Rural SIG

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 SIG


2022 Rural SIG Meeting 
24-25 June, Darwin, NT

For further information or to purchase onDemand material, please click here 



2019 Rural SIG Meeting in association with the Provincial Surgeons of Australia, Annual Scientific Conference
“Big cases in the big country: Enhancing outcomes from major surgery in provincial cities"
Held November 2-4, Mercure Ballarat Hotel and Convention Centre.
Please visit the ANZCA Events app to view presentation slides.

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 website to view the 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 website to view the presentation slides.


For copies of past resources please contact Kirsty O'Connor.


If you would like to join the Rural SIG, please download an application form or contact Kirsty O'Connor, Senior Event Officer on +61 3 9510 6299.


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

 ChairDr Craig MitchellVIC 
 Member Dr Pat Coleman 


 MemberDr Andrew Michael SA
 MemberDr David Rowe  NSW
 MemberDr Brian Spain NT
 MemberDr Annette Turley QLD
 Co-opted Dr Rod Martin  NSW

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