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Conferences, workshops and events

This section lists upcoming and past (last 6 months) conferences, workshops and events pertinent to Indigenous Australian health in Australia.

The Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet does not organise conferences itself or endorse any of the events listed. It provides a comprehensive listing of events that may be relevant to those working in or studying Indigenous health.

The conferences, workshops and events are listed by date, but you can select to list them by title, location, or content. The content of the conferences, workshops and events have been rated as follows:

  • Indigenous Indigenous specific
  • Some Indigenous content some Indigenous content
  • Possibility of Indigenous content Possibility of Indigenous content

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When you click on one of the headings of the table, the list will be sorted according to that heading. For more information about the conference or event, click on the title.

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Upcoming conferences, workshops and events

Date Title Location Content
Multiple dates Introduction to Central Australians Aboriginal Cultures and Context Alice Springs, Northern Territory
Multiple dates Practical skills course Multiple locations
23-02-2017 The Mental Health Services (TheMHS) 19th Summer Forum 2017 Sydney, New South Wales
Multiple dates Palliative Approach Workshop Canberra, Australian Capital Territory
02-03-2017 New Male National Men's Health Conference Parramatta, Sydney
Multiple dates Framing Indigenous Health Multiple locations
Multiple dates Culturally secure AOD practice – featuring IRIS Brisbane, Queensland
10-03-2017 Tri-nation Alliance International Medical Symposium 2017 Melbourne, Victoria
10-03-2017 Australasian Cardiovascular Nursing College 2017 Conference Brisbane, Queensland
15-03-2017 Culture-centred Care of People with Life Limiting Conditions from an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Perspective Workshop Alice Springs, Northern Territory
16-03-2017 National Close the gap day National
16-03-2017 Close the Gap for Vision by 2020 National Conference 2017 Melbourne, Victoria
18-03-2017 Australasian Chapter of Sexual Health Medicine (AChSHM) Annual Scientific Meeting and Trainees' Day 2017 Sydney, New South Wales
22-03-2017 Australian Society of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery (ASOHNS) 2017 Indigenous Ear Health Workshop Adelaide, South Australia
24-03-2017 New South Wales (NSW) Rural Doctors Network/ Rural Doctors' Association NSW Summer Refresher Conference 2017 Port Macquarie, New South Wales
25-03-2017 Tasmanian Rural Health Conference 2017 Hobart, Tasmania
29-03-2017 Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Prevention in Aboriginal Communities Perth, Western Australia
29-03-2017 South Australia (SA) Rheumatic Heart Disease (RHD) Education Workshop 2017 Adelaide, South Australia
31-03-2017 2nd Victorian Allied Health Research Conference 2017 Melbourne, Victoria
01-04-2017 Future of General Practice Conference 2017 Sydney, New South Wales
03-04-2017 15th World Congress on Public Health (WCPH) Melbourne, Victoria
04-04-2017 The Leaders in Indigenous Medical Education (LIME) Connection VII Conference Melbourne, Victoria
04-04-2017 Communication, Consultation and Competency in Clinical Skills (4C's) Program Katherine, Northern Territory
05-04-2017 Health<em>InfoNet</em> cafe Western Australian Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Sector State Conference 2017 Perth, Western Australia
05-04-2017 Recognising and Responding to Dementia in Indigenous Communities workshop Alice Springs, Northern Territory
08-04-2017 Rural Health West Annual Conference 2017 Perth, Western Australia
26-04-2017 Health<em>InfoNet</em> cafe 14th National Rural Health and World Rural Health Conference Cairns, Queensland
27-04-2017 Other Ways of Knowing: Understanding Aboriginal Trauma Melbourne, Victoria
02-05-2017 8th Australasian Drug and Alcohol Strategy Conference 2017 Wellington, New Zealand
03-05-2017 Cultural ways of responding to AOD and injecting drug use in Aboriginal communities Perth, Western Australia
03-05-2017 WA Aboriginal Sexual Health Forum Perth, Western Australia
04-05-2017 Australian Primary Health Care Nurses Association (APNA) National Conference 2017 Hobart, Tasmania
11-05-2017 Celebrating 10 Years of AMSANT's Indigenous Leadership Program Alice Springs, Northern Territory
15-05-2017 2017 Australian and New Zealand Addiction Conference Gold Coast, Queensland
26-05-2017 National Sorry Day 2017 National
04-06-2017 19th International symposium on recent advances in otitis media Gold Coast, Queensland
14-06-2017 2017 Aboriginal Mental Health & Wellbeing Workforce Forum Sydney, New South Wales
28-06-2017 Better Ways of Working with Aboriginal Elders Redfern, New South Wales
01-07-2017 Aboriginal Health Conference 2017 Perth, Western Australia
09-07-2017 2017 National Aborigines and Islanders Day Observance Committee (NAIDOC) day Australia-wide
13-07-2017 WA Mental Health Conference 2017 Perth, Western Australia
26-08-2017 12th National Allied Health Conference Sydney, New South Wales
29-08-2017 The Mental Health Service (TheMHS) Annual Conference 2017 Sydney, New South Wales
05-09-2017 11th National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Environmental Health Conference Cairns, Queensland
11-09-2017 13th Annual Australian Disease Management Association (ADMA) Conference and 21st Chronic Diseases Network Northern Territory (NT) Conference Darwin, Northern Territory
12-09-2017 7th Secretariat of National Aboriginal and Islander Child Care (SNAICC) National Conference Canberra, Australian Capital Territory
04-10-2017 Global alcohol policy conference (GAPC) 2017 Melbourne, Victoria
17-10-2017 Rural Medicine Australia Conference 2017 Melbourne, Victoria
18-10-2017 35th CRANAplus Conference Broome, Western Australia
19-10-2017 Other Ways of Knowing: Understanding Aboriginal Trauma Melbourne, Victoria
26-10-2017 The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners Conference 2017 Sydney, New South Wales
12-11-2017 Australasian Professional Society on Alcohol and other Drugs (APSAD) conference 2017 Melbourne, Australia
14-11-2017 2017 Annual Research Translation Symposium Brisbane, Queensland
15-11-2017 Recognising and Responding to Trauma: Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Children and Families Canberra, Australian Capital Territory
04-12-2017 International Diabetes Federation (IDF) Congress Abu Dhabi,United Arab Emirates

