The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners annual conference
17–19 October 2013
Darwin Convention Centre
The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP) annual conference
is being held at the Darwin Convention Centre
19 October 2013. ‘Individual. Family. Community.’ is the overarching theme of this year’s conference, which revolves around the streams below.
- Clinical skills across general practice
- Musculoskeletal medicine
- Pain management and chronic conditions
- Education and training
- Business in practice
Dr Jeff McMullen, Journalist, Author and Film-maker, well known for his work on Four Corners and Sixty Minutes will deliver the GP13 opening plenary Health is a state of mind. The plenary will highlight that in order to improve the health of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people Australia must move from the sickness industry to a communal view of wellbeing.
, the capital of the Northern Territory
, is both an ideal conference venue and an unrivalled holiday destination. Make the most of your time in this idyllic location by taking advantage of Darwin’s unique attractions including the Mindil Beach Sunset Markets, the new wave pool at the Darwin
Waterfront Precinct, historic tours of Darwin’s WWII tunnels, the plunging waterfalls of Litchfield National Park and the jumping crocodiles tour of Adelaide River.
With the 2011–13 RACGP QI&CPD triennium ending soon after the conference, GP13 will have an increased emphasis on clinical skills, offering both Category 1 and Category 2 points through a series of workshops, sessions, short papers and active learning modules. Delegates will also have ample opportunities to network with colleagues and peers from both Australia and overseas through the exciting social program.