Registrations have now closed for the conference.

Who should attend? 

The Aboriginal Health Conference is open to:

  • Aboriginal Health Workers
  • Aboriginal Health Practitioners
  • GPs, medical practitioners and medical officers
  • Medical registrars
  • Nurses and midwives
  • Allied health workers
  • Health and medical students
  • Health organisations and stakeholders

Conference registration fees (inclusive of GST)

CategoryEarly Bird (on or before 16/10/23)                                Standard (on or after 17/10/23)                                
GP/ Medical practitioner$490$540
Nurse/ Midwife/ Allied health
Aboriginal Health Worker/Aboriginal Health Practitioner
Day registration$300$300

Registration details

Full attendance - Saturday 18 and Sunday 19 November 2023

  • Access to the full two day program
  • Full two day catering package (welcome tea & coffee, morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea)
  • Sundowner event on Saturday (includes drinks and canapes)
Day registration - Saturday 18 November 2023

  • Saturday full day program
  • Single day catering package (welcome tea & coffee, morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea)
  • Sundowner event (includes drinks and canapes)

Funding support

Grants available to attend

You may be eligible for Health Workforce Scholarship Program funding to attend the Aboriginal Health Conference 2023.

The Health Workforce Scholarship Program (HWSP) provides scholarships and bursaries to help health professionals in remote and rural Australia retain and enhance their skills, capacity and scope of practice.

The HWSP is an initiative of the Australian Government Department of Health, administered in Western Australia by Rural Health West.

Scholarships or bursaries are available for medical, nursing/midwifery, dental, allied health and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health workers providing primary health care services in rural and remote Western Australia in private practice, an Aboriginal Medical Service (AMS), Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisations (ACCHO) or a non-government or not-for-profit organisation. You are not eligible if you are employed solely by the State Government.

HWSP funding can be used towards professional development such as short courses, workshops, online training and conferences; Postgraduate studies; Training related expenses such as travel and accommodation. 

To apply for HWSP funding, you must meet the eligibility requirements. The full eligibility requirements and exclusions are detailed on the website.

Travel support

Rural Health West will provide the travel support for eligible delegates with full attendance to the conference. For more information please visit our Travel page. 

Cancellation policy

If conference registration is cancelled on or before 21 October 2023, a full refund is given. If conference registration is cancelled after 22 October 2023 and before 4 November 2023, a refund of 50 per cent is given. Refunds will not be issued for any registrations cancelled on or after 5 November 2023. Delegates will receive a full refund should this conference be cancelled or postponed.