CERSH Conferences

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CERSH’s biannual rural sexual health conference is back and you don’t want to miss it! Registrations and abstract submissions are now open!

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The conference provides opportunities for participants to debate, share, network and organise around issues relevant to rural sexual health and wellbeing. It delivers an inclusive and participative conference experience.

Date: 1 & 2 August 2017
Venue: Grange Cleveland Winery, Lancefield VIC

Key themes across the two days will be:

  • Emerging sexual health issues and opportunities for diverse communities
  • Improving Sexual Health through Social Media and Digital Technology
  • Collaborations across sectors and settings to improve sexual health
  • Sexual health research involving rural communities

Confirmed keynote speakers are:

  • Clementine Ford – Broadcaster, writer and journalist
  • Khadija Gbla – Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Education Coordinator, SHINE
  • Dr Patsie Frawley – Senior Lecturer In Disability And Inclusion, Deakin University
  • Professor Christopher Fairley – Professsor of Public Health, Monash University and Director, Melbourne Sexual Health Centre
  • Marilyn Beaumont OAM – Women’s health advocate
  • Dr Paddy Moore – Head of Choices Clinic, Women’s Hospital
  • Plus local rural workers, a panel of experts and more…

Visit the conference website to view details of submissions for abstracts and presentations – there are a variety of formats on offer.

Tickets range from $100 – $195. Scholarships for financial assistance are also available.

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See below for summaries and video presentations from the 2013 and 2015 conferences.