Past Symposia

Fifth Annual Symposium, 2018 – photo gallery

Western Alliance’s Fifth Annual Symposium was held in the town of Hamilton in Victoria – we believe the event was a great success. See below for some photos from the Welcome Event and the Symposium day. Click here to view the Symposium program. Welcome Event, Wednesday 12 September 2018 – Hamilton Gallery      ...


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Fifth Annual Symposium – 2018

Western Alliance’s Fifth Annual Symposium will highlight efforts to improve and promote health and wellbeing in western Victoria through evidence-based interventions and research. It is an opportunity to showcase research results and studies currently underway in western Victoria. Health-service based research is of particular interest. Symposium theme and topics Good health and wellbeing: It matters...


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Forth Annual Symposium – 2017

We are excited to announce an exciting line-up of keynote speakers. The program of presentations, seminars and workshops will be available in July. This year we are offering the option to attend, one, two or three days, so register early to avoid disappointment. Last year registrations filled quickly and unfortunately numbers will have to be strictly...


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Call for abstracts

Abstracts are invited from health professionals, researchers and associates from all disciplines and sectors, addressing the theme: Building Research Capacity in Regional and Rural Health Care – Victories and valedictories, values and virtues. Abstract submissions must address the theme of the Symposium and any of the following topics: Victories – pilots, programs and approaches showing...


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Rural Emergency Care satellite conference 2017

Rural Emergency Care: Innovations and Research Think again: New models for rural emergency care Large emergency facilities are mostly alike, but every small rural emergency facility works in its own way, with challenges, benefits and resources unique to its town and setting. Old ways are under pressure and new models are being sought to draw...


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Third Annual Symposium – 2016

Systems thinking and innovation in health care The theme of this years third Annual Symposium was Systems thinking and innovation in health care, focusing on the following topic areas: Current research in western Victoria What is systems thinking in health research? Introducing theories, principles, methods and tools used in systems thinking Developing skills in systems thinking The...


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Second Annual Symposium – 2015

Photographs from the Annual Symposium 2015   Keynote speakers Dr Helen Keleher Helen is Adjunct Professor in Health Science at the School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Monash University. Until recently she was Director of Population Health at the Frankston–Mornington Peninsula Medicare Local. Helen has been a member of the Women and Gender Equity...


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First Annual Symposium – 2014

Towards better health in the western region 9:30am–1:00pm, 11 November 2014 Who should attend: Clinicians, researchers, educators, policy makers and community representatives Reasons to attend: To share and discuss successes and advances in regional health outcomes, particularly in western Victoria, and to foster new collaborations and partnerships How: By showcasing regional collaborations and partnerships within,...


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