Tasmanian Rural Health Conference 2020

Audience: Current Rural Generalists, including Students and Trainees aspiring to become Rural Generalists.

Conference Registration is now open

Full Registration RDAT Member $100
Full Registration Non-Member $150
Saturday 1 Day Registration $100
Sunday 1/2 Day Registration $75
Student Full Registration Free (Limit 50 ticket - sponsored by the RCS & Sportula)
Presenter Registration Free
Exhibitor Registration  $1000 (includes generous sponsor package, please contact Sharee for details)
Sponsors Registration Various (Sponsorship available)
Conference Dinner Free (Sponsored by RDAT)

Pre-conference workshops:  Friday 27 March, 2020 at Cradle Coast Campus

Plans are well advanced with the program being finalised.  We have already confirmed several key note presenters.  There will be a mix of inspirational presenters, panel discussions, workshops and hands-on skills session for students and junior doctors.

The Tasmanian Rural Health Conference 2020 Draft Program is available now!

Keynote Speaker – Professor Paul Worley

We welcome back Professor Paul Worley, Australia’s first National Rural Health Commissioner, previously presented at the Launceston TRHC18,  view Professor Paul Worley's bio here

Presenters also include:

  • Dr Brett Sutton, Chief Health Officer, Victoria
  • Dr Lawrie McArthur, Associate Professor of General Practice and Rural Medicine at James Cook University
  • Professor James Vickers, Head of School of Medicine at the University of Tasmania and Director of the Wicking Dementia Research Centre
  • Dr Tim Leeuwenburg, Rural Generalist from Kangaroo Island, South Australia
  • Dr Amy Neilson, Dr Meg McKeown, Dr Kim Dobromilsky – panel discussion on work/life balance
  • Coroner Andrew McKee – Role, recent and future changes to coronial reporting, investigations, case studies etc
  • Dr Scott Fyfe, Samantha Allender and Heather Wild – Healthcare Practitioners, future delivery of rural services
  • Dr Nick Towle will lead a session on climate change in health
  • ACRRM/RACGP/GPTT Rural Generalist pathway session… and much more

Thank you to our current generous sponsors, please contact Sharee for sponsorship opportunities.