4th Annual Yanikan-werritj Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Health Conference

The Mercure Hotel & Convention Centre
613 Main Rd, Ballarat

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Ms Leah Lindrea-Morrison

aboriginal-health@unimelb.edu.au

T: +61 3 5823 4554

You are invited to attend the 4th Annual Yanikan-werritj Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Health Conference.

The Yanikan-werritj Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Health Conference brought to you by The University of Melbourne, Department of Rural Health in partnership with Western Victoria Primary Health Network.

Our aim for the conference is to facilitate the exchange of information on key issues in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples’ health and wellbeing through the delivery of high impact keynote addresses by national leaders from within the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community.  The conference also provides a forum for the presentation of cutting-edge program initiatives and research findings in Aboriginal health and wellbeing by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health practitioners and their colleagues.

The University of Melbourne, Department of Rural Health Aboriginal team, have successfully selected an outstanding selection of keynote speakers and presenters for this year’s Yanikan-werritj Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Health Conference.

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Keynote speakers

 

Morning Keynote - Professor Kerry Arabena
Chair for Indigenous Health and Director of the Indigenous Health Equity Unit and Director, First 1000 Days Australia at The University of Melbourne
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Afternoon Keynote - Nova Peris OAM OLY
Former Athlete and Politician
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Conference Dinner Keynote - Professor Tom Calma AO
Chancellor, The University of Canberra
National Coordinator Tackling Indigenous Smoking, Australian Government Department of Health

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Cost

$70 Conference - Non Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander people (morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea will be included)
$40 Conference - Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander (morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea will be included)
$40 Conference Top - (must be ordered no later than midday 24th September, 2018)
$20 Conference Dinner 6:30pm Wednesday 17th October, 2018.

*RACGP Category 2 Quality Improvement and Continuous Professional Development points available for general practitioners who attend.

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