Sweet time – New Fellows and registrars celebrate

Hosted by the RACGP Conference

  • Wednesday 28 September 2016
  • 8.00pm - 10.00pm
  • The George, 216 George Street, Perth
  • $45 per person
  • Smart Casual

Join us at The George to meet other New Fellows and registrars and build your own desserts! There will be DIY dessert stations so you can create your own lemon meringue tarts and banana splits, along with a chocolate fountain that you can dip fruit skewers and doughnut balls into. Once you’ve created your dessert, you’ll be able to decorate it with a variety of toppings including popcorn, sherbet, coconut and popping candy, to name a few.



GP16 Welcome reception


Hosted by the RACGP Conference

  • Thursday 29 September 2016
  • 5.00–5.45 pm, GP16 Exhibition Hall, PCEC
    5.45–7.00 pm, Summer Garden, PCEC
  • Smart casual
  • A GP16 Welcome Reception ticket is included in your registration. Selection of canapés and food stations, variety of beverages and live entertainment.

The welcome reception officially kicks off the GP16 social program. The welcome reception is a great opportunity to catch up and network with delegates in an informal setting.


RACGP National Faculties evening

All together now - A social evening for members and friends
Hosted by the RACGP Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health, RACGP Rural, and RACGP Specific Interests

  • Friday 30 September 2016
  • 7.00pm - 11.00pm
  • Frasers Function Centre, Frasers Avenue, West Perth
  • $100 per person, $50 per student

For the first time RACGP Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health, RACGP Rural and RACGP Specific Interests will hold their social functions together in the same venue on the same night at GP16. This event gives members and friends of these faculties the opportunity to come together and celebrate their impact and involvement in general practice whilst enjoying fine food, drinks and entertainment.


RACGP Foundation Walk

  • Friday 30 September
  • 7.00am - 8.00am
  • Meeting at level 2 (main entrance), Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre
  • Bring your hat, comfortable walking shoes, and your camera before setting off. Water will be provided at the meeting point.
  • Discover Perth's past, present and future. You’ll get stories about the quirks of its history, heritage, culture, and architecture. Your passionate local guide will show you why Perth is the way it is, and what really makes this city tick.


Rural Health Career Checks

  • Every day at GP16
  • Exhibition opening hours
  • RACGP booth, Exhibition Hall, Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre

RACGP Rural is again offering you the opportunity to spend 15 minutes with a respected rural GP to talk about your future career in rural health general practice.
Email the RACGP Rural team at for a booking form or register at the RACGP booth on the day.


Have a yarn…about working in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health

  • Every day at GP16
  • Morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea breaks
  • RACGP booth, Exhibition Hall, Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre

RACGP Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health (formerly The RACGP National Faculty of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health) will be hosting the popular ‘Have a Yarn’ booth at GP16. Stop by to have a yarn with faculty members, GP members and community members about working in Aboriginal health.

gala Dinner

Gala dinner

  • Saturday 1 October 2016
  • 6.00pm - 11.00pm
  • The Forrest Centre, 219-221 St Georges Terrace, Perth
  • $145 adult, $60 child
  • Smart casual - no jeans

The Gala dinner is the highlight event of the RACGP’s annual conference and a great opportunity for delegates to network with new and old colleagues. Enjoy fine food and wine whilst enjoying a night of comedy and dancing underneath the Forrest Centre’s glass ceiling!

Isaak Lim

Gala dinner special guest performance

Izaak Lim is a Perth-based performer and writer. He plays with improvised comedy troupe The Big Hoo Haa and is a regular storyteller at Barefaced Stories. He is also a member of the Black Swan State Theatre Company's Emerging Writers Group for which he is currently writing a play about psychosis. Last year he premiered his one man show Malpractical Jokes at Fringe World, which he will be bringing to this year's Downstairs at the Maj cabaret season in November. In his spare time he is a psychiatry registrar.