Photo Acknowledgement: Paul Crock

Bone and Mineral Working Group


The Bone and Mineral Working Group are delighted to again plan for a Bone ‘Day’ to be held via Zoom for those interested.

The meeting will be held on Friday 1 April 2022, from 11.00am – 2.00pm AEDT with some case discussions and also research planning.

We hope that you will be able to join us then – further information to follow.

The day is open to clinicians of all levels and craft groups, and basic/clinical researchers interested in Paediatric Bone Health.

For further information, please .

Committee Members

  • Andrew Biggin  (NSW)
  • Denise Brookes (QLD)
  • Justin Brown (VIC)
  • Jenny Harrington (SA)
  • Paul Hofman (NZ)
  • Craig Jefferies (NZ)
  • Diane Jensen (QLD)
  • Tony Lafferty (ACT)
  • Craig Munns (NSW)
  • Verity Pacey (NSW)
  • Myra Poon (NSW)
  • Christine Rodda (VIC)
  • Jessica Sandy (NSW)
  • Aris Siafarikas (WA)  (SECRETARY)
  • Peter Simm (VIC) (CHAIR)
  • Komal Vora (NSW)
  • Margaret Zacharin (VIC)
  • Ben Wheeler (NZ)

  Terms of Reference

  1. To create a network for bone and mineral medicine within the APEG Community
  2. To advise APEG Council on matters relating to bone and mineral medicine of children and adolescents
  3. To optimise bone and mineral health of children and adolescents by promoting:
  • paediatric research into bone and mineral medicine
  • the development of relevant clinical guidelines
  • education in bone and mineral medicine


Meetings are held via teleconference, as determined by activities at the time.

How to Join / Contact the Committee

APEG sends out a call for Expressions of Interest (EOI) every 2 years shortly (in ‘even’ numbered years) after the AGM asking for members to submit their EOI to join the group.  If you would like to be part of the group outside of this time frame, please contact the APEG Secretariat.