Who are Day Hospitals Australia?

Day Hospitals Australia is the peak body for the day hospital sector representing more than 220 day hospitals (and some small overnight facilities <100 beds) nationally.

We support and represent stand-alone day hospitals within the Australian health care environment by providing important information, facilitating communication between members, actively representing the sector on National and State committees, and advocating on behalf of members.

For more information visit: https://www.dayhospitalsaustralia.net.au/

How do you become a member of Day Hospitals Australia?

Learn more about becoming a member of Day Hospitals Australia by visiting our website https://www.dayhospitalsaustralia.net.au/become-a-member/ or contacting our Membership Manager Tania Baldock on (08) 8558 3764 or tania.baldock@dayhospitalsaustralia.net.au

How much does it cost to attend the Conference?

Detailed information is available on our Registration page: https://dayhospitalsaustraliaconference.com/registration

Where is the Conference being held?

The Day Hospitals Australia 2024 National Conference will be held at the Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre from 28 – 30 August 2024.

For more information, please click on the following link: https://www.pcec.com.au/attend/getting-to-pcec/

When will the program be released?

The Conference Program will be available in May 2024 here: https://dayhospitalsaustraliaconference.com/program

The program will be developed by a group of dedicated volunteers and will feature keynote and international speakers, panel discussions, and plenary sessions, that examine the key issues facing the day hospital sector.

To receive regular updates email: Aasta.thomson@dayhospitalsaustralia.net.au.

What is included in the cost of my registration?

A full conference registration provides you access to all of the plenary presentations, keynote speakers, breakout sessions, drinks and meals during all breaks and social and networking events including the Welcome lunch, Conference Dinner and evening cocktail reception.

Day and half day registrations provide you with access to all plenary presentations, keynote speakers and meals on the day of your registration. Social events can be purchased separately.

Can I register onsite?

Registrations will be accepted onsite. However, we do recommend registering prior to the Conference so that your name badge and delegate materials are waiting for you on arrival. Full payment will be required by credit card or cash for onsite registrations.

Do I need to wear my name badge every day?

Yes, you need to wear your name badge every day you are attending to access the sessions and exhibition hall. If you lose/forget your name badge, replacement name badges can be reprinted onsite.

Can a registration be shared with more than one person from the same organisation?

Registration at the Conference is per person, and shared passes are not permitted. If a delegate is no longer able to attend the Conference, you can change the name on the registration by emailing dha@conferenceprofessionals.com.au

What if I have special dietary requirements?

Please enter any dietary requirements you may have when registering online. If you have forgotten to do so, please email dha@conferenceprofessionals.com.au or phone 1300 973 180

What is the attire for the Conference?

The recommended attire is business or business casual.

Can I attend the conference for only one day?

Yes – for those unable to attend the whole conference, half-day and day registrations will be available to purchase once registrations open.

Will there be a virtual component to the Conference?

We value the importance of being able to network and hear presentations in person, and will not offer a virtual option if you are not able to travel to the Conference.

I’m interested in volunteering for the Conference, what do I do?

Day Hospitals Australia invites a limited number of volunteers to assist with selection of speakers and development of the Conference Program. For more information about being involved email: Aasta.thomson@dayhospitalsaustralia.net.au

How do I find out about exhibiting at the Conference?

All sponsorship and trade opportunities for the 2024 Conference are now sold.

What is the schedule for exhibitors?

Build / bump in – 9am – 12pm on Wednesday 28 August 2024

Pack up – after morning tea on Friday 30 August 2024 – approx. 11:30am

The exhibition area will be open to delegates:

  • 12:30pm – 7pm Wednesday 28 August (including the Welcome Lunch and Evening Reception)
  • 8am – 5pm Thursday 29 August
  • 8am – 11:30am – Friday 30 August

If you have any additional questions, please email aasta.thomson@dayhospitalsaustralia.net.au.