Student Information

Student Initiatives

Currently in Queensland there are four student Rural Health Clubs that have been created to provide their student members with exposure to rural, remote, and indigenous health awareness and practice.

These clubs are operated by students and are made up of members from both rural and regional areas that are committed to promoting and improving health-care in rural, remote, and indigenous communities throughout Queensland.

The RDAQ conference offers the opportunity for medical students to learn more about the healthcare sector and gain valuable exposure to both clinical and political aspects of rural health. It is also a great opportunity for networking with future colleagues.

Please read the different ways in which medical students can access this opportunity.

Student Registration

Are you a medical student that would like to attend the RDAQ conference?

Attending RDAQ conference is a fantastic opportunity for you to gain further insight into rural health policy and improve your knowledge of rural health issues. You also have the valuable opportunity to improve your skills, network with your future colleagues and broaden your knowledge of emerging ideas and technology.

Student delegate registration is organised by the Rural Health Club at your university. Attending as a medical student is a great opportunity because the clubs are able to subsidise some of the cost associated with attendance. If you are a member of your Rural Health Club you will receive an email in the beginning of the year calling for applications.

If you would like to attend independently or are studying interstate please contact the conference managers on 07 3105 7800 for a registration form. Please note there are limited individual student places available.

For more information please talk to your relevant Rural Health Club. Applications generally open in February.

The Rural Health Clubs in Queensland are:

Rural Health Clubs in Queensland
Organisation Website
HOPE4HEALTH (Griffith)

Other enquiries:

RDAQ medical student presentations and awards

Each year RDAQ offers an opportunity for medical students to be recognised for their commitment to rural communities by presenting the RDAQ Academic Award supported by the RDAQ Foundation.

This initiative aligns with RDAQs objective promote research and career pathways to rural practice. Finalists will present during the RDAQ program and offered full conference registration with the generous support of RDAQ Foundation.

The overall winner will be awarded during the prestigious RDAQ gala dinner and awards.

For guideline and eligibility please refer to the RDAQ Academic award information sheet.

Applications open: Now open

Application closes: 6 April 2020