Keynote Speakers

Keynote speakers in Program order

Di Forsyth   Owen Alllen  

Councillor Di Forsyth
Cairns City Council 

Owen Allen
Conference Convenor

Welcome to Cairns 


Transcript [70 KB PDF]

   
 
Kim Boyer

Kim Boyer
University of Tasmania

The demise of the Geebung Polo Club: a failure in health services planning? 

Transcript [86 KB PDF]
   
 
Maggie Grant

Maggie Grant
James Cook University

Building resilience in Indigenous health students and staff

Presentation [205 KB PDF]
   
 
Louise Lawler

Louise Lawler 
School of Rural Health, University of Sydney

Are we there yet? The lessons learned from nine conferences

Transcript [109 KB PDF]        Presentation [2.0 MB PDF]
   
 
Joshua Tepper

Joshua Tepper 
Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care, Canada

Complexity, competence and change: a health workforce for the times

Presentation [1.0 MB PDF]        YouTube Video 
   
 
Owen Alllen   Jenny May  

Owen Allen
Conference Convenor

Jenny May 
Chair, National Rural Health Alliance


Transcript [65 KB PDF] 

   
 

Mick Adams

Jenny May

  Shannon Springer

Mick Adams 
National Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation 

Shannon Springer 
Australian Indigenous Doctors Association 

Jenny May 
National Rural Health Alliance

Reports on developments and commitments in Indigenous health

Transcript [106 KB PDF] 
Presentation - Shannon Springer [220 KB PDF]
Presentation - Jenny May [65 KB PDF]

   
 
Michael Raper

Michael Raper 
Australian Red Cross

Australian Red Cross - the non-government sector in action

Presentation [137 KB PDF]
   
 
Rosemary Bryant

Rosemary Bryant 
Chief Nurse and Midwifery Officer 

Investing in rural maternity services

Transcript [99 KB PDF]       Presentation [45 KB PDF]
   
 
Ian Wronski Ian Wronski 
James Cook University
Transcript [68 KB PDF] 
   
 
Paul Lucas

Paul Lucas MP
Deputy Premier and Minister for Health

Official Opening

Transcript [81 KB PDF] 
   
 
Caroline Rogers Caroline Rogers 
Des Murray Scholarship recipient
Transcript [64 KB PDF]
   
 
Fred Chaney

Fred Chaney 
Desert Knowledge Australia

The governance and service challenges of remote Australia

Transcript [276 KB PDF]       Presentation [271 KB PDF]
   
 
Joseph Cox, Jack Little, Sean Heffernan, Andrew Bell, David Lines

Joseph Cox, Jack Little, Sean Heffernan, Andrew Bell, David Lines 
Katherine West Health Board

The Katherine West Health Board 

Transcript [85 KB PDF]       Presentation [1.4 MB PDF]
   
 
John Wakerman

John Wakerman 
Centre for Remote Health

Incubating success in remote areas 

Transcript [86 KB PDF]       Presentation [410 KB PDF]
   
 
Panel Session

Facilitated discussion session

Fred Chaney, Joseph Cox, Jack Little, Sean Heffernan, Andrew Bell, David Lines and John Wakerman

Transcript [87 KB PDF] 
   
 
Monique Begin

Monique Begin 
Telfer School of Management, University of Ottawa, Canada

"Do I see a demand?" Getting rural health on a national agenda 

Transcript [149 KB PDF]        Presentation [811 KB PDF]
   
 
Sabina Knight

Sabina Knight 
Commissioner, National Health and Hospital Reform Commission

The National Health and Hospital Reform Commissions agenda for change 

Transcript [94 KB PDF]
   
 
Fran Baum

Fran Baum 
Flinders University

The social determinants of health in rural Australia 

Presentation [1.2 MB PDF]
   
 
Ruth Ballweg

Ruth Ballweg 
School of Medicine, University of Washington 

New professions... new solutions 

Transcript [100 KB PDF]        Presentation [801 KB PDF]
   
 
Kate Ebrill

Kate Ebrill 
Manager Business Adoption, National E-Health Transition Authority

E-health: bridging the divide 

Presentation [535 KB PDF]
 
 
Tony Hobbs

Tony Hobbs 
Chair, Expert Reference Group on National Primary Care Strategy 

A strategic approach to primary care 

Transcript [117 KB PDF]       Presentation [309 KB PDF]
   
 
Marg McLeod Marg McLeod 
Royal College of Nursing Australia
Transcript [70 KB PDF]       Presentation [131 KB PDF]
   
   
Panel Discussion

Panel Session: facilitated by Robyn Williams 

Ruth Ballweg - Physicians assistants in the US
Anne Gardner - Nurse practitioners in rural and remote areas
Tony Hobbs - Practising multidisciplinary teamwork
Matthew Cane - Pharmacy students (and others) leading the way
Lyn Pearson - Extending the practice of paramedics

Transcript [131 KB PDF]
   
 
John Kerin

John Kerin 
scientist and humourist

Ageing, science, the CSIRO and health 

Transcript [101 KB PDF]
 
   
Paul Sinclair

Paul Sinclair 
Australian Conservation Foundation

Planning for the R-words: resilience and resources in rural Australia 

Transcript [84 KB PDF]        Presentation [798 KB PDF]
 
 
Janine Watts

Janine Watts 
Western Australia Country Health Service

Who ate the chilli scones?

Transcript [90 KB PDF]
 
   
Nicola Roxon

Hon Nicola Roxon 
Minister for Health and Ageing

Closing address and receipt of communique and recommendations

Transcript [86 KB PDF]
 
 
Owen Allen

Owen Allen 
Conference Convenor

Closing Session

Transcript [63 KB PDF]
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