Rural Health West would like to invite you to the Aboriginal Health Conference 2017 to be held on Saturday 1 and Sunday 2 July 2017.
This conference will bring together health professionals, educators, researchers and Indigenous leaders from across the country who are committed to improving the health and wellbeing of Aboriginal Australians.
The theme Champions | Connection | Culture
will be explored through presentations, clinical updates, practical workshops, hands-on sessions and case study learning opportunities.
The program will also include an engaging schedule of speakers who will provide clinical upskilling and share their professional knowledge on relevant and specific health conditions that occur in a rural setting.
Delegates will also have the opportunity to network with colleagues and their families who live in rural and remote Western Australia and have similar interests in Aboriginal outcomes.
For more information, please contact the events team via email
or 08 6389 4500.
Program & Speakers
This conference will bring together medical practitioners, health professionals, educators, researchers and Indigenous leaders from across the country who are committed to improving the health and well-being of Aboriginal Australians.
In 2016 the Aboriginal Health Conference attracted more than 160 delegates from across Australia.
Registrations are now open!
Abstract submission for the Aboriginal Health Conference has now closed.
The Program Committee would like to thank the contributions of authors who submitted an abstract for consideration into the program.
Successful authors will be notified by 30 May 2017. Successful abstracts will be published in the Conference Program handbook.
We look forward to welcoming our Indigenous and non-Indigenous colleagues whose expertise and interests are in Indigenous health and wellbeing.
Parmelia Hilton Perth
14 Mill Street, Perth
T: 08 9215 2000
W: Parmelia Hilton, Perth
Located in the heart of the central business district and across the road from the Perth Convention Exhibition Centre, this stylish Perth hotel offers comfort and convenience. Discover superb shopping opportunities and a vibrant nightlife, or enjoy a relaxing stroll through Kings Park, all close by.
Enjoy complimentary wifi in the hotel lobby, Adelphi Grill and the 24 hour business centre or relax by the outdoor pool on our sun loungers.
The hotel is approximately a 20 minute drive to Perth's international and domestic airports.
Rural Health West has secured a special rate of $190.00 per night for the conference weekend.
Rural Health West will provide travel support for currently practising doctors who work and live in rural and remote Western Australia and their spouses/partners.
Tickets booked prior to full registration payment being received by Rural Health West will not be authorised.
Flights must be booked through Corporate Traveller. Fees for changes to tickets are not reimbursable by Rural Health West. Should you wish to travel to or from Perth outside of the specified conference dates, your fare can still be covered on condition that no additional expense to the organisation is incurred.
Please note: full attendance at the conference is a condition of payment of flights and travel reimbursement by Rural Health West. If you are not in attendance for the whole program, you will be invoiced for the cost of your travel.
Entitlements available to currently practising delegates
- Air travel for doctor and spouse/partner
- Fuel costs for transport from home town to conference venue and return when using private car*
- Meals as specified during the conference program
- Air travel for up to two children** will be considered in the following cases:
- Doctor couples who both practise and register to attend the conference
- Single parent doctors
* Please contact the Events team on 08 6389 4525 to discuss and obtain approval for fuel reimbursement.
** Please contact the Events team on 08 6389 4525 to discuss and obtain approval for air travel for children.
How to book flights:
After registering for the conference, please contact Corporate Traveller as soon as possible to book your flights by emailing Sue Dodd at email@example.com
with the following information:
- Name of traveller as per personal ID
- City/town departing from
- Preferred dates of travel – am or pm preferred
- Contact numbers – ideally a mobile and a landline
- Any other requirements you have
Corporate Traveller will review the cheapest travel options available at your preferred time and date.
Your tickets will be booked and ticketing will take place after details have been confirmed with you. If you have any further queries, Corporate Traveller can be contacted via telephone on 08 6466 5172.
For those delegates driving to Perth for the conference, a reimbursement form for fuel will be available for download closer to the conference date. Copies will be available on the day. Please ensure that original tax invoices are provided when submitting your claim to Rural Health West. EFTPOS receipts will not be accepted.
- Flight arrangements not booked through Corporate Traveller
- Flight changes
- Accommodation and all related expenses (accommodation rates have been negotiated with the conference venue)
- Children’s travel unless approved by Events Coordinator
- Taxi charges
- Parking fees
- Hire cars
- Mileage allowance for private vehicles
- Meals other than specified in the conference program
- Conference registration fee
- Family Support Program and babysitting fees
It is important to note that if you wish to make a claim, the form MUST be completed and sent to Rural Health West NO LATER than Thursday 27 July 2017 otherwise your reimbursement will not be claimable or processed.
Please contact the Events Team
or telephone 08 6389 4500 for more information.