NSWNMA Professional Day


3 August 2022, ICC Sydney


Julie McCrossin AM

Julie is renowned across Australia for her warmth, humour, intelligence, professionalism and commitment to justice and diversity. For over 20 years she worked with ABC Radio National, ABC TV and Network Ten before becoming a freelance journalist, podcaster and voice-over broadcaster.


Jane Caro AM

A Walkley Award winning Australian columnist, author, novelist, broadcaster, documentary maker, feminist and social commentator. Jane also appears frequently on ABC Radio, The Drum, Sunrise and Weekend Sunrise.

Georgie Carrol

Australia’s funniest nurse will bring the lols to our Professional Day. Author of Off the Charts and creator of the viral stand up clip 3 Stages of Nursing is happy to show you her funniest bits in this session. You won’t be learning, you will be in stitches, the good kind.

Shane Fitzsimmons AFSM

Commissioner Fitzsimmons is the current inaugural Commissioner for Resilience NSW and Deputy Secretary, Emergency Management with the Department of Premier and Cabinet. He is the chair of the State Emergency Management Committee (SEMC), the State Recovery Committee (SRC), Board of Commissioners (BOC) and the National Emergency Medal Committee (NEMC). He has most recently been announced as the 2021 NSW Australian of the Year.