Western Alliance Annual Symposium

Western Alliance’s Seventh Annual Symposium, 18-19 July 2022

After several COVID based postponements, Western Alliance are very excited to announce that the Symposium has been scheduled for Monday 18 July and Tuesday 19 July 2022.

The Symposium will be held in the town of Dunkeld, at the Royal Mail Hotel – 98 Parker Street and Sterling Place Community Centre – 14 Sterling Street, and will showcase some of the fantastic research from across western Victoria in addition to high profile guest speakers.

Symposium Schedule

Monday 18 July

4pm – 6pm

  • STaRR Emerging Researcher Showcase (note that STaRR participants will be invited to present their work through a separate process)
  • Launch of the $9m MRFF DELIVER Project: DELIVERing enhanced healthcare at home for older people in rural Australia


  • Dinner function

Tuesday 19 July

9.30am – 3pm

  • keynote speakers
  • panel discussion
  • 10 minute oral presentations about research projects that have demonstrated a translational outcome (i.e. an impact on policy and practice)
  • 5 slides in 5 minutes presentations
  • Poster presentations


Event Information

The Symposium and the Dinner function (not including any accommodation costs) are free of charge to employees of Western Alliance member organisations, however a cancellation fee may apply for non-attendance.

Places are limited and registrations for the Symposium and the Dinner function will close at 5pm on Friday 24 June 2022 (unless places fill up prior).

Attendees will need to book and pay for their own accommodation; there are various accommodation options located in Dunkeld and surrounds.

Further details, including guest speakers, will be made available over the coming weeks.

Registration Links

To register to attend please click here.  Registrations for the Symposium and dinner close at 5pm Friday 24 June (unless places fill up prior).

To submit an abstract please click here by Monday 6 June – note, you must also register to attend the event.

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