About RMA

Rural Medicine Australia (RMA) is the peak national event for rural and remote doctors of Australia. Hosted by the Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine (ACRRM) and the Rural Doctors Association of Australia (RDAA), RMA attracts a diverse and collaborative community of junior doctors, students, educators, academics, and medical practitioners who are passionate about generalist medicine in rural and remote communities.

With a packed program full of innovative and informative presentations, interactive workshops and social events, along with a heap of exhibitors, you’re not going to want to miss out on the biggest rural networking event of the year!

RMA19 will be held at The Star on the Gold Coast from Thursday 24 - Saturday 26 October 2019, with pre-conference courses and our popular Welcome Reception on Wednesday 23 October 2019.

The Gold Coast

Experience the unmistakable energy and enviable lifestyle that attracts over 13 million visitors every year, eager to soak up the sun, feel the sand between their toes and take part in the near-limitless range of attractions and experiences.

Within walking distance of our RMA19 conference venue, you’ll be able to bask in the Gold Coast’s breezy beach culture and meet the friendly lifeguards - maybe even learn to surf, stand-up paddle or watch a stunning sunset - whatever you’re looking for, the Gold Coast offers endless choices to find moments that move you and discoveries that inspire you.

Why not take a few extra days pre or post conference to really experience this beautiful part of the world?

The Venue


The Star Gold Coast is a world-class venue set the heart of Broadbeach. This location is ideal for RMA19 and a great way to experience the best of what the Gold Coast has to offer.


Whatever your taste or budget, you’ll be sure to find a Gold Coast accommodation option to suit your needs. Hotels, apartments, backpackers or ocean-side accommodation properties with breathtaking views are just few of the options available.

As part of your welcome package, a range of Broadbeach hotels are offering a range of discounts for delegates to make your stay great.

Keep an eye on your email after registering for RMA19 to access these deals.


Contact us

Contact us about RMA on the details below:

Phone: 1800 223 226
Email: rmaconference@acrrm.org.au