Conferences provide opportunities for ongoing professional development.

This list details national and international conferences related to palliative care. If you are aware of a relevant conference that should be included, please contact us at





Australian 2016

11th Conference of the Australian College of Nurse Practitioners
August 30 - 2 September
Alice Springs, NT

5th Rural and Remote Health Scientific Symposium
September 6-7
Canberra, ACT

ACSA National Summit
September 6-9
Hobart, Tasmania

ANZSPM Conference 2016
September 8-11
Perth, Western Australia

PCNA Conference 2016
September 11-12
Canberra, ACT

8th National MND Conference
September 12
Melbourne, Victoria

2016 Global Indigenous Men’s Conference
September, 12-14
Adelaide, South Australia

2016 World Indigenous Women’s Conference
September 12-14
Adelaide, South Australia

Australian Indigenous Doctor's Association 2016 Conference
September, 14-17
Cairns, Queensland

Australian Association of Practice Managers 2016 National Conference
September 17-21
Melbourne, Victoria

Sydney Cancer Conference 2016
September 22-23
Sydney, New South Wales

RACGP Conference for General Practice
Sept 29 - 1 Oct
Perth, Western Australia

NATSIHWA National Conference
October, 6-7
Brisbane, Queensland

3rd Biennial Australasian Implementation Conference
October 5-6
Melbourne, Victoria

LASA National Congress
October 9-12
Gold Coast, Queensland

CRANAplus 34th Annual Conference
October 9-12
Hobart, Tasmania

Palliative Care NSW Biennial State Conference 2016: Transforming the Landscape
October 13-15
Broken Hill, NSW

Rural Medicine Australia 2016 Annual Conference
October 20-22
Canberra, ACT

Integrated Emergency Care for Older Persons Summit 2016
October 26-28
Melbourne, Victoria

SARRAH National Conference for Rural and Remote Allied Health Professionals
October 27-29
Port Lincoln, South Australia

4th Australian Palliative Care Research Colloquium
October 27-28
Melbourne, Victoria

The Australasian Melanoma Conference
October 28-29
Sydney, NSW

49th Australian Association of Gerontology Conference
November 2-4
Canberra, ACT

The Hospital in the Home Society Australasia Conference
November 2-4
Adelaide, South Australia

Embracing Life and Taking Control - Palliative Care Queensland Conference 2016
November 3-5
Brisbane, Queensland

The Lowitja Institute International Indigenous Health and Wellbeing Conference
November 8-10
Melbourne, Victoria

The Joanna Briggs Institute 20th Anniversary Celebration
November 9-11
Adelaide, South Australia

2016 Advance Care Planning National Conference
November 15-16
Melbourne, Victoria

COSA - ANZBCTG Joint Annual Scientific Meeting
November 15-17
Gold Coast, Queensland

National Primary Health Care Conference 2016
November 23-25
Melbourne, Victoria

ITAC 2016 - Information Technology in Aged Care
November 28-30
Melbourne, Victoria

Palliative Care WA State Conference 2016
November 29-30
Perth, Western Australia

2016 IAHA National Forum
November 29 - 1 December
Canberra, ACT

2016 International Indigenous Allied Health Conference
December 1-3
Cairns, Queensland

International 2016

National Hospice and Palliative Care Association Virtual Conference
August 9-11

Hospice NZ Conference
September 14-16
Auckland, New Zealand

21st International Congress on Palliative Care
October 18-21
Montreal, Canada

21st WONCA World Conference of Family Doctors
November 2-6
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

November 20-24
Queenstown, New Zealand

International Alliance of ALS/MND Associations - Allied Professionals Forum
December 6
Dublin, Ireland

27th International Symposium on ALS/MND
December 7-9
Dublin, Ireland

Australian 2017

Compassionate Communities Symposium
February 20-21
Sydney, New South Wales

15th World Congress on Public Health: Voices, Vision, Action
April 3-7
Melbourne, Victoria

A world of Rural Health Conference 2017
April 26-2 May
Cairns, Queensland

Cancer Nurses Society of Australia 20th Annual Congress
June 15-17
Adelaide, South Australia

4th International Conference on Ageing in a Foreign Land
June 21-23
Adelaide, South Australia

International 2017

EAPC 2017
May 18-20
Madrid, Spain

16th World Congress on Medical and Health Informatics
July 21-25
Xiamen, China

IAGG 2017
July 23-27
San Francisco, USA

Asia Pacific Hospice Conference
July 26-29

Public Health and Palliative Care International Conference
September 18-20
Ottowa, Canada

Last updated 22 August 2016