - Kelly brings to life her story of transition, role change and career development within the scope of her different roles over time. A practical no nonsense yet fun and vibrant person Kelly's message will resonate with the audience who themselves are either in the state of change or have experienced it themselves.

Annette Watkins

What title would you give the next chapter of your life?

Annette is a Non-Executive Director on several Boards, a Business School Academic, Social Entrepeneur and Social Sustainability Advocate.

The principles of futurity, inclusion and diversity drive everything that Annette does. She specialises in Transition, Governance, Resilience and Sustainability.

Her Board experience extends to disability, aged care, women, and youth mental health as well as commercial sectors of mining, oil, gas and electricity. 

Annette is an award winning academic who leads research projects to build socially sustainable and resilient communities and organisations. She is passionate about delivering positive experiences for university undergraduates and post graduate students in the business discipline and developing transition skills for life and work.

With over 20 years experience, she is committed to finding sustainable ways of managing change and building resilient communities. Her professional networks span across Australia, Japan, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Indonesia, Singapore and China. 

Saturday 16th November 


Joanna Nicholas

Finding your fit: breaking down the barriers to achieving optimal fitness and well-being Time, work, energy, money, family commitments, intimidating gym environments. These are just a few of the barriers preventing women from achieving an optimal amount of physical activity for health and well-being. Joanna will delve into motivational and behavioural psychology, and using empowering stories from everyday women, will discuss strategies to overcome these barriers and inspire you on your health and fitness journey.

Dr Nicholas is a Sports and Dance Scientist at the University of Western Australia and in 2019 she also holds the distinction of being the first ever PhD in the science of Pole Dancing.  Joanna will bring to the audience the link between dance, movement and wellness with her practical approach to movement science. An excellent presenter highly recommended by her Alma mater - Australian Institute of Fitness where she guest lectures 

Jill Hunter 

Jill Hunter is Associate Director of Perth Integrated Health and is a Biomechanical Podiatrist by profession. She graduated from Curtin University in 1999 and has worked in a variety of fields. She has always been interested in sports and has worked with various football, soccer and rugby clubs around Perth. She is one of the few podiatrists in Perth who use myofascial therapy to treat various foot conditions. Jill balances her professional life with two kids that she and her partner dote on.

Jill will present on the topic on the evolution of female footwear over the period of history and how the change of styles, shapes and trends has had a direct impact on the biomechanics and the physiology of the female body.

Ian Wee 

Ian Wee is Managing Director for Perth integrated Health Group of Companies with an extensive clinical and sports medicine portfolio spanning over 30 years. He is also Director for Sports Medicine Australia and Sports Medicine Director for Belgravia Leisure WA and a fellow with the Australian Institute of Management. He balances his extensive clinical portfolio with that of Events Management portfolio where he is Event Director for over 25 different events throughout the year but still finds time to continue with clinical research with the current project focusing on Vehicle Ergonomics. Ian is married and is blessed with two daughters whom he manages to also establish a work-life balance with.

As Chairperson of the Forum Ian is the only male presenter who brings voice and representation in the world where emerging female power evolves. His presentation on being a male in a female dominated workplace and home environment makes for an entertaining experience but one with a solid and direct message to both men and women.

Sally Jane

Sally Jane is a vibrant young country music, singer, songwriter and instrumentalist from Serpentine, WA, making her mark in the Australian Country music scene.  Sally  was nominated for Peoples Choice award in 2018 and recently awarded WA Country Music Junior Vocalist of the year for 2019.  Sally has performed with her idols Kasey Chambers and Adam Harvey and supported Troy Cassar-Daley as a support act.  Sally is driven to finish school this year and to build and grow her music business and share her music to encourage other young WA musicians to chase their dream.

Sally Jane will present with music and song from the heart at the Forum and to inspire everyone that the Shy Musician is actually one with talent and abilities beyond her ears and a voice that speaks volumes through the words and meanings it conveys.


Ladybird Foundation

The Ladybird Foundation is a small local Western Australian registered charity supporting breast and gynaecologic cancer research in WA. The Foundation has been established in response to an identified shortfall in funding for excellent research in both these fields in Western Australia. All funds raised for The Ladybird Foundation stay in WA and are granted directly into relevant research projects here.

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