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The Sydney Addiction Seminars are a post-graduate health education series now held under the auspices of Drug Health Services, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, and the Department of Addiction Medicine, University of Sydney. They are convened by Dr Richard Hallinan and Professor Paul Haber.


Wednesday 30th April, 2014

"Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders and substance use problems”:

Prof Kate Conigrave is an Addiction Medicine Specialist and Public Health Physician based at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital. She is Conjoint Professor in Addiction Medicine, and Head of the Indigenous Substance Misuse Programs at the Central Clinical School, The University of Sydney. Her work combines clinical care of individuals with alcohol, drug and tobacco dependence; work promoting the health of communities; and research and teaching.

We aim to make these seminars as interactive as possible. Please email your suggestions to for cases and questions to Richard Hallinan at


Venue: Scott Skirving Theatre, RPAH, Camperdown

6.30pm for introductions and refreshments, sessions starts at 7pm. No booking necessary, but to assist with catering please RSVP interest to or call Drug Health Services RPAH on 02 9515 6419

This seminar series attracts 2 points/hour for RACGP QA&CPD (activity number 715352).

The sessions and refreshments are again supported this year by Reckitt Benckiser, makers of buprenorphine and buprenorphine/naloxone