Worldwide EndoMarch Melbourne 2018

End The Silence On Endo ...

Join us on Saturday March 24th, 2018 for an extraordinary High Tea with a glass of sparkling on arrival and take part in a world wide event to raise funds, education and awareness for Endometriosis.


Enjoy an afternoon with our Key Note Speaker & Special Guest Speakers and MC'd by our fabulous Ambassador Sarah-Maree Cameron. Enjoy a glass of sparkling on arrival, delicious food and help raise awareness and funds for Endometriosis Australia.


With thanks to the Crown Towers Melbourne for their support.

Mistress of Ceremonies 

Keynote Speaker

Ambassador Sarah-Maree Cameron

Since her start in commercial radio in 2007, Sarah Maree has worked all over Australia and even in Canada. In 2010, while working on a networked show across Australia, Sarah Maree won an Australian Commercial Radio Award (ACRA) for Best Networked Program. 


Sarah Maree is passionate about raising awareness for women’s health and talking about the “taboo” topics, which is why she is an Ambassador for the Australian Cervical Cancer Foundation and now joins Endometriosis Australia as an Ambassador. 

Sarah Maree will be working with Endometriosis Australia hosting EndoMarch Melbourne and helping raise awareness to educate people, open up dialog for the disease and campaign for a cure.

Special Guests

Donna Ciccia - Endometriosis Australia, Director/ Cofounder

Donna originally studied Fashion Design/Business and after battling chronic health conditions Donna went on to study Holistic Nutrition and Homeopathy and is now a Qualified Holistic Nutritionist and Homeopath. Donna’s professional experience has been demonstrated in a successful Retail & Wholesale Sales, Training, Marketing and Management career in both the Fashion & Natural Health industries. Her philanthropic interests have led her to be involved in fundraising for women’s health and charities.

Donna is a member of the Australian Traditional Medicine Society (ATMS), member of the Australian Homeopathic Association (AHA) and a member of the Australian Register of Homeopaths (ARoH). Donna has a special interest in Women’s Health (Endometriosis & Infertility) and children with special needs (Autism Spectrum Disorder).
Donna was diagnosed with endometriosis in 2001 at the age of 31. Donna’s personal experience has motivated her to set up Endometriosis Australia. Her goal is to pay it forward for the next generation of women so that a successful treatment and cure can be found.

Dr Catarina Ang

After completing Obstetrics &Gynaecological training, Catarina completed fellowships in advanced laparoscopy in Oxford and France. She is head of unit at the Royal Women's Hospital, Melbourne. Catarina teaches and performs clinical research at University of Melbourne. She specialises in endometriosis and infertility, fibroid disease, pelvic pain, and complex endoscopic surgeries.

Guest Speaker

Hayley Irving

Hayley is a passionate Men’s, Women’s and Pelvic Health Physiotherapist with 12 years’ experience. She works as a senior clinician at Women’s & Men’s Health Physiotherapy and publically at Monash Health and also tutors at Melbourne University and for the Australian Physiotherapy Association. 


Hayley is the current President of the Continence Foundation of Australia - Victorian Physiotherapy group and prides herself in participating in and providing professional development and support of the highest quality.


She has a special interest working with women with endometriosis and chronic pelvic pain and is committed to delivering the best treatment plans tailored to each patient’s needs. 


Personally she has just become a first home owner and will be found for the next 6 months….. Unpacking boxes!!!

Christie Whelan Browne

Christie Whelan Browne is one of Australia’s leading musical theatre performers. An award-winning actress who has delighted audiences in shows as varied as A Funny Thing Happened on the way to the Forum, The Importance Of Being Earnest, The Drowsy Chaperone. Performing opposite Geoffrey Rush in all three plays. Whelan-Browne has been described by The Australian as “immaculate and untouchable”; by The Age as “magnificent”; and by the Herald Sun as “a musical and cabaret talent not to be missed”.

In addition to her traditional theatrical roles, Christie is also the star of Bryant and Franks’ Britney Spears: The Cabaret – and ‘Show People’ both which have debuted at The Adelaide Cabaret Festival and toured to London, to much acclaim. 

Christie has most recently been seen in Sydney Theatre Co’s world premier of Muriel’s Wedding The Musical for which she was nominated for a Sydney Theatre Award. in 2017 she was seen in MTC’s Born Yesterday and The Odd Couple, and in 2016 played the role of Gen in Eddie Perfect’s play THE BEAST. Her career bagan in 2005 in Grease - The Arena Spectacular. Other musical roles include Kira in Xanadu, Janet in Rocky Horror, Liz Hurley in Shane Warne The Musical, Lina Lamont in Singin In The Rain, Janet in The Drowsy Chaperone (Helpmann Award Nomination), April in Company (Sydney Theatre Award) to name just a few. 

On the silver screen Chrstie has been seen in Wonderland, Offspring, Peter Allen- not the boy next door, Miss Fishers Murder Mysteries, Paper Giants, House Husbands, and THE WRONG GIRL. 

Her latest One Woman Show ‘Vigil’ (written by Steve Vizard) earned her a Green Room Award Nomination for Best Actress in A Musical. Films include; ‘I love you, too’, ‘Spin Out’ and ‘Thats Not My Dog’. 

Thank you to our Supporters


Endometriosis Australia

C/O Weston Woodley & Robertson 

PO Box 1070 North  Sydney NSW 2059


*Endometriosis Australia acknowledges individuals in the transgender community and people who are non-binary and living with endometriosis who may not identify as women



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