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Updated 11th April 2019
QFA MONTHLY MEETINGS

QFA MONTHLY MEETING GUEST SPEAKERS FOR 2019
Monthly meetings:  2nd Monday of each month (except January, and yes we do meet on public holidays)   7.30pm - 10pm
Brisbane Theosophical Society Auditorium
355 Wickham Terrace, Spring Hill, Brisbane Click to view the map

Monday 13th May 2019

BABULA CLEMENT  TOPIC - URANUS IN TAURUS

An intuitive Pisces, Babula has been a professional astrologer for over 20 years. She has had many astrology and spiritual teachers from different backgrounds and traditions and her life journey has been focused on her healing and transformation process. Babula has taught and consulted in Australia, New Zealand, the UK, Europe and India

URANUS IN TAURUS: The 2018-2025 Revolution
In this talk, Babula will explore Uranus in Taurus as a bringer of change, activism and radical new consciousness of the Feminine Principle. This includes nature and environmental issues, all forms of artistic expression, our relationship with money and resources and women as agents of this change. We’ll see examples of this in charts.  Venus moves into Taurus at 8pm on this night.
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PAULINE HEPBURN - Looking at the Niederweiser Group Chart

PAULINE HEPBURN has been studying Astrology since 1992 and is interested in a very Holistic approach to Astrology combining both Traditional & Psychological techniques. She is passionate about Health & Nutrition.
Pauline has achieved the FAA Practitioners Diploma,
Medieval & Ancient Astrology Post Graduate Certificate with Bernadette Brady, Psychological Sacred Astrology Certificate- Gerry TalyorWood, Basic Counselling Certificate – National Foundation of Healers, NLP Practitioners Certificate – Quantum Change, Cert 4 Instructional Skills and Cert 4 Training & Development Gold Coast TAFE. Pauline is QFA Current Committee member (Treasurer and Membership Secretary) and has previously been the GCAS Treasurer & Committee member.  Pauline provides tutoring preparation for the FAA Exams, Beginners Astrology Classes and Consultations.  Please phone Pauline 0415 560 716.

Kristof Niedeweiser presented a very interesting way of looking at astrology charts for groups.  Pauline is going to demonstrate this method for us.

Monday 10th June 2019

KIM AKINTA - TRANSITS TO PERSONAL MIDPOINTS

Kim Akinta is an FAA Practitioner (1990) and a Graphic Designer. A former SAFAA Committee Member, Assistant Journal Editor and SA Branch Newsletter Editor. Kim is the current Social Media Chair on The AFAN Steering Committee - The Association for Astrological Networking incorporated in California.
Kim was the first Australian Astrologer to receive funding from the SA State Govt and The Australian Federal Govt to run a business in Astrology in the mid nineties. Kim administrates The Facebook Group 'Astrology Explorers' and her Public FB Page 'Kim Akinta Astrologer'. Kim specialises in Midpoints and has been working with them with clients for some 25 years. Kim is a Modern Humanistic Astrologer working with a global client base. Kim is also the sole parent of two teens and we live on the North side of Brisbane with a Staffie called Charlie, the cat and a Cockatiel called Bird.

TRANSITS TO PERSONAL MIDPOINTS

MALCOLM McWALTERS - ASTEROIDS

MALCOLM MCWALTERS began studying astrology in 1987.  In 1999 he received his FAA Practitioners Certificate.  He worked as a professional astrologer for about 15 years giving horoscope consultations and conducting classes

ASTEROIDS






 

Monday 8th July 2019

BRIAN CLARK - HEAVEN IN A WILD FLOWER

Brian Clark has been a consulting astrologer and educator for most of his adult life. He is the creator of the Astro*Synthesis distance learning program which has been shaped from his experience as an astrological educator over the past 40 years (www.astrosynthesis.com.au). Brian has his BA (Hons) and MA in Classics and Archaeology from the University of Melbourne and has been honoured with lifetime memberships from the state, national and professional astrological organizations in Australia. His books and articles have been translated into numerous languages – Brian’s most recent publications are The Family Legacy, Vocation and From the Moment We Met: The Astrology of Adult Relationships.

HEAVEN IN A WILDFLOWER.  We are all familiar with William Blake’s lines from Auguries of Innocence:

To see a World in a Grain of Sand
And a Heaven in a Wild Flower

Blake considered imagination a divine aspect of being human. Like many artists, imagination was his daimon, his guide to a world beyond the literal and concrete one. Imagination led him to an inner place where he saw through to a soulful world. This other world, by whatever names we might call it, has always been part of the human experience, never questioned by mystics, artists, poets or children. Tonight we will muse on how, as astrologers, we need not question our world of astrological imagination, as it is as real as the beauty of a wildflower. Brian draws from his 40 years of astrological experience to try to distil the essence at the heart of astrological practice.