When you click on one of the headings of the table, the list will be sorted according to that heading. For more information about the conference or event, click on the title.

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Past conferences, workshops and events

Date Title Location Content
04-03-2016 Maternity emergency care National locations
21-03-2016 Remote emergency care workshops 2016 National locations
Multiple dates Chronic Disease Management and Healthy Ageing Workshop Multiple locations
Multiple dates Maternity emergency care Multiple locations
Multiple dates Breakthrough: ice education for families Multiple locations
24-08-2016 Australian Diabetes Society (ADS) and Australian Diabetes Educators Association (ADEA) Annual Scientific Meeting 2016 Gold Coast, Queensland
24-08-2016 Indigenous women's leadership summit 2016 Sydney, New South Wales
24-08-2016 Understanding Risky Road Behaviour Workshop Perth, Western Australia
24-08-2016 World First Nations Traditional Kowledge Conference Brisbane, Queensland
25-08-2016 Suicide prevention in Aboriginal communities Darwin, Northern Territory
25-08-2016 Consumer Engagement workshop Sydney, New South Wales
Multiple dates Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander DV-Alert Training New South Wales
27-08-2016 2016 Indigenous Fellowship Excellence Program Melbourne, Victoria
27-08-2016 RACGP's 2016 Indigenous Fellowship Excellence Program East Melbourne, Victoria
30-08-2016 11th Australian College of Nurse Practitioners conference and 7th Australian Emergency Nurse Practitioner Symposium Alice Springs, Northern Territory
30-08-2016 Tackling Indigenous smoking (TIS) workshop (NT) Darwin, NT
30-08-2016 General practice training and education conference 2016 Gold Coast, Queensland
30-08-2016 Working with People with Disabilities in Remote and Indigenous Communities Alice Springs, Northern Territory
06-09-2016 5th Rural and Remote Health Scientific Symposium Canberra, Australian Capital Territory
07-09-2016 Quality Assurance for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Medical Services (QAAMS) Darwin, Northern Territory
07-09-2016 Queensland Council of Social Service (QCOSS) State Conference 2016 Brisbane, Queensland
09-09-2016 Gundy Medical Muster Goondiwindi, Queensland
10-09-2016 Annual Western Australian Allied Health Interested In Bush Experience (WAALHIIBE) and Students and Practitioners Interested in Rural Practice Health Education Xcetera (SPINRPHEX) joint conference Perth, Western Australia
Multiple dates Northern Queensland Primary Health Network (NQPHN) Developing Skills for Grant Funding Workshop Multiple locations
12-09-2016 5th Asia-Pacific (APAC) forum Sydney, New South Wales
13-09-2016 Australian Otitis Media Conference (OMOZ) 2016 Newcastle, New South Wales
14-09-2016 Health<em>InfoNet</em> cafe Australian Indigenous Doctors' Association annual professional development and networking event Cairns, Queensland
15-09-2016 NACCHO Ochre Day 2016 Perth, Western Australia
15-09-2016 Internal Medicine Society of Australia and New Zealand (IMSANZ) and Society of Obstetric Medicine of Australia and New Zealand (SOMANZ) Annual Scientific Meeting Alice Springs, Northern Territory
15-09-2016 The Mid North Coast Local Health District (MNCLHD) Rural Innovation and Research Symposium Coffs Harbour, New South Wales
17-09-2016 International evaluation conference Perth, Western Australia
18-09-2016 Health<em>InfoNet</em> cafe Public Health Association Australia 44th Annual Conference & 20th Chronic Diseases Network Conference Alice Springs, Northern Territory
