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Aboriginal Health Conference 2016

AHC-2016-About-page

Developing strong commitments to improve the health and wellbeing of Aboriginal people in rural and remote communities.

Program overview now available!

Download the program overview now to secure your place at this fantastic event


Rural Health West invites you to one of Western Australia's leading Aboriginal health conferences to be held in Perth at the Pan Pacific Perth on 2 and 3 July 2016. The conference theme,
The youth of today, the elders of tomorrow will be addressed through presentations, clinical updates, practical workshops, hands-on concurrent sessions and case study learning opportunities that are professionally accredited and delivered by expert specialists and speakers.


As the leading conference of its kind in Western Australia, this event is open to all health professionals who have an interest and passion in Aboriginal health.

Rural Health West is committed to encouraging healthy communities through endeavours to improve the health and wellbeing of Aboriginal people in rural and remote Western Australia. We encourage you to join us, and your colleagues and take advantage of the opportunity to collaborate and network with others who share your enthusiasm and commitment.
 

Program overview now available!

Download the program overview now to secure your place at this fantastic event

Call for Abstracts - Submissions have now closed

AHC call for abstracts 600px 

Rural Health West has invited abstract submissions for oral and e-poster presentations for the 2016 Aboriginal Health Conference. Submissions have now closed with the program to feature a
bstracts about research and projects across all areas of:

  • Aboriginal health;
  • community engagement;
  • education; and
  • workforce development

Abstract submission key dates

13 May 2016                     Abstract notification letters sent by email to first authors regarding the decisions of the  Rural Health West Education Steering Committee
29 May 2016  Deadline to withdraw or make changes to an abstract
27 June 2016  Abstracts released on the website

For further information, please contact the events team via email or call 08 6389 4500.


Family Program


Download the program overview now to secure your place at this fantastic event


Partners and spouses
Partners and spouses are invited to attend the Pan Pacific Perth's famous Sparkling High Tea.
Embrace all the wonders of tea at Origins. Beautiful three-tiered stands jewelled with savoury bites and picture-perfect cakes will be served as you sip on organic tea, espresso coffee and sparkling wine. See more information and the menu on the Pan Pacific Perth website

Children

Children aged 5-12 are welcome to join in The BRICKS 4 KIDZ® program. The BRICKS 4 KIDZ® approach to learning is imaginative, multi-sensory and fun, creating a dynamic learning experience. Learn, build and play with LEGO bricks!

BRICKS 4 KIDZĀ® Australia

For the younger children, aged 0-4, in-house care will be available throughout the conference weekend. Children will be cared for by a fully-qualified carer at the conference venue, Pan Pacific Perth.

Download the program overview and registration forms now. Contact the Family Program Coordinator for more information. 

 

Sponsorship and Exhibition Opportunities now available!


Rural Health West invites you to be part of its Aboriginal Health Conference 2016.

Limited booths are available. Download the Sponsorship and Exhibition Opportunities brochure now and secure your place to access over 150 rural and remote general practitioners, specialists and health professionals. 

All questions and enquiries can be sent through to the events team.
 

Conference Venue

Pan Pacific Perth   
207 Adelaide Terrace, Perth
T: 08 9224 7777
W: www.panpacific.com

Take in scenic vistas of Perth’s famous Swan River or explore the lush historic gardens of Kings Park when staying at the Pan Pacific Perth hotel. Whether you are travelling for business or leisure, our luxury 5 star hotel will offer you a refreshing and revitalising experience.

Allow us to heighten your experience through everything you see, feel, hear, touch and taste at Pan Pacific Perth. We offer three tiers of 5 star luxury hotel accommodation – Standard, Deluxe and Pacific Club – to provide you with an unforgettable experience in Perth.

Moments away from the river and a short walk from the city’s main retail, dining and entertainment precincts, Pan Pacific Perth provides the perfect location for a relaxing and indulgent stay.

Room Rates

Classic Twin (2 double beds) $205 per night, room only
Classic King (1 King bed) $205 per night, room only

You will need to contact Pan Pacific Perth directly regarding room configurations and availability. 
Please book direct through hotel on 08 9224 7777 and quote ‘Rural Health West Annual Conference 2016’ to secure these rates.

Other Accommodation Options

For those delegates not staying at the Pan Pacific Perth, please note that it will be your responsibility to pay for transport costs to and from the conference venue when you are in Perth. Rural Health West will not reimburse travel costs to and from the conference venue by private vehicle, taxi or other transport while in Perth for the weekend.
  
