The Communicate Study Partnership are hosting the third First Nations Health Communication Symposium. The theme of the symposium is: Preparing for our future.

This event brings together Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander leaders, health professionals, researchers and community advocates to explore innovative strategies for improving health communication with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

Registration for this event is now open! See the details below on how to register. 

Expressions of Interest (EOI) are also being sought for presentations, panels and information stalls. See the EOI form below for more information. 

Event Details

When | Wednesday 18 and Thursday 19 October 2023

Where | Menzies School of Health Research, John Mathews Building, Royal Darwin Hospital Campus. 

Program at a Glance | More details to come

Wednesday 18 October 2023 | Workshops 
  • Intercultural Communication Workshop
    • Time | 9:30am - 12:30pm 
    • This is an in-person only event.
    • Explore concepts and processes that support intercultural communication and facilitate the co-construction of shared understandings. 

Registration is essential | Find out more and register for the Intercultural Communication Workshop. 

  • Working with Aboriginal Interpreters and Aboriginal Liaison Officers 
    • Time | 1pm - 4pm (this includes a 90 minute workshop and afternoon tea to meet and greet the Royal Darwin and Palmerston Hospital based Communicating for Safety Officers and Aboriginal Liaison Officers).
    • This is an in-person only event.
    • Thanks to the Northern Territory Aboriginal Interpreter Service (NT AIS) for sponsoring this workshop which covers a range of topics on communicating in the Northern Territory and working with interpreters. 

Registration is essential | Register for the Working with Aboriginal Interpreters and Aboriginal Liaison Officers workshop. 

Thursday 19 October 2023 | Presentations, panels and information stalls. 

If you would like to present your research, be involved in a panel discussion or hold an information stall, please fill out the below EOI form and submit this to: by Friday 4 August 2023. 

Download the Expression of Interest (EOI) Form.

This session will be held both in-person and online.  

Registration for Thursday 19 October 2023 is now open |  Register for Day 2 via Sticky Tickets here.

Thanks to all those involved in this event: