Social functions

Network & connect at our social events

We're excited to present a calendar of social events available for delegates throughout the RMA19. These events are the perfect opportunity for mingling and networking with others who are passionate about rural and remote medicine!

Conference Dinner and Excellence Awards

Enjoy a delicious three course meal and drinks, applaud award winners, and dance the night away. This event is always a highlight of the conference. The night provides the opportunity for delegates to let their hair down, network with colleagues in a relaxed environment, and acknowledge and support those who have exceeded in their support for rural and remote medicine for 2019.

This is a popular event and tickets are limited. Be sure to purchase your tickets on registration so you don't miss out.

Date: Friday 25 October
Time: 6:30pm to 11:00pm
Location: The Ballroom, The Star Event Centre 
Cost: $170pp


Welcome Reception

Experience the Gold Coast first hand at our summer beach party themed Welcome Reception. Network with peers, meet new friends and enjoy the included drinks, food and lawn games before the conference officially opens the next morning.

Date: Wednesday 23 October
Time: 5:30pm to 7:30pm
Location: The Garden Events Lawn, The Star Event Centre
Cost: FREE

Registrars' Networking Reception

This is a great private event for all registrars attending RMA19 who want to connect before the first official day of conference.

Date: Wednesday 23 October
Time: 7:30pm to 9:00pm
Location: Cucina Vivo Terrace, Level 1, The Star
Cost: Free to all registrars
Registrars Networking Reception

Future Generalists' Function

This is an excellent event for students attending RMA19 who are eager to meet, mingle, and network with fellow students and Fellows.

Date: Thursday 24 October
Time: 6:30pm to 9:30pm
Location: Little Mermaid, 1a/2557 Gold Coast Hwy, Mermaid Beach 

Included in Conference ticket for all student delegates.

Presidents' Breakfast

Proudly supported by MDA National

Facilitated by a guest star, the Presidents' Breakfast forum will cover a range of current and topical health matters. Key issues will be covered by a panel of Presidents and specialists in their field.

Please note that tickets to this event are strictly limited and it sells out every year. Ensure you book your seat when you purchase conference tickets, so you don’t miss out.

Location: Surfers Paradise Rooms, The Star Event Centre
Cost: $30.00pp


Recovery Breakfast

Refuel and recover with coffee and a small breakfast after dancing the night away at the Conference Dinner. Stay and mingle or just grab some food and head straight into the plenary session to start your morning fresh and energised.

Date: Saturday 26 October
Time: 8:00am to 8:25am 
Location: The Marquee, The Star Event Centre
Cost: FREE

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