Join us at Compass 2024, our premier primary healthcare conference in the Northern Territory.


Compass is our premier professional development and networking event for people working in primary health care in the Northern Territory. We are committed to supporting remote health professionals to access learning, development and networking opportunities.

ABOUT the conference

Hosted by Northern Territory PHN, Compass is the leading conference for primary healthcare professionals in the NT. The event provides the opportunity for general practitioners, nurses, allied health professionals and Aboriginal health workers from across the Territory to collaborate, share knowledge and explore the latest in primary healthcare innovation. 

Compass 2024 will take place at the Darwin Convention Centre on 16 and 17 August 2024.

Register to attend

Registrations for Compass 2024 are now open. To secure your spot, register to attend via our event registration platform. 

This year's theme

The theme for Compass 2024 is Rethink, Reimagine and Revisit: Innovation in Health. Information about our program of activities and keynote speakers will be available soon.

Who should attend?

We welcome primary healthcare practitioners of all specialities and those who are interested in learning and sharing their professional knowledge of a regional or remote setting, including:

  • GPs and other doctors working in primary health care
  • allied health professionals
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health practitioners
  • nurses
  • practice staff.

Sponsorship and exhibitors

If you’re interested in sponsoring Compass or attending as an exhibitor, get in touch with us. 

Travel and Accomodation grants

NT healthcare workers in remote areas may be eligible for a grant to help cover travel and accommodation costs to attend the Compass conference.

As part of Compass 2024, we are offering two grants:

  • Remote@Compass: Up to $2,000 per person is available to assist with travel-related expenses for health professionals working in remote areas.
  • Mob@Compass: Up to $2,000 per person is available to support Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health professionals from remote regions.

How to apply for a grant

Grant applications open at 10am Monday 3 June 2024. More information about the grants, including how to apply, will be available on our website from this date.

PLEASE NOTE: Both grants are available to eligible applicants on a first-come, first-served basis until all funds are expended. We recommend applying early to increase your chances of receiving support.

more information

For enquiries about Compass 2024, please email