Hyatt Regency Perth
99 Adelaide Terrace, Perth 
T: 08 9225 1234
W: perth.regency.hyatt.com

King Room from $215 per night
Regency Suite from $395 per night

You will need to contact Hyatt Regency Perth directly regarding room configurations and availability. 

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Comfort Hotel Perth City
200 Hay Street, Perth
T: 08 9220 7000
W: www.choicehotels.com.au 

Queen Bed from $145 per night
Twin Share (1 queen, 1 single) from $145 per night

You will need to contact Comfort Hotel Perth City directly regarding room configurations and availability. 
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Mantra on Hay
201 Hay Street, Perth
T: 1300 987 604
W: www.mantra.com.au 

Hotel Room from $190 per night
1 bedroom apartment from $205 per night 
2 bedroom apartment from $230 per night
3 bedroom apartment from $315 per night

You will need to contact Mantra on Hay directly regarding room configurations and availability. 
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Perth Ambassador Hotel
196 Adelaide Terrace, Perth 
T: 08 9325 1455 or 1800 998 011
W: www.ambassadorhotel.com.au  

Deluxe Double Room from $125 per night
Premium Deluxe Double or Twin from $155 per night
Executive Suite from $200 per night

You will need to contact Perth Ambassador Hotel directly regarding room configurations and availability. 
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Goodearth Hotel 
195 Adelaide Terrace, Perth 
T: 08 9492-7777 or 1800 098 863 
W: www.goodearthhotel.com.au 

Hotel Room from $125 per night
Standard Studio Apartment from $135 per night
1 bedroom apartment from $235 per night
2 bedroom apartment from $255 per night 

You will need to contact Goodearth Hotel directly regarding room configurations and availability. 
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Crowne Plaza
54 Terrace Road, Perth 
T: 08 9270 4200 
W: www.ihg.com 

Queen Room from $265 per night
King Deluxe Spa from $290 per night
Premium Riverview from $310 per night 

You will need to contact Crowne Plaza directly regarding room configurations and availability. 

About

AHC-2016-About-page

Developing strong commitments to improve the health and wellbeing of Aboriginal people in rural and remote communities.

Program overview now available!

Download the program overview now to secure your place at this fantastic event


Rural Health West invites you to one of Western Australia's leading Aboriginal health conferences to be held in Perth at the Pan Pacific Perth on 2 and 3 July 2016. The conference theme,
The youth of today, the elders of tomorrow will be addressed through presentations, clinical updates, practical workshops, hands-on concurrent sessions and case study learning opportunities that are professionally accredited and delivered by expert specialists and speakers.


As the leading conference of its kind in Western Australia, this event is open to all health professionals who have an interest and passion in Aboriginal health.

Rural Health West is committed to encouraging healthy communities through endeavours to improve the health and wellbeing of Aboriginal people in rural and remote Western Australia. We encourage you to join us, and your colleagues and take advantage of the opportunity to collaborate and network with others who share your enthusiasm and commitment.
 

Program & Speakers

Program overview now available!

Download the program overview now to secure your place at this fantastic event

Call for Abstracts - Submissions have now closed

AHC call for abstracts 600px 

Rural Health West has invited abstract submissions for oral and e-poster presentations for the 2016 Aboriginal Health Conference. Submissions have now closed with the program to feature a
bstracts about research and projects across all areas of:

  • Aboriginal health;
  • community engagement;
  • education; and
  • workforce development

Abstract submission key dates

13 May 2016                     Abstract notification letters sent by email to first authors regarding the decisions of the  Rural Health West Education Steering Committee
29 May 2016  Deadline to withdraw or make changes to an abstract
27 June 2016  Abstracts released on the website

For further information, please contact the events team via email or call 08 6389 4500.


Family Program


Download the program overview now to secure your place at this fantastic event


Partners and spouses
Partners and spouses are invited to attend the Pan Pacific Perth's famous Sparkling High Tea.
Embrace all the wonders of tea at Origins. Beautiful three-tiered stands jewelled with savoury bites and picture-perfect cakes will be served as you sip on organic tea, espresso coffee and sparkling wine. See more information and the menu on the Pan Pacific Perth website

Children

Children aged 5-12 are welcome to join in The BRICKS 4 KIDZ® program. The BRICKS 4 KIDZ® approach to learning is imaginative, multi-sensory and fun, creating a dynamic learning experience. Learn, build and play with LEGO bricks!

