Events Calendar

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Australian Nurses and Midwives Conference
Thursday 12 and Friday 13 September 2019

Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre
Two day leading nursing and midwifery conference, presenting an extensive program exploring a range of professional issues affecting contemporary healthcare.
Conference registration opens mid-late June 2019
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Dementia Action Week
Together in discovery and care
16-22 September 2019
Timed to include World Alzheimer’s Day on 21 September, Dementia Action Week exists to raise awareness of dementia and the issues that surround dementia. The 2019 campaign will start a national conversation to understand community perspectives on discrimination toward people living with dementia. Dementia Australia seeks to reduce the impact of discrimination on people living with dementia, their families and carers. Dementia Action Week 2019 will play a key role in achieving this goal.

22nd Australian College of Midwives Conference
Power, Passion and Politics
17-19 September 2019
Canberra, ACT

CRANAplus 37th Annual Conference
Embracing diversity to bring stronger connections
18-20 September 2019
Hunter Valley, NSW

2nd Sydney Spinal Symposium
19th September 2019
Sydney International Convention Centre
For more information please visit the conference website or contact

International Council of Nurses (ICN) 21st International Conference on Nursing
25-26 September 2019, London United Kingdom.


45th International Mental Health Nursing Conference
Integrated Care: People, Practice, Policy
8-10 October 2019
Sydney, NSW

World Mental Health Day
Do you see what I see?
10 October 2019
One in five Australians are affected by mental illness, yet many don’t seek help because of stigma. We can all do something to help shed a more positive light on mental health.

ANMF 14th Biennial National Conference (BNC)
17-18 October 2019
Carson Conference Centre, ANMF Victorian Branch, Melbourne

Broken Sleep: Insights in biology, culture & parenting in today's world
24-26 October 2019
Melbourne, Victoria (and available online)
This conference will explore issues relevant to any professional health worker or volunteer working with new families in the first years of their baby's life. Topics include practical strategies for supporting parents with infant sleep and breastfeeding including effective communication with parents around infant sleep, factors influencing family sleep arrangements; and sleep patterns in breast and formula fed babies as well as reviewing the research around the biology of infant sleep in the context of modern culture.

The Australian and New Zealand Society of Occupational Medicine (ANZSOM) Annual Scientific Meeting 2019
Sunday 27 October to Wednesday 30 October 2019
The Playford Hotel, Adelaide
The Australian and New Zealand Society of Occupational Medicine (ANZSOM) is proud to partner with the Australasian Faculty of Environmental and Occupational Medicine (AFOEM) to deliver an exciting educational event! In Making it Work we offer networking, collaboration and education, with a focus on practical aspects of occupational medicine.

The Organising Committee is delighted to welcome Dr Gary Franklin as our international guest and keynote presenter for ASM19. Renowned for his leadership across many aspects of occupational medicine, Dr Franklin will share his practical expertise, innovative thinking and research experience throughout the three days of the conference. The technical program will feature local topic experts, a dedicated occupational health nurses’ stream, popular site visits, CPR update and Mental Health First Aid course. Delegates will also have opportunities to experience iconic sights, sounds and flavours of Adelaide, South Australia. View Flyer

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28th Annual National Conference on Incontinence
13-16 November 2019
Melbourne, Victoria
The premier Australian meeting for health professionals working in bladder, bowel and pelvic health returns to Melbourne on 13-16 November 2019 for the 28th annual National Conference on Incontinence (NCOI).

White Ribbon Day
Stand up. Speak out.
22 November 2019

The White Ribbon social movement to engage men in preventing men’s violence against women we see today lends itself to many fore-bearers from many countries and from a variety of voices. White Ribbon Australia’s ability to be the movement it is today comes from a recognition it has been built on the tireless efforts of women and women-led organisations throughout history, internationally and in Australia.


PharmaceuCare - Australasian Conference on Pharmacy Practice 2020
Pharmacy: a world of transitions
28th March 2020
9am to 4.30pm
Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre, Melbourne
Join us in Melbourne to explore what pharmacy in Australia is up to. Meet pharmacy leaders, network, learn and take your profession to the next stage. The theme of this cutting-edge conference is Pharmacy: a world of transitions. With changes occuring in every field of pharmacy, and affecting patients, prescribers, pharmacists, students and policymakers, pharmacy is indeed a world of transitions. Explore your place in pharmacy, gain insight into where the profession is heading, prepare yourself for change and embrace it to set yourself up for success. Don't miss this significant opportunity to be part of the big picture transition.
To view the preliminary program and to register visit:

15th Annual Critical Care Conference in the Vineyards
13th – 15th May 2020
Crowne Plaza Hunter Valley, Lovedale, NSW
This two day conference is hosted by Hunter New England Health professionals to support networking, sharing of initiatives and innovations in clinical practice and learnings experiences locally and from around Australia. Around 200 delegates from around Australia attend the conference, which targets the educational needs of multidisciplinary staff within the health care industry with a focus on critical care, including trauma, emergency, intensive care, high dependency, disaster and retrievals, in both the adult and paediatric population. The conference is held annually in the Hunter Valley and includes an extensive trade exhibition display, showcasing the latest products available and providing an excellent opportunity for networking and the development of collaborative relationships.


International Council of Nurses (ICN) Congress
2021, Abu Dhabi, hosted by the Emirates Nursing and Midwifery Council and supported by Abu Dhabi Convention Bureau.