Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Women's Health Meeting

Working towards a healthier future

One of the ways RANZCOG contributes to strongly supporting improving health outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women is through hosting the national triennial Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Women's Health Meeting. These meetings bring together health professionals with the common interest and desire to improve the health and well-being of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women. The inaugural meeting was held in Darwin in 2008 with 350 attendees; subsequent meetings were held in Cairns in 2011 and Adelaide in 2014 and 2018.

Delegates and speakers from diverse backgrounds from across the country attend the meetings, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health workers, nurses, midwives, general practitioners, specialists and health administration personnel from government and community sectors. Each meeting provides a forum for health professionals working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women to share their experiences and to establish and consolidate networks.

Meeting webcast presentations

We welcome those interested to view the below presentations from guest speakers of previous Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Women's Health meetings. Please note that the preferred web browsers to view the presentations are Google Chrome and Firefox; the use of Internet Explorer is not recommended. Click to download Chrome or download Firefox for free.

Presentations from the 2014 Indigenous Women's Health Meeting, Adelaide

Webcast presentations from the 2014 Indigenous Women's Health Meeting in Adelaide are available as part of the Indigenous Women's Health Module on CLIMATE. This module can be used as a guest; log in is not required.  

Click to view the presentations on CLIMATE as a guest or a member. 

Presentations from the 2011 Indigenous Women's Health Meeting, Cairns

More information

For enquiries about the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Meeting

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Image: Artwork created for the 2014 Meeting in Adelaide by Aboriginal artist Samantha Snow.



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