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2015 Conference Wrap-Up

They say “good things come in small packages”. Perhaps that’s true, because from the 19th until the 21st of November this year, the Sydney Nanoscience Hub was buzzing. Around 300 students and recently graduated health professionals packed into the new state-of the-art facility to share what they knew about leadership, and be inspired by others.

September 2015

In this editionWelcome from the chairsFHL Conference 2015Meet our keynote speaker - Anne Carey  FHL National Council Nominations 2015The Future Health Leaders of tomorrowHealth AgspirationsKnow your CouncilEvents to look out forWelcome from the ChairsWelcome to our second newsletter for 2015!2015 has been a busy year so far and it’s just about to get busier.  It is our first full calendar year as an independent organisation and we&rsqu

The Future Health Leaders of Tomorrow

The future health leaders of tomorrowAHHBon April 10, 2015 at 8:00 amIt is an exciting time being an early career health professional in Australia, says Daniel Mahony. Having been an active student and new graduate, he has already seen some substantial shifts within the health system since commencing his Bachelor of Physiotherapy in 2006.

Nobel Laureate Prof Peter Doherty Presenting in Sydney

Australian veterinary surgeon, Professor Peter Doherty AC, has come on board as a Keynote Speaker at Future Health Leaders National Conference 2015.  Professor Doherty received the Albert Lasker Award in 1995, the Nobel Prize in 1996, became an Australian of the Year in 1997 and is now an Australian Living Treasure.  Most recently he oversaw the extension of the Gardasil vaccine to young men.  Are you on board? | Read about Professor Doherty

FHL National Conference 2015 - Registrations Open

The Health Workforce Australia cord may have been cut but Future Health Leaders is fighting fit and pumped for another spectacular 3-day conference!  Join fellow aspiring or accomplished health professionals in creating a sustainable future health system starting 19 November 2015.  Hosted at Australian Technology Park in Sydney, this won’t be your regular conference.  Smile, Laugh and Cry.  Have fun.  Be inspired.  Gener

about us

Future Health Leaders was established by Health Workforce Australia in 2011. Now an incorporated independent entity, it is lead by an elected National Council of over 20 members from the following disciplines:

  • Aboriginal health
  • Audiology
  • Dentistry and Oral Health
  • Dietetics
  • Exercise Physiology
  • Medical Laboratory Science
  • Medicine
  • Midwifery
  • Nursing
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Orthoptic, Orthotics and Prosthetics
  • Paramedicine
  • Pharmacy
  • Physiotherapy
  • Podiatry
  • Psychology
  • Radiation Science and Sonography
  • Social Work
  • Speech Pathology

Alongside the above 19 positions, there is also an additional five, comprised of:

  • Indigenous Health Representative
  • International Representative
  • Rural and Remote Health Representative
  • Two open Council positions(general members) for those health professionals that do not fit into the above disciplines or are exceptional candidates within a discipline that is already filled.

From these Council members, two Co-Chairs are elected.  Each term will be two years with half the Councillors elected one year and the other half, the next.

In addition to the Council, Future Health Leaders also have a Network and Alumni.  The Network will consist of early career health professionals or students that join Future Health Leaders as members. The alumni consists of all previous council members who are called upon to assist with ongoing long terms project and act as proxys in the council.