Students interested in rural health have numerous opportunities throughout the year to attend conferences all around Australia.  Each has their own unique flavour but all give students the occasion to mingle with like-minded peers, discuss the broader issues and have a great time doing it.

Outlined below are the more popular conferences.  For further information on any of them or to inquire about other conferences that might be of interest, please visit the attendant websites, the NRHSN website or e-mail


National Undergraduate Rural Health Conference (NURHC) – click here to visit the NRHSN website

Held biennially, it connects members of NRHSN clubs from every corner of Australia to provide educational and networking opportunities for this unique multi-disciplinary Network. Conference delegates have an opportunity to learn from inspirational leaders, policy-makers and professionals within the health and education sectors.


Joint Rural Health Club Weekend (JRHCW) – click here to visit the Health Workforce Queensland website

The Joint Rural Health Club Weekend is held annually by the Rural Health Clubs in Queensland; BUSHFIRE, HOPE4HEALTH, RHINO and TROHPIQ. The conference provides an opportunity for health students to gain exposure to the academic and social aspects of practising health in a rural setting. The weekend incorporates social and academic skills sessions. Dates and Location TBA for 2017.