Conferences

Services for Australian Rural and Remote Allied Health (SARRAH) National Conference – click here to visit their website

The SARRAH National Conference ‘Changing Landscapes, Changing Lives’ will be held from the 13th – 15th of September. This popular conference will be based in Darwin this year and promises to be a fantastic event that will bring together allied health students with professionals in their field, all united by the desire to ensure access to allied health services in rural and remote regions.

Are you  remotely interested? Tuesday 24th – Friday 27th July 2018, Mt Isa

Students can participate in this conference by preparing a research presentation or poster. Abstract submissions are now open.

The National Nursing Forum – 28th – 30th of August, Gold Coast Convention

The National Nursing Forum (NNF) is the Australian College of Nursing’s signature annual leadership and educational event bringing together nurses, students and other health professionals from around the country and across the globe. The NNF will take place from Tuesday 28 – Thursday 30 August 2018 at the Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre.

The theme for the NNF is ‘Diversity and Difference’ which will be explored in the keynote plenary sessions and throughout the program.

Access further information here.

Momentum Physiotherapy Conference – August, TBC

The Joint Rural Health Club Weekend 5th-7th of October 2018

The Joint Rural Health Club Weekend is held annually by Health Workforce Queensland in conjunction with the RDAQ foundation. This year it will be held in Stanthorpe from 5th-7th of October. Rural health clubs in attendance include 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. It is always one of the highlights of the year for rural health students.

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Cost: $90 per student (TROHPIQ is subsidising the $270 cost for successful applicants)

The cost includes accomodation, all activities, catering and transport to and from event.

Apply here.

For more information, please visit Health Workforce Queensland’s website.

Indigenous Allied Health Australia Conference, 26 – 28 September

The AIDA conference supports our members and the health sector by creating an inspiring networking space that engages sector experts, key decision makers, Indigenous medical students and doctors to join in an Indigenous health focused academic and scientific program. Click here to find out more.

World Rural Health Conference 2018 – click here for more information

The 15th WONCA World Rural Health Conference (WRHC 2018) will be held in New Delhi from 26 – 29th April 2018. This is an international event that will see delegates from around the world inspiring and exchanging ideas on the latest developments and challenges in rural family practice and rural and remote health generally. Nursing & Allied Health students are encouraged to attend.

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