NEWS: Adelaide invests in health sector

The Adelaide Convention Bureau is increasing its push to attract conferences from the health sector in a bid to capitalise on the government’s recent investment into health industries with two new events announced this month – The Independent Hospital Pricing Authority Conference 2015 and GE Health conference 2015. Adelaide Convention Bureau chief executive Damien Kitto said while the bureau had already been relatively successful in attracting events within the health and medical genre, this new level of investment from the state government has enabled a more […]

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NEWS: Melbourne to host public health congress in 2017

Melbourne has secured the right to host the 15th World Congress on Public Health (WCPH) in 2017, to be held at Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre (MCEC). Minister for tourism and major events, Louise Asher announced the city’s major win earlier this week and said the congress, held every three to four years by the World Federation of Public Health Associations (WFPHA), is expected to attract more than 2000 public health researchers, academics, scientists, educators and policy makers to Melbourne over five days. “The 2017 Congress holds […]

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