How the arts contributed “substance and soul” to #ruralhealthconf

Tuesday, June 2, 2015

Shadow Assistant Minister for Health, Stephen Jones, got it right at the closing session of #ruralhealthconf when he described it as having ‘both substance and soul’.

From Shellie Morris’s rousing performance at the opening ceremony to the closing dance from the Kailani Dancers, much of the ‘soul’ of the conference was due to the thoughtful way in which the arts and cultural activities were integrated into the program to add another dimension to the information provided in the plenary and concurrent sessions.

The following article explores the ways in which the diverse and engaging arts program worked to enhance both the ‘substance and soul’ of #ruralhealthconf.

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