Centre for Health and Social Research

ACU Disability

Research Network


The ACU Disability Research Network provides a platform for information sharing, collaboration and dissemination. Here you will find our upcoming seminars, conferences and key dates.


7th International Carers Conference

The 7th International Carers Conference aims to re-imagine caring into the future, providing a catalyst for innovation and collaboration; sharing improvements in the way we support unpaid carers, care-recipients, their families, networks and communities.

In addition to recognising and learning from past achievements, this conference will focus on the future, the challenges and opportunities ahead, and showcase innovation in policy and practice.

The Conference will bring together key stakeholders across a broad range of community and business sectors: policy-makers, community leaders, business leaders, researchers, grassroots advocates, practitioners, consumers and carers.

Delegates will come from across Australia, across the Asia-Pacific region and across the globe, along with national and international high-profile speakers; to engage in a meeting of minds.

Dates: 4-6 October 2017
Location: Adelaide Convention Centre, South Australia
Call for abstracts: Abstracts must be received (through the online form) by 10 February 2017
Additional information: http://www.carersaustralia.com.au/international-conference/