Digital Health for the Bush (DH4B) Forum 2023 Tuesday 14th November, 1 – 4:30 pm ACST


This year’s forum theme:  Modifying health service delivery models to improve access to health services for Rural, Regional and Remote (RRR) people.

Presentations include:

·       Update CRCNA Telehealth Projects

·       Tales of the Long Covid – update on research:  Professor Steven Faux

·       Can the MBS wild west get any worse?  Dr Margaret Faux, CEO & Founder, Synapse Medical Services.

Panel Session:  Scam awareness – how do we get scam updates out to remote community residents?

·       Dr Daniel Featherstone (Panel facilitator), Senior Research Fellow, ARC Centre of Excellence for Automated Decision-Making and Society

·       Hailey Hardy, Community Ambassador, nbn local

·       Andrew Williams, Chief Executive Officer, Australian Communications Consumer Action Network

·       Merinda Willis, Senior Aboriginal Community Education and Engagement Officer,

·       Community and Media Engagement| Consumer Protection Division, Dept Mines, Industry Regulation & Safety

 Main Panel Session:

Can health funding be re-distributed to more effectively service regional and remote areas?

·       Mark Diamond, (Panel facilitator), CEO Diamond Consulting

·       Dr Kathy Gotha Guthadjaka AM., Elder Gawa Community

·       Mr Colin Baker, Elder Gawa Community

·       Dr Margaret Faux, CEO & Founder, Synapse Medical Services

·       Moira O’Brien, President, NT Isolated Children’s and Parents’ Association.

·       Dr Annie Banbury, Health of Clinical Research, Coviu.


DH4B 2023:   In person registration:

Zoom registration:

Savanna Room, Northern Institute, Casuarina Campus, Charles Darwin University

Followed by networking session.

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