Rural SIG

The aim of this web page is to improve communication with all Fellows about the aims, objectives and activities of the Rural Special Interest Group (SIG). 


2019 Rural SIG Meeting

The 2019 Rural SIG meeting will be held in Ballarat from November 2-4 at the Mercure Ballarat Hotel and Convention Centre. The meeting will be held in association with the Provincial Surgeons of Australia, Annual Scientific Conference. Registrations are now open. To register and view the program, please click here.

For further information, please contact the meeting organiser.


Past events

The Rural SIG held a session at the 2019 ANZCA ASM. Please click here to visit the Virtual ASM.


2018 Rural SIG Meeting

"Rural anaesthesia – radiating from the centre"
Held June 15-16, Voyages, Ayers Rock, Uluru.

Please visit the meeting webpage to view presentation slides.

2017 Rural SIG Meeting
"Delivering obstetric anaesthesia to the bush"
Held July 7-8, Cable Beach Resort and Spa.
Please visit the 
meeting webpage to view presentation slides.

Keep track of the latest resources in rural anaesthesia with our new Library Guides.


If you would like to join the Rural SIG, please download an application form.


Executive committee

The executive of the Rural SIG meets regularly, usually via teleconference, to discuss matters related to the group's area of interest.


Position Name Region
Chair Dr David Rowe NSW
Member Dr Pat Coleman WA
Member Dr Andrew Michael SA
Member Dr Craig Mitchell Vic
Member Dr Brian Spain NT
Member Dr Annette Turley Qld
Co-opted Dr Rod Martin NSW


For further information, please contact Events or phone +61 3 9510 6299 or visit the ACE website. 


Please click here for ANZCA terms and conditions of event registration.


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