Australian Rural & Remote Mental Health Symposium

Australian Rural & Remote Mental Health Symposium


8:00 am - 3:00 pm

03 - 05 November 2021

Due to ongoing changes in border closures and travel restrictions, the upcoming 2021 Australian Rural & Remote Mental Health Symposium will now be run as a completely virtual event.

The symposium will now run in smaller time blocks, from Wednesday 3 – Friday 5 November, and on Monday 8 November 2021.

Theme: Weathering the Storm: Reflecting On 2020 & Planning for What’s Next

Living and working in rural Australia can be a rich and rewarding way of life. However, factors such as geographic location, social isolation, and limited facilities can make it difficult for many to receive adequate mental health care.

When rural and remote mental health services are needed, they are often few and far between.

Gain practical solutions to improve mental health services in Australia’s rural and remote areas at the Australian Rural & Remote Mental Health Symposium.

Conference Host: The Australian & New Zealand Mental Health Association Inc. is anongovernment, not for profit organisation. The advisory board representatives have a wide background in mental health issues within Australia & New Zealand. The role of the Association is to advance the field of mental health through the application of industry research, education, training and mental health advocacy.