Congress of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Nurses (CATSIN)
14th Annual Conference, "Gettin' There"

The 14th Annual Conference, themed “Gettin’ there”, will look at the very real progress we are making in the fields of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health: Professional Nursing Issues and Ideas and Clinical Presentations. The conference will bring together experienced nurses, clinicians, educators, policy makers and administrators from across the country to share information and work toward an integrated approach to improving Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health care and health outcomes.
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Date and location

19-21 September 2012
Shangri-La Hotel The Marina, Cairns
Pierpoint Road, Cairns, QLD 4870
p: 07 4031 1411

Registrations – now open

Registrations for the Australian College of Nursing Community and Primary Health Care Conference are now open. 

Click here to register online now

Full registration: $450
Includes attendance at the conference dinner, conference sessions, morning/afternoon tea and lunches as per the conference program. 

Day Registration: $200
Includes attendance at conference sessions, morning/afternoon tea and lunch on your nominated day. 

Student members of CATSIN are encouraged to apply to be financially assisted. (Application forms are available online at Students who have attended and received financial assistance at previous conference ARE encouraged to apply again. Applications for assistance close on Friday 17 August 2012.


Click here to view the draft program for the conference.


Accommodation is not included in your registration fee. Delegates must book their own accommodation.
CATSIN and the Australian College of Nursing have negotiated reduced rates for conference delegates.
To book your accommodation online, please click here

Sponsorship and exhibition opportunities

Click here to download the Sponsorship and exhibition opportunities document.

Info flyer

Click here to download the conference flyer for more information.