Events Calendar

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Art & Science of Relaxation
Wednesday 22 May 2019
Hellenic Club of Canberra, The Aegean Room, Matilda St, Woden
The Larwill Studio, Workshop Room, 48 Flemington Rd, Parkville
Introduction to Psychoneuroimmunology 9.00am – 12.00pm
Evidence based Relaxation Therapy 1.30pm – 4.30pm
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Undergraduate Student Nurse/Midwife Student Study Day
Friday 24 May 2019 or Saturday 25 May 2019

Carson Conference Centre, 535 Elizabeth St, Melbourne VIC 3000
Final year nursing and midwifery students are encouraged to attend this event to best prepare for their graduate year.
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National Reconciliation Week
27 May - 3 June 2019
National Reconciliation Week (NRW) is celebrated by communities, businesses and individuals at thousands of events across Australia. These dates commemorate two significant milestones in the reconciliation journey— the successful 1967 referendum, and the High Court Mabo decision respectively.
National Reconciliation Week (NRW) is a time for all Australians to learn about our shared histories, cultures, and achievements, and to explore how each of us can contribute to achieving reconciliation in Australia.
Reconciliation must live in the hearts, minds and actions of all Australians as we move forward, creating a nation strengthened by respectful relationships between the wider Australian community, and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.


24th World Congress of Dermatology
A new era for global dermatology
10-15 June 2019, Milan, Italy.

Lowitja Institute Indigenous Health & Wellbeing Conference
18-20 June 2019
Darwin Convention Centre, Stokes Hill Road, Darwin NT
The Lowitja Institute International Indigenous Health and Wellbeing conference will be an Indigenous space built on First Nations knowledges and values. It will be a space to connect Indigenous peoples, and non-Indigenous colleagues, and share the journey together. ​Through the conference theme, the Institute invites an important discussion about the futures we want as Indigenous peoples and our contribution to the wellbeing of the planet. or E:

Cancer Nurses Society 22nd Annual Congress
The complexity of cancer care: what will the future of cancer nursing look like?
20-22 June 2019
Venue: Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre

International Council of Nurses (ICN) Congress
Beyond Healthcare to Health
27 June - 1 July 2019
ICN Congress 2019 is to be held in Singapore from 27 June to 1 July 2019. Hosted by the Singapore Nurses Association, this international gathering of thousands of nurses will explore the many ways in which nurses work to achieve universal access to health, not only providing health care but also addressing the social determinants of health, such as education, gender equality, poverty, etc. The Congress will provide opportunities for nurses to build relationships and to disseminate nursing and health-related knowledge. The Council of National Nursing Association Representatives, ICN’s global governing body, will convene from 25-27 June 2019. Congress participants who are members of ICN member associations will be able to observe global nursing leaders, identify the profession’s priorities and future directions.


Get involved!
7-14 July 2019
NAIDOC Week celebrations are held across Australia each July to celebrate the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. NAIDOC is celebrated not only in Indigenous communities, but by Australians from all walks of life. The week is a great opportunity to participate in a range of activities and to support your local Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community. NAIDOC originally stood for ‘National Aborigines and Islanders Day Observance Committee’. This committee was once responsible for organising national activities during NAIDOC Week and its acronym has since become the name of the week itself.

Enrolled Nurse Student Study Day
Friday 19 July 2019

Carson Conference Centre, 535 Elizabeth St, Melbourne VIC 3000
Better understand the transition to clinical practice.
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Medicinal Cannabis Conference & Masterclass
Conference: Mental Health, Medicinal Cannabis and Nutritional Medicine - Melbourne, 20 July 2019
This one-day conference explores the endocannabinoid system, medicinal cannabis, delivery methods, pharmacokinetics/dynamics, safety and its evidence base in treating a variety of mental health conditions, plus other nutritional medicine approaches to moods and mental health. The conference features Dr Sue Sisley MD, US medicinal cannabis expert, and a host of other top speakers.

Masterclass: Prescribing Medicinal Cannabis for Mental Health conditions - Melbourne, 21 July 2019
The Masterclass follows on from the conference and is focused on learning how to prescribe medicinal cannabis for common mental health conditions, helping prepare relevant clinicians with the knowledge to apply through the TGA’s Special Access Scheme-B and the Authorised Prescriber Scheme to prescribe medicinal cannabis. This is a highly interactive, case-based course featuring US medicinal cannabis experts Dr Ray Gottesfeld MD and Dr Sue Sisley MD, plus our own Australian doctors experienced in prescribing medicinal cannabis.

Conference: Sat 20 July 2019 9.00am-5.30pm Masterclass: Sun 21 July 2019 9.00am-5.30pm
@ Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre, 1 Convention Centre Place, South Wharf, Vic

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Australian College of Nursing - National Nursing Forum
Nursing now - Power of policy
21-23 August 2019
Hotel Grand Chancellor, Hobart, Tasmania
The National Nursing Forum (NNF) is the Australian College of Nursing’s signature annual leadership and educational event bringing together nurses, students and other health professionals from around the country and across the globe.


Australian College of Nurse Practitioners National Conference
Transforming Healthcare
2-5 September 2019
The Australian College of Nurse Practitioners National Conference is the Colleges flagship event that offers a comprehensive and diverse program focused on bringing together Nurse Practitioners, Advanced Practice Nurses and Nursing leaders from around the Nation.

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

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

The Australian and New Zealand Society of Occupational Medicine (ANZSOM) Annual Scientific Meeting 2019
Sunday 27th October to Wednesday 30th 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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International Council of Nurses (ICN) Congress
2021, Abu Dhabi, hosted by the Emirates Nursing and Midwifery Council and supported by Abu Dhabi Convention Bureau.