NACCHO Aboriginal Health Conference : Our #NACCHOagm17 Registrations , Partnerships , Speakers Expressions of Interest are now OPEN


We welcome you to attend the 2017 NACCHO Annual Members’ Conference.

On this page you find links to

1.Registrations now open

2. Booking Your Accommodation

3. Book Your Flights

4. Expressions of Interest Speakers, case studies and table top presentations Close

5. Social Program

6.Conferences Partnership Sponsorship Opportunities

7. Conference Poster : Jimmy Clements 1927- 2017

8. NACCHO Conference Website

9. #NACCHOAgm17 and social media

10.NACCHO Conference HELP Contacts

The NACCHO Members’ Conference and AGM provides a forum for the Aboriginal community controlled health services workforce, bureaucrats, educators, suppliers and consumers to:

  • Present on innovative local economic development solutions to issues that can be applied to address similar issues nationally and across disciplines
  • Have input and influence from the ‘grassroots’ into national and state health policy and service delivery
  • Demonstrate leadership in workforce and service delivery innovation
  • Promote continuing education and professional development activities essential to the Aboriginal community controlled health services in urban, rural and remote Australia
  • Promote Aboriginal health research by professionals who practice in these areas and the presentation of research findings
  • Develop supportive networks
  • Promote good health and well-being through the delivery of health services to and by Indigenous and non-Indigenous people throughout Australia.

Where :Hyatt Hotel Canberra

Dates : Members’ Conference: 31 October – 1 November 2017
Annual General Meeting: 2 November 2017

Register HERE

2. Booking Your Accommodation

The NACCHO 2017 Members’ Conference and Annual General Meeting will be held at the Hyatt Hotel Canberra. Our Accommodation Partners have secured discounted conference accommodation rates at both the Hyatt Hotel Canberra as well other nearby hotels. These rates are exclusive to attendees of the NACCHO Conference.

Hurry, as these rates are for a limited time only. Be sure to book early to secure your room!

Booking Your Accommodation HERE

3. Book Your Flights To Attend The NACCHO 2017 Conference

Take advantage of the dedicated NACCHO conference Flight Booking Portal, where you can book best fare of the day flights across all major carriers with zero booking fees!

Book Your Flights HERE

4. Expressions of Interest Speakers, case studies and table top presentations Close

NACCHO is now calling for Expressions of Interest (EOI) from Member Services for speakers, case studies and table top presentations for the 2017 NACCHO Members’ Conference.

This is an opportunity to show case grass roots best practice at the Aboriginal Community Controlled service delivery level. In doing so honouring the theme of this year’s NACCHO Members’ Conference ‘Our Health Counts: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow’.

You will receive a 10% discount to the Conference, either full or day registration however this (does not include voting-member registration) if your EOI is successful.

We are seeking EOIs for the following Conference Sessions:

Day 1 (31st October 2017)

Concurrent Session 1 (3.15 – 4.15 pm) – A historical legacy of our Member services, the health sector today and building capacity for the future.

EOI’s will focus on the title of this session within the context of Urban, Rural or Remote services. Each presentation will be 10-15 minutes.

Concurrent Session 2 (3.15 – 4.15 pm) – Workforce Innovation, Harnessing member resources in the sector, new Challenges and Opportunities to enhance our services.

EOI’s will focus on the title of this session within the context of Urban, Rural or Remote services. Each presentation will be 10-15 minutes.

Day 2 (1st November 2017)

Concurrent Session 3 (10.45-11.30 am) – Best Practice Primary Health Care for Clients with Chronic Disease

This concurrent session will present will present Case Studies on best practice primary health care for clients with chronic disease. EOIs on the following topics will be considered;

  • Engagement/Health Promotion
  • Models of Primary Health Care and
  • Clinical and Service Delivery.


Table Top Presentations (2.05-3.00 pm)

Presenters will rotate to each conference table and provide a brief presentation on a key project or program currently being delivered in their service. Presentation will be 10 minutes – 5 minutes to present and then a 5 minute discussion. Tabletop presentations will be more of an informal yarning session with up to 10 participants at each table.

How to submit an EOI

Please provide the following information and submit via email to by COB Monday 21st August 2017.

  • Name of Member Service
  • Name of presenter(s)
  • Name of program
  • Name of session
  • Contact details: Phone | Mobile | Email

Provide the key points you want to cover – in no more than 500 words outline the program/ project/ topic you would like to present on. Describe how your presentation/case study supports the 2017 NACCHO Members’ Conference theme ‘Our Health Counts: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow’.

Submit an EOI HERE

5. Social Program

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