Do you work in the health or community sector? Check out these conferences and other events.
8 Mar 2019
INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S DAY
International Women’s Day is a focal point and call to action for women’s rights throughout the world.
2–10 Mar 2019
QUEENSLAND WOMEN'S WEEK — Events across Queensland
Queensland Women’s Week recognises and celebrates the achievements of Queensland’s women and girls. Everyone has a role to play in creating a Queensland community that respects women, embraces gender equality, and promotes and protects the rights, interests and well-being of women and girls. The week includes a statewide series of events and activities.
FOR FULL INFORMATION join the Office for Women’s mailing list, or visit: <https://www.csyw.qld.gov.au/campaign/queensland-womens-week>.
24–27 Mar 2019
15th National Rural Health Conference — Hobart
The Conference will have a strong focus on the determinants of health, on the most successful health service delivery models, and on research that reveals solutions to improving the health of country people.
For FULL information visit: <http://www.ruralhealth.org.au/15nrhc/>.
Domestic and Family Violence Prevention Month — Queensland
DFVP Month raises community awareness of domestic and family violence and sends a clear message that violence of this sort will not be tolerated.
FOR INFORMATION and events visit: <www.qld.gov.au/community/>.
20–24 May 2019
The World Indigenous Housing Conference (WIHC) — Gold Coast
The WIHC will provide a platform for leaders in housing, health, education and related services to share experiences, explore opportunities and solutions, and work to improve access to adequate housing and related services for the world’s Indigenous peoples. Hosted by National Congress of Australia’s First Peoples.
For full information visit: <https://www.2019wihc.com/>.
26 May 2019
National Sorry Day
Held each year to acknowledge and recognise members of the Stolen Generations.
FOR INFORMATION: <www.reconciliation.org.au/>.
19–21 Jun 2019
Australasian Indigenous Family Violence Policing Conference — Cairns
The Queensland Police Service is proud to host the Conference, which will offer anti-domestic violence learning and networking opportunities for police, health and well-being professionals, Elders, leaders and members, living and working within Indigenous communities.
FOR INFORMATION: <www.afvpconference.org/>.
7–14 Jul 2019
NAIDOC Week: Voice. Treaty. Truth.
NAIDOC Week celebrates the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.
FOR INFORMATION: <www.naidoc.org.au/get-involved/2019-theme>.
25–26 Jul 2019
Australian Winter School 2019 — Brisbane
‘Drugs: Pleasure, Medicine or Poison?’
Presented by the Queensland Network of Alcohol and Other Drug Agencies in partnership with Lives Lived Well.
FOR INFORMATION: <www.winterschool.org.au/>.
1–2 Aug 2019
Unplanned Pregnancy and Abortion Conference — Brisbane
An opportunity for health and community professionals working in, or interested in, the fields of unplanned pregnancy, reproductive health and abortion provision, to advance their skills and expertise.
FOR INFORMATION: <www.childrenbychoice.org.au/search/conference-2019>.