2019 Victorian Allied Health Research Conference

Thank you for your interest in the 3rd Victorian Allied Health Research Conference. The Victorian Allied Health Research Conference aims to show case the breadth and depth of research being undertaken across allied health professions in Victoria and bring allied health together as a collective, to problem solve the challenges facing health and human services.

Please note that this event is now sold out.  Unfortunately you will not be able sign up at the conference on the day. If you are interested in attending this event and have not yet registered, please add your details to our waitlist and we will notify you if a place becomes available.

We apologise for any disappointment or inconvenience this may cause.

Meanwhile the 13th National Allied Health Conference will be held at Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre, Queensland, 5-8 August 2019, and promises to be a wonderful conference.  www.nahc.com.au

A/Prof Cylie Williams

Conference Convenor


Abstracts due


Presenter registration due


Early Bird Registration

22 March 2019

VAHRC 2019

Who Should Attend

  • Allied health professionals
  • Allied health researchers
  • Undergraduate, Honors, Masters and PhD students
  • Allied Health Assistants
  • Government representatives
  • Policy makers within government
  • Educators

Conference Managers

For all enquiries please contact the team at Conference Design:

+61 3 6231 2999


Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre (Level 1)
1 Convention Centre Pl
South Wharf, Melbourne
VIC 3006

2019 VAHRC - First State Super Logo

Silver Sponsors

Plenary Speakers & Committee Members

Keynote Speakers

  • Donna Markham
    Chief Allied Health Officer, Victoria
  • Professor Sally Green
    Co-Director, Cochrane Australia
  • Kerryn Harvey
    START Foundation

Guest Speakers

  • Associate Professor Lisa Barnett
  • Professor Christine Bigby
  • Professor Robin Daly
  • Professor David Dunstan
  • Dr Catherine Granger
  • Professor Terry Haines
  • Professor Lynette Joubert
  • Dr Carol McKinstry
  • Professor Meg Morris
  • Rebecca Power
  • Associate Professor Michal Schneider
  • Professor Nora Shields
  • Dr David Snowdon
  • Adjunct Associate Professor Lisa Somerville
  • Dr Cathy Vaughan

Organising Committee 

Conference Convenors:

  • Associate Professor Cylie Williams
    Senior Research Fellow, Physiotherapy, Monash University
  • Ms Bianca Miras
    Allied Health Research Conference Project Manager

Allied Health Research Committee

  • Prof Meg Morris
    La Trobe University, Healthscope
  • Prof Nicholas Taylor
    La Trobe University, Eastern Health
  • Prof Terrence
    Haines Monash University
  • Prof Lynette Joubert
    University of Melbourne
  • Ms Kate Boucher
    Department of Health and Human Services
  • Prof Leeanne Carey
    La Trobe University
  • Prof Robin Daly
    Deakin University
  • Prof Anne Holland
    La Trobe University
  • Dr Anna Wong Shee
    Ballarat Health Service
  • Prof Jenny Martin
    Swinburn University
  • Prof Christine Imms
    Australian Catholic University
  • Prof Michal Schneider
    Monash University