31 August 2018
Rambla on Swan
39/85 South Perth Esplanade, South Perth
12pm - 3pm
Dress: Business attire
$1,750 | Table of ten
$180 | Individual ticket
1300 225 762
PO BOX 62
Concord West NSW 2138
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Join corporates, sports personalities, Special Olympics Australia athletes and many more to celebrate the joy sport brings to so many while raising vital funds. Held in a stunning location on the Swan River, enjoy a three-course meal, drinks and entertainment while raising much needed funds.
Fiona Wood has been a burns surgeon and researcher for the past 20 years and is Director of the Burns Service of Western Australia (BSWA). She is a Consultant Plastic Surgeon at Fiona Stanley Hospital (previously at Royal Perth Hospital) and Princess Margaret Hospital for Children, co-founder of the first skin cell laboratory in WA, Winthrop Professor in the School of Surgery at The University of Western Australia, and co-founder of the Fiona Wood Foundation (formerly The McComb Foundation).
Professor Fiona Wood’s dedication to improving outcomes for burns patients and expanding the knowledge of wound healing began in 1991 when she became trained as West Australia’s first female plastic surgeon. Professor Wood’s ability to lead a team and direct innovation for future clinical care was recognised as she quickly became a leader in her field becoming Director of the Burns Service of Western Australia at an early point in her career. In this position Professor Wood has led the Burns Service of Western Australia to be recognised internationally as a leader in burns care.
Professor Wood’s greatest contribution and enduring legacy is her work pioneering the innovative ‘spray-on skin’ technique (Recell), which greatly reduces permanent scarring in burns victims. Professor Wood patented her method in 1993 and today the technique is used worldwide.
In October 2002, Fiona was propelled into the media spotlight when the largest proportion of survivors from the 2002 Bali bombings arrived at Royal Perth Hospital. She led a team working to save 28 patients suffering from between 2 and 92 per cent body burns, deadly infections and delayed shock.
Fiona was named a Member of the Order of Australia (AM) in 2003. In 2005 she won the Western Australia Citizen of the Year award for her contribution to Medicine in the field of burns research. That same year her contribution to burns care was recognised through Australia’s highest accolade when she was named Australian of the Year for 2005 by Australian Prime Minister John Howard at a ceremony in Canberra to mark Australia Day.
She is an Australian Living Treasure.
Professor Wood was voted the most-trusted Australian in a Reader's Digest poll for six successive years from 2005 to 2010.
Fiona is married to fellow surgeon Tony Kierath and is mother to four boys and two girls.
The inside midfielder had a clean run at pre-season for the first time since he moved west, and had his best season in Eagles colours playing 19 games.
After returning to the side in round 17, played every game and began to show the type of form that made him one of the competitions reliable inside midfielders. Averaged over 20 disposals and five tackles a game, is only 26 and with the retirements of Matt Priddis and Sam Mitchell will look to own the stoppages at West Coast in the years to come.
Eamon is perhaps best known for his accomplishments as an athlete. However, since retiring from swimming in 2014, he has had more time to focus on his other passions, namely food.
In 2009, Eamon won the title of Australia’s first ever Celebrity Masterchef. It was after this success, he would go onto open Subiaco's own unique, warm espresso bar, Louis Baxters, in 2011. In the same year, he also released his first cookbook, Eamon’s kitchen.
Since first dipping his toe into the world of hospitality with Louis Baxters, Eamon became so passionate about serving fresh, local produce that he was inspired to open his first restaurant, Bib & Tucker, in 2013. With the support it's co-owners, Bib & Tucker continues to grow and delight diners with it's rustic menu and idyllic beachside location. So much so, that the success of Bib and Tucker has birthed the opening of a sister restaurant, May Street Larder, which opened it’s doors in 2015.
Eamon now splits his time between Bib & Tucker, May Street Larder and Louis Baxters.His hands-on approach resulting in consistently fresh, high quality food and the best service across all three locations. Recently, he has also taken on the role of WA distributor for Cocowhip - a delicious and healthy vegan soft serve, now delighting the palettes of restaurant patrons in over 15 locations in WA.
And yet, this athlete, restaurateur, entrepreneur and lover of sarcastic humour always looking to the future and eagerly awaiting the next project he can throw himself into. Eamon’s charismatic personality has firmly positioned him as a popular media favourite, having competed in Channel 7’s Dancing with the Stars and co-hosting on programs such as Destination WA and Our State on a Plate. His extensive experience in sporting, media and business fields continues to increase demand for Eamon to appear as an MC and guest speaker at various local and interstate events.