Do you work in the health or community sector? Check out these upcoming conferences and other events.
8–10 Feb 2017
AIRAANZ Conference 2017 — Canberra
‘Reconsidering Gender and Industrial Relations’
The Association of Industrial Relations Academics of Australia and New Zealand (AIRAANZ). Key themes include the many facets of gender in the workplace, including gender, work and policy developments, gender and collectivism, pay equity, equal employment opportunity and diversity management, women in male-dominated areas, women working in the caring professions, work and family issues and issues affecting LGBTQI workers.
For information visit: <http://www.airaanz2017.org.au/>.
3–7 Apr 2017
15th World Congress on Public Health — Melbourne
The Australian Women’s Health Network is partnering with Public Health Association of Australia (PHAA) and others in organising the World Congress for the first time in Australia.
For information visit: <http://www.wcph2017.com/>.
26–29 Apr 2017
14th National Rural Health Conference — Cairns
Australia’s pre-eminent event for everyone committed to better health and well-being in rural and remote communities. The 14th National Rural Health Conference is part of 'A World of Rural Health' that also includes the 14th World Rural Health Conference.
For information visit: <http://www.ruralhealth.org.au/14nrhc/homepage>.
4–6 May 2017*
Australian Primary Health Care Nurses Association (APNA) National Conference 2017 — Hobart
*More information will become available closer to the event date.
For information visit: <http://www.apna.asn.au/scripts/cgiip.exe/WService=APNA/ccms>.
10–11 May 2017
13th Annual Queensland Indigenous Family Violence Prevention Forum— Cairns
The Forum celebrates the work done by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in preventing and responding to family violence. It is an opportunity for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander workers to come together and learn from, share with and inspire each other.
For information visit: <http://noviolence.org.au/indigenous/forum>.
27 May–3 June 2017
National Reconciliation Week (NRW) 2017
NRW runs from 27 May to 3 June each year. These dates mark the anniversaries of the 1967 referendum and the Mabo decision, respectively. 2017 marks the 50th and 25th anniversaries of these historic milestones in reconciliation.
For information visit: <http://www.reconciliation.org.au/nrw/>.
26–27 June 2017
National No More Harm Conference — Brisbane
The National No More Harm Conference focuses on behaviour that causes harm and examines solutions, preventive measures and responses to bullying, harassing and discriminating behaviour.
For information visit: <http://nomoreharm.com.au/>.
28–30 June 2017
6th Australasian Mental Health Outcomes and Information Conference — Brisbane
The theme is ‘A shared vision: strengthening connections with information’. This theme aims to reflect the ongoing change and reform occurring within the mental health sector with increasingly diverse service provision.
For information visit: <http://event.icebergevents.com.au/amhoic-2017>.
3–4 August 2017
Unplanned Pregnancy and Abortion in Australia Conference — Brisbane
This conference, presented by Children by Choice, is an opportunity for health and community professionals working with women experiencing unplanned pregnancy, and those interested in or working in the fields of abortion provision from across Australia, to advance their skills and expertise in this area of reproductive health.
For information visit: <https://www.childrenbychoice.org.au/forprofessionals/2017-conference>.
26–28 Sept 2017
Women in Asia (WIA) Conference — Perth
‘Women in the Asian Century — Challenges and Possibilities’
The 2017 Women in Asia Conference provides an opportunity to showcase the work of scholars who research women and gender relations in Asia. With a particular focus on ‘Gender-Based Violence’, this conference aims to foster a discussion on the various challenges and strategies involved in addressing Violence Against Women in different contexts.
For information visit: <http://www.arts.uwa.edu.au/research/2017-women-in-asia-conference>.