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Invitation to Attend

11th National Conference for Rural and Remote Allied Health Professionals. 17-20 September 2014, Mantra on Salt Beach, NSW.

The conference provides a forum for the rural and remote allied health workforce, bureaucrats, educators and consumers to:

  • Present on innovative local solutions to issues that can be applied to address similar issues nationally and across disciplines
  • Have input and influence from the ‘grassroots' into national and state health policy and service delivery
  • Demonstrate rural and remote allied health leadership in workforce and service delivery innovation
  • Promote continuing education and professional development activities essential to support allied health professional practice in rural and remote Australia
  • Promote rural and remote allied health research by professionals who practice in these areas and the presentation of research findings
  • Develop supportive networks
  • Promote good health and wellbeing through the delivery of allied health services to and by Indigenous and non-Indigenous people in rural communities.

 

About SARRAH

SARRAH’s primary objective is to advocate for, develop and provide services to enable Allied Health Professionals who live and work in rural and remote areas of Australia to confidently and competently carry out their professional duties in providing a variety of health services to rural and remote Australians.

Conference Venue

Centrally located within Salt Village, Mantra on Salt Beach offers direct access to a variety of restaurants, retail stores and the exquisite Golden Door day spa. As well as its superb waterfront position, Mantra on Salt offers 317 hotel and fully self contained one and two bedroom rooms and suites each with a private balcony and most with breathtaking ocean views.
Mantra on Salt Beach is on the doorstep of many popular Queensland and New South Wales must-see destinations including Gold Coast theme parks and beautiful Byron Bay, just a short 30 minute drive. On-site enjoy our gorgeous lagoon style pool perfect for cooling off in on those hot summer days or have a hit on our tennis courts.

 

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The 2014 conference offers a range of sponsorship and exhibition opportunities.

Click here to view what options are available.

Please contact Anna Boyes at the Conference Secretariat to discuss your sponsorship and exhibition requirements.

P: +61 3 6231 2999
E: Anna Boyes

Who Should Attend?

Members of the rural and remote allied health and oral health workforce and managers of these services; allied health and oral health students  should attend this conference.

The allied health and oral health workforce includes but is not limited to:

Aboriginal Health Workers
Audiology
Dentistry
Dental Therapists & Hygienists
Nutrition & Dietetics
Medical Radiation Science
Occupational Therapy
Optometry
O
thoptics
Orthotics & Prosthetics
Pharmacy
Physiotherapy
Podiatry
Psychology
Social Work
Speech Pathology
Allied Health Assistants
Chinese Medicine
Excercise Physiologists
Paramedics

Important Dates

Abstract Notifications Early June 2014
Presenter Registration Due 27 June 2014
Refereed Papers 1st draft due 27 June 2014
Early-Bird Closes 15 Jul 2014
Final Abstracts due 11 Aug 2014
Final Refereed Papers due 30 Aug 2014
SARRAH 2014 Conference 17-20 Sept 2014

 


Organising Committee

Lindy Swain - Chair
Rod Wellington - SARRAH CEO
Ruth Hawkings
Cate Patrick
Helen McGregor
Annie Nicholls
Luke Schultz

Image credits

Destination NSW
Grenville Turner: Destination NSW
Hamilton Lund: Destination NSW