The annual luncheon was held on 22 November 2017 where the Governors were joined by 2017 Doctoral Scholarship recipients:
- Dr Melanie Gibson-Helm for Ms Rebecca Blackmore – Monash University (Allied Health);
- Dr Elliot Long – Murdoch Children’s Research Institute (Medicine) ;
- Ms Sacha Petersen – the University of Melbourne; (Nursing);
- Mrs Rachel Tindall – The University of Melbourne (Nursing).
as well as Prof Rosemary Horne from Monash University who with her colleagues was awarded funds to pursue Infant Safe Sleeping guidelines.