20-09-2016 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Worker forum - Launceston 2016 Launceston, Tasmania
21-09-2016 Tackling Indigenous smoking (TIS) workshop (NSW) Sydney, New South Wales
22-09-2016 Primary Health Care: Making a difference Broome
23-09-2016 Tackling Indigenous smoking (TIS) workshop (ACT) Canberra, ACT
23-09-2016 2016 Australian Counselling Association National Conference Adelaide, South Australia
23-09-2016 Cancer Screening and Health Information for Aboriginal women Kyogle, New South Wales
26-09-2016 2016 National cultural and linguistic diverse worker’s conference Hervey Bay, Queensland
26-09-2016 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Worker forum - Melbourne 2016 Melbourne, Victoria
28-09-2016 Tackling Indigenous smoking (TIS) workshop (WA) Perth, Western Australia
29-09-2016 Health<em>InfoNet</em> cafe The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP) conference for general practice 2016 Perth, Western Australia
05-10-2016 The birds and the BBVs Perth, Western Australia
06-10-2016 Health<em>InfoNet</em> cafe My Story, My Knowledge, My Future - NATSIHWA 2016 national conference Brisbane, Queensland
Multiple dates Primary Care Asthma Update Multiple locations
06-10-2016 Facilitators Training: Aboriginal Healing Workshop Dubbo, New South Wales
11-10-2016 Health<em>InfoNet</em> cafe 4th National Indigenous drug and alcohol conference Glenelg, South Australia
12-10-2016 34th CRANAplus conference Hobart, Tasmania
12-10-2016 Palliative care for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Professionals Karratha, Western Australia
13-10-2016 Indigenous Diabetic Foot Workshop Darwin, Northern Territory
13-10-2016 2016 Ngar-wu Wanyarra Aboriginal Conference Shepparton, Victoria
13-10-2016 Asthma and Spirometry Update for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Workers and Health Practitioners Nambour, Queensland
14-10-2016 Australian Anaesthesia Allied Health Practitioners (AAAHP) inaugural national conference Perth, Western Australia
14-10-2016 Get Bloody Serious: A workshop all about hep C, from prevention to cure Surry Hills, New South Wales
17-10-2016 Framing Indigenous health workshops 2016 Darwin, Northern Territory
18-10-2016 Central & Lower West Regional Forum - New South Wales Wellington, New South Wales
19-10-2016 Tackling Indigenous smoking (TIS) workshop (SA) Adelaide, South Australia
20-10-2016 Suicide prevention in Aboriginal communities Adelaide, South Australia
20-10-2016 Health<em>InfoNet</em> cafe Rural medicine Australia national conference 2016 Canberra, Australian Capital Territory
20-10-2016 NT RHD Education Workshop Darwin, Northern Territory
20-10-2016 The Australian Disease Management Association (ADMA) 12th Annual National Chronic Disease Management Conference Melbourne, Victoria
25-10-2016 42nd International mental health nursing conference Adelaide, South Australia
25-10-2016 Aboriginal Health & Medical Research Council of New South Wales AGM and Members Conference 2016 Sydney, New South Wales
26-10-2016 Australian College of Nursing (ACN) national nursing forum 2016 Melbourne, Victoria
26-10-2016 21st Nursing Network on Violence Against Women International Conference 2016 Melbourne, Victoria
27-10-2016 Services for Australian Rural and Remote Allied Health (SARRAH) national conference 2016 Port Lincoln, South Australia
27-10-2016 Crossroads at the Centre: The Nexus Between CVD and Diabetes Symposium Alice Springs, Northern Territory
28-10-2016 Northern Territory and Queensland Division Inaugural Occupational Therapy Conference 2016 Brisbane, Queensland
28-10-2016 Asthma and Spirometry Update for Aboriginal Health Workers and Health Practitioners Katherine, Northern Territory
31-10-2016 Northern Queensland Indigenous Health Day Cairns, Queensland
31-10-2016 Inhaler Medications and Device Technique Western Australia
03-11-2016 8th Australian Rural and Remote Mental Health Symposium Kingscliff, New South Wales
03-11-2016 Tuberculosis Testing and Awareness Katherine, Northern Territory
04-11-2016 Midwifery Up Skilling Broome, Western Australia
07-11-2016 The Congress of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Nurses and Midwives (CATSINaM) International Indigenous Health Workforce Meeting Melbourne, Victoria
08-11-2016 Health<em>InfoNet</em> cafe The Lowitja Institute International Indigenous Health and Wellbeing Conference 2016 Melbourne, Victoria
10-11-2016 Indigenous Leaders Conference 2016 Darwin, Northern Territory
11-11-2016 Australia and New Zealand Vulvovaginal Society (ANZVS) biennial scientific conference Melbourne, Victoria
11-11-2016 Compulsory Alcohol and Other Drug Treatment Forum Perth, Western Australia
Multiple dates Eye Health Web Resource Workshops Multiple locations
14-11-2016 Indigenous Risk Impact Screen (IRIS) Workshop Brisbane, Queensland
15-11-2016 The CQI collaborative workshop Alice Springs, Northern Territory
16-11-2016 Culture-Centred Workshop: Indigenous Australians' Perspectives Canberra, Australian Capital Territory
17-11-2016 Inspiring Change Through Passion and Creativity Subiaco, Western Australia
17-11-2016 Breast Cancer Support for Aboriginal Women Workshop Westmead, Sydney
18-11-2016 Australian Menopause Society 20th annual congress Perth, Western Australia
19-11-2016 NAIRM Marr Djambana – Frankston Aboriginal Association official opening Frankston, Victoria
23-11-2016 Hurting, helping and healing workshop Perth, Western Australia
23-11-2016 National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) 5th Annual Symposium Melbourne, Victoria
23-11-2016 Public Health Association of Australia (PHAA) National Primary Health Care Conference 2016 Melbourne, Victoria
24-11-2016 Aboriginal Leaders Forum Port Adelaide, South Australia
29-11-2016 Indigenous Allied Health Australia National Forum and Awards Canberra, Australian Capital Territory
29-11-2016 Leading Indigenous Health Outcomes Through Community Engagement Brisbane, Queensland
06-12-2016 NACCHO Members Conference and Annual General Meeting (AGM) 2016 Melbourne, Victoria
07-12-2016 Foot Health Assessment Program Darwin, Northern Territory
08-12-2016 Nutrition Support Program Darwin, Northern Territory
10-12-2016 Foot Health Assessment Program Alice Springs, Northern Territory
12-12-2016 Long-term oxygen therapy - indications and prescriptions Western Australia
08-01-2017 2017 South Pacific Educators in Vision Impairment (SPEVI) biennial international conference Brisbane, Queensland
02-02-2017 Train It Forward: A FASD Masterclass Woolloomooloo, New South Wales
06-02-2017 Suicide Prevention Community Forum Cairns, Queensland
13-02-2017 National Indigenous Mental Health and Wellbeing Forum Perth, Western Australia
16-02-2017 VAADA 2017 Conference Melbourne, Victoria
23-02-2017 Palliative Care: Community Outreach Program Groote Eylandt, Anindilyakwa, Northern Territory
23-02-2017 Working collaboratively to support the social and emotional well-being of Aboriginal youth in crisis webinar Australia-wide
Last updated: 22 February 2017
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