Rural Special Interest Group

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). 


The 2019 Rural SIG meeting will be held on November 2-4, 2019 at the Mercure Ballarat Hotel & Convention Centre. The theme of the meeting will be “Big cases in the big country: Enhancing outcomes from major surgery in regional cities”. For more information, please visit the Rural SIG meeting webpage.


Past events

Rural SIG Meeting 2018

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

Please visit the meeting webpage to view presentation slides.

Rural SIG Meeting 2017
"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 Craig Mitchell Vic
Member Dr Annette Turley Qld
Member Dr Andrew Michael SA
Member Dr Pat Coleman WA
Member Dr Brian Spain NT
Member Dr Rod Martin NSW


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


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