Rural Paediatrics Forum 2024 I Perth

Event Details
15 Mar 2024
15 Mar 2024
Medical Practitioner

This forum is part of the WA Country Health Service and Rural Health West Resident Specialist and Procedural GP Education Series.
The one day Rural Paediatrics Forum 2024 will include lectures, interactive discussions and sessions delivered and facilitated by experienced specialists.  The forum will provide an opportunity to network with fellow colleagues.

Event details

Date: Friday 15 March 2024
Venue: Hyatt Regency Perth, 99 Adelaide Terrace, Perth, WA, 6000


  • Emergency Doctors
  • General Practitioners
  • Paediatricians

Registration Fees (inclusive of GST)

CategoryFee (inc. GST)

Registration fee includes:

  • one day upskilling and educational activities/resources
  • Travel grant*
  • Lunch and refreshments at forum
  • Pending accreditation with ACRRM and RACGP CPD Points

*Travel grant is only applicable to Emergency Doctors, General Practitioners and Paediatricians living and working in rural Western Australia


To download the preliminary program please click here

Thursday 14 March 2024
Rural Paediatricians Simulation Workshop: 8:00am – 5:00pm
– Taking place at Perth Childrens Hospital

To register for the Simulation Day only please click here

Friday 15 March 2024
Rural Paediatrics Forum 2024 – 8.00am – 5.00pm
WA Rural Paediatricians Network Dinner: 7.00pm – 9.00pm

Please note: To be elligible to attend the pre forum workshop or post forum network dinner, you must be a rural paediatrician or a paediatrician providing rural outreach services.  To register for the pre forum workshop or post forum dinner only please click here


The following travel support is available for currently practising medical practitioners, emergency doctors and paediatricians who work and live in rural and remote Western Australia.
  • Fuel reimbursement; or
  • Air travel for doctor.
Please note
Full attendance at the forum is a condition of flights and travel reimbursement by Rural Health West. If you are not in attendance for the whole program, you will be invoiced for the cost of your travel. Tickets booked prior to full registration payment being received by Rural Health West will not be authorised.  There is no family program associated with this forum, travel for partners and children will not be covered.
Travel allowance by region per person (eligible forum delegates)
RegionFlat rate travel allowance per person
Great Southern$500
South West$300


Option 1: Self-Book

If you wish to book your own preferred flights to attend the Rural Paediatrics Forum 2024, Rural Health West will reimburse the flight costs for you up to the travel allowance by region listed above.  Please ensure a copy of the tax invoices are provided when submitting your claim.  Reimbursement claims must be submitted to Rural Health West by Monday 11 March 2024.

Option 2: Using our Corporate Travel Provider

After registering for the forum,  please contact Corporate Traveller as soon as possible by emailing Rebekka Walker [email protected] with the following information:
  • Name of traveller as per personal ID
  • City/town of departure
  • Preferred dates and times of travel
  • Contact phone numbers – ideally a mobile and a landline
  • Frequent flyer membership numbers
  • Any other requirements you have

Tickets will be booked as per your request and ticketing will take place after details have been confirmed with you. If you have further queries, Cynthia or Rene at Corporate Traveller can be contacted via telephone on 08 6466 5330.

Fuel Reimbursement

If you will be driving to Perth for the forum, you are eligible for a reimbursement for your fuel expenses to and from Perth to your home town.

Reimbursement Form must be returned to the Education and Skills Development Team at Rural Health West by Friday 29 March 2024.  Please ensure that original tax invoices are provided when submitting your claim. EFTPOS receipts will not be accepted.

Non-reimbursable items:

Rural Health West is unable to reimburse the following items:

  • Flight change fees, booking fees made outside of business hours, excess baggage fees, any fees not associated with the flight
  • Accommodation and all related expenses (accommodation rates have been negotiated with the forum venue)
  • Partner and children’s travel
  • Taxi charges
  • Parking fees
  • Hire cars
  • Mileage allowance for private vehicles
  • Meals other than specified in the forum program
  • Forum registration fee


A discounted room rate has been arranged at the Hyatt Regency Perth through the Rural Paediatrics Forum 2024.  To access this discounted room rate, please book accommodation at the time of your registration.  If it is full at this time please contact the Continuing Professional Development Team (CPD) at [email protected] or
08 6389 4500.