The Allied Health Research conference themes include:

  • Translating research into practice
  • Chronic disease management
  • Public health; diet, exercise and lifestyle
  • Public Health workforce innovation
  • Leadership and mentoring
  • Consumer collaboration
  • Rural health innovations
  • Disability and enablement
  • Novel Allied Health models
  • Quality and research in Private Health
  • Education
  • Mental Health
  • Culture, diversity, access, equity
  • Group symposiums on allied health topics
  • Student research higher degree symposium

Oral Presentation

Oral presentations will be allocated 12 minutes for each presentation and 5 minutes question time.  Oral presentations will be assigned to matching themes for the concurrent sessions in the conference program.

Group Symposium

Group Symposium presentations will be 100 minutes in length and will include 4 presentations from research groups and inter-disciplinary quality projects.


Student Research Higher Degree Symposium

Allied health students undertaking Masters, PhD and Doctoral degrees are encouraged to submit an abstract to present their work during the concurrent sessions. Presentations will be 3 minutes with an opportunity for students to present a summary of their work.


Electronic posters will be prepared in a 1 page PowerPoint and displayed on monitors at the conference. They will also be available to view on the conference website on the day.