The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists
Dr Yves Rees
Dr Yves Rees (they/them) is a writer and historian based on unceded Wurundjeri land.
They are a Lecturer in History at La Trobe University, the co-host of Archive Fever history podcast, and the author of All About Yves: Notes from a Transition (Allen & Unwin, 2021). They are also co-editor of Nothing to Hide: Voices of Trans and Gender Diverse Australia (Allen & Unwin, 2022).
Rees was awarded the 2020 ABR Calibre Essay Prize and a 2021 Varuna Residential Fellowship.
Their writing about history, transness and books has featured in the Guardian, The Age, Sydney Review of Books, Australian Book Review, Meanjin and Overland, among other publications.
Jean Kittson is an author, scriptwriter, public speaker, actor and comedian.
She is the author of several books including the best sellers, ‘You’re Still Hot to Me,’ a survival manual on the joys of menopause and her new book, ‘We Need to Talk About Mum and Dad’, a guide to parenting our ageing parents.
Jean is also the patron of Palliative Care Nurses Australia, and an ambassador for the Macular Disease Foundation, the Australian Gynaecological Foundation, the Raise Foundation and Taldumande Youth Services.
She is a regular guest on ABC radio’s Thank God It’s Friday and Channel Nine’s Today Extra.
The 2022 RANZCOG Annual Scientific Meeting will be held as a hybrid conference at the Gold Coast Convention Centre from 10-12 October 2022.