This weekend will see over 1000 delegates from across Australia converge on Adelaide for the 12th National Rural Health Conference, the largest regular public event on the agenda of those interested in improving health and wellbeing in rural and remote Australia.
For those unable to attend, there are a number of ways to stay connected and keep up to date with all the major developments.
For the social media savvy, up-to-the-minute updates will be posted on Twitter, viewable using #ruralhealthconf, and on the Alliance’s Facebook page at facebook.com/nrhalliance Those not in attendance are also encouraged to join the conversation.
The Sharing Shed, a forum where Conference delegates will share their ideas and recommendations for improving rural and remote health and wellbeing, can be followed at nrha.org.au/12nrhc
ABC Radio National's Bush Telegraph will be broadcasting live from the Conference. Croaky blog, a forum hosting debate and discussion about health issues and policy, will be publishing pieces on and from the Conference, viewable at blogs.crikey.com.au/croakey
In the lead-up to and during the Conference, media releases detailing the main happenings and outcomes will be issued via the News Centre on the Conference website at nrha.org.au/12nrhc
Keynote addresses and selected presentations will be accessible online within 24 hours of delivery via the Conference website. Full proceedings will also be published online following the event.
But if all this excitement makes you want to be there in person, you can still register – just ￼￼￼￼download the registration form from the Conference website and fax it to the Alliance.
Leanne Coleman – Conference Manager: 02 6285 4660
Gordon Gregory - Executive Director: 02 6285 4660