Call for Abstracts

If you would like to present at the 17th National Rural Health Conference in Perth, 16–18 September 2024, submitting an abstract is the first step.

We would encourage you to consider presenting your work around the Conference’s general theme: Imagine, inspire & innovate.

Closed:   9 April 2024

Authors will be notified by 27 May 2024.


Presentation types on offer are:

  • Oral presentation
  • Workshop presentation
  • Poster presentation
  • Lightning presentation
Conference topics

This list is to illustrate the breadth of possible topics relevant to the conference. It is not a comprehensive list and is provided only as a guide to the current priority areas that abstracts (and then papers) might cover.

  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health and wellbeing
  • Rural and remote health workforce issues, infrastructure, education and training
  • Child and adolescent health
  • Innovative models of care
  • Palliative/end-of-life care
  • Oral health
  • Preventative health
  • Carers/health consumers
  • Artificial intelligence
  • Environmental challenges / climate change impact
  • Scope of practice
  • Translating research into practice
  • Progressing health through the arts
  • Gender specific and sexual health
  • Innovative models
  • Healthy ageing
  • Determinants of health
  • Digital health
  • Chronic illness and disability
  • Mental health, social and emotional wellbeing
  • Maternal health and the first 2000 days
  • Gender-specific and sexual health
  • Economic impact
  • Culturally safe environments


Questions about abstracts may be directed to Think Business Events. 

E: [email protected]

P: 03 9417 1350