RDAQ 2018 runs from Thursday evening to Saturday night, plus an additional day of pre-conference workshops.

Sessions will include:

  • Clinical updates and new skills sessions
  • Topical presentations
  • Discussion forums
  • Policy presentations
  • Medico-political forum

Our program provides ample networking opportunities in our trade exhibit. The networking program includes:

  • Thursday evening welcome reception,
  • Friday night social, and
  • Saturday’s conference gala dinner and awards.

The conference is exceptional value. Registration rates are inclusive of Thursday night supper and breakfast, lunch and dinner Friday and Saturday.

RDAQ 2018 pre-conference workshops:

  • RDAQ pre-conference workshop 1: Doctors in training rural clinical skills workshop on Thursday 7 June
  • RDAQ pre-conference workshop 2: Rural emergency and anaesthetic crisis management on  Thursday 7 June.

Our conference partner, Health Workforce Queensland are offering:

  • Health Workforce Queensland pre-conference workshop: Addiction Medicine on Thursday 7 June

For more information or to register for Health Workforce Queensland workshops visit or email


The RDAQ 2018 conference team invites abstract submissions with focus on “Into the future” and this year’s conference theme COME TOGETHER: Many journeys: Common ground.

The selected abstracts will be presented in the Into the future stream, concurrent 11 of the program.

Submission closing 12 March.

For more information on how to apply – RDAQ 2018_Abstract submission guidelines or email


GENERALIST MEDICAL TRAINING –  Supervisor Masterclass – Teaching Clinical Reasoning                                                                                 

This workshop is capped at 70 participants and is available to GMT Accredited Supervisors only           


  • Date: Sunday, 10 June 2018 (following the RDAQ 2018 conference)
  • Location: Plaza Level, meeting rooms P7 & P8 at Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre
  • Facilitators: Dr Art Nahill and Dr Nic Szecket – IMreasoning (

Registration: Please contact your local GMT regional office to register your attendance and arrange travel and accommodation.