BRICKS 4 KIDZĀ® Australia

For the younger children, aged 0-4, in-house care will be available throughout the conference weekend. Children will be cared for by a fully-qualified carer at the conference venue, Pan Pacific Perth.

Download the program overview and registration forms now. Contact the Family Program Coordinator for more information. 

 

Sponsors & Exhibitors

Sponsorship and Exhibition Opportunities now available!


Rural Health West invites you to be part of its Aboriginal Health Conference 2016.

Limited booths are available. Download the Sponsorship and Exhibition Opportunities brochure now and secure your place to access over 150 rural and remote general practitioners, specialists and health professionals. 

All questions and enquiries can be sent through to the events team.
 

General

Conference Venue

Pan Pacific Perth   
207 Adelaide Terrace, Perth
T: 08 9224 7777
W: www.panpacific.com

Take in scenic vistas of Perth’s famous Swan River or explore the lush historic gardens of Kings Park when staying at the Pan Pacific Perth hotel. Whether you are travelling for business or leisure, our luxury 5 star hotel will offer you a refreshing and revitalising experience.

Allow us to heighten your experience through everything you see, feel, hear, touch and taste at Pan Pacific Perth. We offer three tiers of 5 star luxury hotel accommodation – Standard, Deluxe and Pacific Club – to provide you with an unforgettable experience in Perth.

Moments away from the river and a short walk from the city’s main retail, dining and entertainment precincts, Pan Pacific Perth provides the perfect location for a relaxing and indulgent stay.

Room Rates

Classic Twin (2 double beds) $205 per night, room only
Classic King (1 King bed) $205 per night, room only

You will need to contact Pan Pacific Perth directly regarding room configurations and availability. 
Please book direct through hotel on 08 9224 7777 and quote ‘Rural Health West Annual Conference 2016’ to secure these rates.

Other Accommodation Options

For those delegates not staying at the Pan Pacific Perth, please note that it will be your responsibility to pay for transport costs to and from the conference venue when you are in Perth. Rural Health West will not reimburse travel costs to and from the conference venue by private vehicle, taxi or other transport while in Perth for the weekend.
  
Hyatt Regency Perth
99 Adelaide Terrace, Perth 
T: 08 9225 1234
W: perth.regency.hyatt.com

King Room from $215 per night
Regency Suite from $395 per night

You will need to contact Hyatt Regency Perth directly regarding room configurations and availability. 

________________________________________________________________________________________

Comfort Hotel Perth City
200 Hay Street, Perth
T: 08 9220 7000
W: www.choicehotels.com.au 

Queen Bed from $145 per night
Twin Share (1 queen, 1 single) from $145 per night

You will need to contact Comfort Hotel Perth City directly regarding room configurations and availability. 
________________________________________________________________________________________

Mantra on Hay
201 Hay Street, Perth
T: 1300 987 604
W: www.mantra.com.au 

Hotel Room from $190 per night
1 bedroom apartment from $205 per night 
2 bedroom apartment from $230 per night
3 bedroom apartment from $315 per night

You will need to contact Mantra on Hay directly regarding room configurations and availability. 
________________________________________________________________________________________

Perth Ambassador Hotel
196 Adelaide Terrace, Perth 
T: 08 9325 1455 or 1800 998 011
W: www.ambassadorhotel.com.au  

Deluxe Double Room from $125 per night
Premium Deluxe Double or Twin from $155 per night
Executive Suite from $200 per night

You will need to contact Perth Ambassador Hotel directly regarding room configurations and availability. 
________________________________________________________________________________________

Goodearth Hotel 
195 Adelaide Terrace, Perth 
T: 08 9492-7777 or 1800 098 863 
W: www.goodearthhotel.com.au 

Hotel Room from $125 per night
Standard Studio Apartment from $135 per night
1 bedroom apartment from $235 per night
2 bedroom apartment from $255 per night 

You will need to contact Goodearth Hotel directly regarding room configurations and availability. 
________________________________________________________________________________________

Crowne Plaza
54 Terrace Road, Perth 
T: 08 9270 4200 
W: www.ihg.com 

Queen Room from $265 per night
King Deluxe Spa from $290 per night
Premium Riverview from $310 per night 

You will need to contact Crowne Plaza directly regarding room configurations and availability. 
Aboriginal Health Conference 2016

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