Unplanned Pregnancy and Abortion in Australia Conference

Region: 
Brisbane
Organiser: 
Children by Choice
When: 
Thursday, August 3, 2017 - 8:00am to Friday, August 4, 2017 - 4:00pm
Pricing: 
$380 registration (until May 30) and $420 late registration (until July 31)
Location
Address: 
Oakwood Hotel & Apartments Brisbane 15 Ivory Lane, Brisbane, QLD 4000
Suburb: 
Brisbane
State: 
QLD
Postcode: 
4 000
Contact
Name: 
Pamela Doherty
Phone No.: 
0733579933 ext 3
This conference is an opportunity for health and community professionals working with women experiencing unplanned pregnancy, and those interested in or working in the fields of abortion provision from across Australia, to advance their skills and expertise in this area of reproductive health. The conference is also a unique opportunity for the sector to come together and share experiences and discuss national and local responses.


The conference will comprise of plenary sessions with experts and specialist break out workshops.  The three plenary sessions with key experts will be on the following topics:

  • Abortion law across Australia; 
  • International perspectives on reproductive health; and 
  • Medical abortion models of provision and patient outcomes. 

There will also be specialist breakout sessions on a range of unique topics including the intersection between unplanned pregnancy, abortion and domestic violence; migrant women's reproductive autonomy; abortion training and succession planning; pregnancy options counselling; reflective practice; and contraception.