National Rural Health Conference

National Rural Health Conference

Hotel Grand Chancellor

Hobart, Tasmania

8:00 am - 4:00 pm

24 March 2019

Come and visit the eMHPrac team at the upcoming conference and see our presentation on accessing evidence based online mental support, Wednesday 27th.

The Conference Program is now available!

View the full program for the 15th National Rural Health Conference:  Better together!

Everything you need to refresh your energy and passion for improving the health of people in  rural and remote Australia.

  • 4 days of stimulating speakers and events
  • 5 pre-conference events
  • 30 keynote speakers
  • 250 presenters in 50 concurrent sessions
  • 40 poster presentations
  • 75 exhibitors
  • a gala dinner

Hourly Schedule

Day 1 - SUNDAY, 24 MARCH 2019

8:00am -
Registration desk open
Pre-conference workshops
10:30 am - 3:30pm
Determinants of health: working better together for rural and remote health and wellbeing
Robert Stable (Facilitator), Fran Baum, Harry Burns, Donna Ah Chee - Ballroom 1
1:30pm - 12:20pm
Educating the Nurse of the Future Consultation Workshop
Australian Government Department of Health - Ballroom 3
8:30am - 12:20pm
Prescribing, dispensing and supporting medicines use with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples
Centre for Remote Health - Harbour View Room 1
9:30am - 3:30pm
Preventing and managing chronic pain locally
Professor Lorimer Moseley, Pain Revolution - Harbour View Room 2
12:00pm - 3:30pm
Better together! Song writing workshop
Josh Arnold, The Outback Fella - Chancellor Room 6
8:45am - 3:30pm
Chronic Disease Support Program
The Benchmarque Group - Merino Room The Old Woolstore

DAY 2 - MONDAY, 25 MARCH 2019: The current situation