The day at a glance

8:30 Registration
8:50 Welcome Professor Steve Robson
Ms Julia Medew
9:00 Opening Address The Hon. Greg Hunt MP       
Minister for Health
9:20 How Governments Can Promote Women’s Health The Hon Catherine King MP
Shadow Minister for Health & Medicare
9:40 The Economic Impact of Women’s Health

Professor Brenda Gannon  
Economic Society of Australia

10:00 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Women’s Health Ms Patricia Turner  
10:20 Social Determinants of Women’s Health Professor Fran Baum  
Flinders University
10:40 Disadvantaged Women Matter – Hearing Their Voices

Senator Janet Rice
Australian Greens Party

11:00 Explanation of Specialist Streams   Ms Julia Medew
11:10 Morning Tea
11:30 Attendees break into specialist streams:
  • Migrant and Refugee Women
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Women
  • Rural and Remote Women
  • Women with Disability
  • Mental Health and Wellbeing
  • Healthy Ageing
13:00 Lunch
13:30 Migrant women’s health Ms Carla Wilshire  
Migration Council of Australia MCA
13:50 How to Build a Partnership for Action in Health Ms Anne Trimmer
Australian Medical Association
14:10 Building Effective Partnerships with Government Ms Carmel Tebbutt
NSW Mental Health Co-ordinating Council
14:30 Specialist Streams Report Back
16:00 Overall Summary Ms Julia Medew
16:00 Acknowledgements and Close


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