Registrations are now open for the 5th International Rural Network World Forum.

Click the link below to complete the registration process and secure your Early Bird Registration. Accommodation can also be booked through this site either at the time of registration or by logging back in at a later date.


Field Trips

In keeping with previous IRN Forums, Forum 2012 offers delegates the chance to participate in a variety of field trips to be held on Wednesday 26 September 2012.

Delegates can choose from the following:

Field Trip 1 - Rural & Remote Health, Wellbeing & Education: Visiting the Royal Flying Doctor Service, Pika Wiya Aboriginal Health Service and Wadlata Outback Centre in Port Augusta and Open Universities Australia, the Adelaide University Dental School and University of South Australia Social Work Unit in Whyalla

Field Trip 2 - Land & Water: Industry Diversity: Visiting Turner Aquaculture in Cowell (TBC), The Sim's Farm Enterprise Cleve and Boston Bay Winery in Port Lincoln

Field Trip 3 - Innovative Agriculture, Clean Energy & Heavy Industry: Visiting Nyrstar Smelter Port Pirie, The Farm Shed Kadina, Farm Visit and Wind Turbine Display in Bute *PROUDLY SPONSORED BY THE DEPARTMENT FOR MANUFACTURING, INNOVATION, TRADE, RESOURCES AND ENERGY (DMITRE)

Field Trip 4 - Whyalla & Local Industry Tour: Visiting Iron Duke Mine, Arrium Mining and Materials (formerly Onesteel), Whyalla Maritime Museum, Ada Ryan Gardens, Centacare Whyalla

Field Trip 5 - Mining and Resources (Roxby Downs and Surrounds): Olympic Dam Mine Tour, Roxby Downs Community Tour, Andamooka Community Tour

Field Trip 6 - Mining and Resources (Coober Pedy): Prominent Hill Mine Tour *PROUDLY SPONSORED BY OZ MINERALS

*Please ensure you select your choice of field trip during the registration process. Spaces are limited and will be offered on a first in first served basis.


Forum News

Federal Minister to make keynote address at Forum 2012

Abstract Extension Call for abstracts now closes end of April 2012
Abstract Extension Call for abstracts now closes end of June 2012

Forum 2012 Preliminary Program Announced!

Nicola Crosta confirms attendance as a Keynote
Nicola Crosta confirms attendance as a Keynote

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