RMA24 social events

Build up connections at this year's range of conference social events at RMA24.

These events offer a unique chance to network and connect with like-minded rural and remote medical professionals in an exciting and enjoyable atmosphere. Tickets are limited so get in quick!

Don't miss out on these fantastic opportunities to socialise and engage with a network of peers from across the globe. Social event and RMA experience tickets are booked during your conference registration.

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Wednesday 23 October 2024

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Welcome Reception

Kickstart your RMA24 experience by attending the ever-popular Welcome Reception. This event promises to be a crowd-pleaser and an excellent opportunity to connect with like-minded professionals. Make the most of this event by networking with peers, meeting new friends, and indulging in complimentary drinks and array of finger food showcasing the culinary cultures of both Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and South Asian cuisine. It's the perfect way to get into the conference mood and get a taste of the Darwin experiences that await you. This event will include the Welcome to Country and a cultural performance

Date: Wednesday 23 October 2024
Time: 6pm - 9pm
Location: Darwin Convention Centre
Catering: Substantial canapes, and refreshment
Cost: 

  • Delegates - Included in conference ticket (registrations essential)
  • Guest - $124pp

Thursday 24 October 2024

Welcome-Reception

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander breakfast

This breakfast event is a special event exclusively for Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander delegates attending the RMA24 conference. You will have the opportunity to connect with your Mob and come together to share your unique experiences. Don't miss your chance to celebrate heritage, build connections, and feel the strength of community.

Date: Thursday 24 October 2024
Time: 7am
Location: Darwin Convention Centre
Cost:

  • Delegates - Included in conference ticket (registrations essential)
  • Guests - $47 per person

Supervisor networking lunch

Sponsored by GPSA

The RMA Supervisor Networking Lunch is designed to bring together medical educators and or supervisors, offering a unique opportunity for knowledge exchange and building valuable connections.

This year's event promises to be an enriching experience, with insightful discussions and an atmosphere conducive to fostering meaningful collaborations.

Date: Thursday 24 October 2024
Time: 12:10pm
Location: Darwin Convention Centre (In front of Waterfront Rooms)
Cost:

  • Delegates - Included in conference ticket (registrations essential)
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Future rural doctors networking event

Crocosauras Cove!

Show off your rural credentials by getting up close and personal with some of the wildest animals the country has to offer, and after you are done chatting with your fellow future rural doctors, check out some of the reptiles too.

This is one party that will have you saying Crickey! Enjoy a full park tour with drinks and nibbles and go into the draw to win a 'cage of death' experience with the hospitable park residents.

Tickets are limited so get in quick before they are snapped up.

Drinks and finger food provided.

Date: Thursday 24 October 2024
Time: 6:30pm - 9:00pm
Location: Crocosauras Cove!
Cost:

  • Delegates - Included in conference ticket (registrations essential)
  • Guests - $96pp (transportation included)

Rural Doctors in Training

Step back into the glitz and glamour of the Roaring Twenties at our speakeasy-style soirée! Be transported back to the era of jazz, prohibition, and clandestine revelry. Indulge in bootlegged beverages, dance to the rhythms of the Charleston, and immerse yourself in the allure of a bygone era where secrecy was part of the charm. Join us for an unforgettable evening of clandestine delights and vintage allure. Please note, this is a 18+ event.

Finger food and beverages included. Cash bar for Gin and Whiskey.

Date: Thursday 24 October 2024
Time: 6:30pm - 9:00pm
Location: Charlies of Darwin
Cost: 

  • Delegates - Included in conference ticket
  • Guests - $85pp
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Rural Doctors

RMA24 delegates are invited to select from two unforgettable local dining experiences. Connect with both old friends and new while indulging in the best Garramila (Darwin) has to offer.

Top End Experience - Mindil Beach VIP Experience

Take in the stunning sunset and experience aroma and flavours of the Mindil Beach Multicultural Markets. This event is a unique Darwin experience. Enjoy the markets VIP style with a secluded area for you to relax and connect with other delegates before taking a short stroll to the beach to take in the breathtaking views of sunset at Mindil Beach.

Date: Thursday 24 October 2024
Time: 6:30pm - 9:00pm
Location: Mindil Markets
Cost:

  • Delegates and guests - $98pp (transportation included)

NT Fine Dining - Wharf One

Enjoy Northern Territory fine dining while taking in Wharf One's spectacular waterfront location. Enjoy a seasonal, fresh and delicious sit down style dinner while mixing with friends old and new.

Date: Thursday 24 October 2024
Time: 6:30pm - 9:00pm
Location: Wharf One
Cost:

  • Delegates and guests - $98pp

Friday 25 October 2024

Presidents-Breakfast

Presidents' breakfast

Join us for the popular Presidents' Breakfast, featuring a panel of experts and Presidents who will delve into a range of current and topical health matters, key advocacy and policy topics in an interactive Q&A format. Don't miss out on the chance to hear from some of the industry's most influential voices and engage in insightful discussions. This exclusive event is in high demand and sells out every year, so make sure to secure your spot during registration.

Date: Friday 25 October 2024
Time: 7.00am - 8:15am
Location: Darwin Convention Centre
Cost:

  • Delegates - $55pp

Conference awards dinner

Join us for one of the most anticipated events of RMA24.

The awards dinner provides the opportunity for delegates to let their hair down, network with colleagues while celebrating and supporting those who have exceeded in their contributions to rural and remote medicine for 2024.

This is a popular event and tickets are limited. Be sure to purchase your tickets on registration so you don't miss out. Please note, this is a 18+ event.

Date: Friday 25 October 2024
Time: 6:30pm
Location: Darwin Convention Centre
Dress code: Cocktail/Black tie
Cost:

  • Delegates and guests - $210pp
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Saturday 26 October 2023

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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 2024
Time: 7am
Location: Exhibition Hall, Darwin Convention Centre
Cost:

  • Delegates - Included in conference ticket (registrations essential)

ACRRM and RDAA acknowledge the Larrakia people as the Traditional Custodians of the land on which RMA24 will be held. We pay respect to their Elders past, present and emerging, and recognise these lands have always been a place of teaching and learning.