Monday 12th August 2019

JO-ANNE CARDOSI - TOPIC TBA

Jo-Anne has been studying astrology for 21 years and will continue studying as it is a subject so deep and meaningful that it never ends. Her approach to astrology is holistic:- exploring karmic issues and emotional blockages that can lead to unhappiness and physical ailments. Life should be and can be full of joy.
Jo-Anne holds the Dip.Astro. (FAA), Certificate in Astrology-Chiron Centre Melbourne, BA Arts Swinburne, Grad.Dip. Career Education Rusden.
Jo-Anne offers Natal chart interpretation-how to develop your personal strengths, The year ahead on your birthday, Career direction, Relationship issues, Behavioural problems, Difficulties with children, Horary questions, Pet charts, Preparation for FAA exams, and General interest classes including Tarot.
She is currently preparing for APAA membership (Australian Professional Astrologers Association) Counselling course and is Secretary Queensland Federation of Astrologers

JACKIE JORDAN - TOPIC TBA

Jackie has been studying Astrology since 2007 firstly with Kelli Moore and then with Babula Clement, and attending workshops with Jeanni Monks and Charyn McLean. She also attended the FAA conference in Melbourne 2012.








 

Monday 9th September 2019

RAY OWEN MEMORIAL LECTURE - LYNNE SMITH - TOPIC TBA

LYNNE SMITH is a professional astrologer, teacher and mentor based in Brisbane. She has been active in astrology since 1990 having studied extensively with many of the great Astrology teachers throughout the world. Her special areas of interest and expertise are in combining ancient techniques with modern psychological and archetypal evolution of the soul.ynne has special interests in Health and Wellbeing on a soul level - physically, emotionally and spiritually. She has been involved in the Gemstone Industry most of her life.  Lynne’s understanding of Planetary Gemmology to support our energy fields with the healing power of Gemstones derives from ancient Vedic knowledge.
As a consulting Astrologer and Gemmologist her unique blend of these subjects offers in-depth understanding of our life purpose and challenges… she strongly believes in the power of this work to be a profound tool for healing and catalyst for change…www.lynnesmithastrology.com.au   0418 153 829

Monday 14th October 2019

MARILYN HILLIER - TOPIC TBA

Marilyn Hillier has been studying Astrology since 1995.  She has studied with many teachers who have given her great inspiration.
She has been President of the Gold Coast Astrological Society (GCAS) for the past 12 years and is the current Membership Secretary of the QFA.
Marilyn has taught astrology at the U3A on the Gold Coast from 2004-2008 and wrote the sun sign column for the White Light Magazine from 2008-2012.  She loves the diversity of astrology research and the history you discover with Astrology.

 

HARRIE BAHLIN - CHINESE ASTROLOGY

HARRIE BAHLIN BA, DipEd, DipLi and AdvDipEd has been studying astrology since October 1983 and teaching it since 1987.  He has been President of the QFA and ACRUX editor, has served on the National FAA Council, edited the FAA Journal and was Treasurer for the FAA Conference in Brisbane in 1998.
Contact Harrie at harrie.bahlin41@gmail.com



 

Monday 11th November 2019

VERONICA CHLAP - TOPIC TBA

VERONICA CHLAP  gained her diploma of Astrology at the Regulus Ebertin School of Astrology run by Doris Greaves (founder of the FAA) in Canberra in 1999.
She was active in the Canberra Astrology Group, along with notable astrologers such as Roderick Kidston and Rhonnda Fritz.   In 2001 she relocated to Brisbane and joined the QFA where she was for some years, the QFA Acrux Editor and a QFA Committee member and is currently our President.
Veronica ran an online web site where she undertook online Astrological counselling for 12 years.

SPEAKER AND TOPIC TBA

Monday 9th December 2019

SHANE McSWEENEY - TOPIC TBA

SHANE McSWEENEY has for the last 35 years studied relationships and socio-economic matters and as a taxi driver for this time had ample opportunity to study people.  He has been a member for the QFA for over 20 years and believes he holds the second longest membership.







 

HARRIE BAHLIN - QFA SOLAR RETURN

HARRIE BAHLIN BA, DipEd, DipLi and AdvDipEd has been studying astrology since October 1983 and teaching it since 1987.  He has been President of the QFA and ACRUX editor, has served on the National FAA Council, edited the FAA Journal and was Treasurer for the FAA Conference in Brisbane in 1998.
Contact Harrie at harrie.bahlin41@gmail.com



 

Our thanks to Sylvia Wilson, QFA Vice President (and FAA National Secretary) for the great job she does each year securing our speakers and arranging our speaker program.


 

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