Conference presentations (published elsewhere)

The 2008 National SARRAH Conference: Many paddocks, one herd

Posted on: 9 January, 2009
Issue: Vol 9 No 1, January 2009 - March 2009
Related to Services Workforce

The National SARRAH Conference: Many paddocks, one herd, was held at Yeppoon, Queensland 27- 30 August 2008.

The conference provided a forum for the rural and remote allied health workforce, bureaucrats, educators and consumers to:

  • Present on innovative local solutions to issues that can be applied to address similar issues nationally and across disciplines.
  • Have input and influence from the ‘grassroots’ into national and state health policy and service delivery.
  • Demonstrate rural and remote allied health leadership in workforce and service delivery innovation.
  • Promote continuing education and professional development activities essential to support allied health professional practice in rural and remote Australia.
  • Promote rural and remote allied health research by professionals who practice in these areas and the presentation of research findings.
  • Develop supportive networks.
  • Promote good health and wellbeing through the delivery of allied health services to and by Indigenous and non-Indigenous people in rural communities.

Proceedings from the conference are available on the SARRAH website.

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