Date: Friday, 11 May 2018
Venue: Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital

The Walk on the Wild Side (WOWS) Symposium is an annual one day event for clinicians and healthcare professionals working in the field of alcohol and drug treatment and rehabilitation, hosted by Metro North Hospital and Health Service.

A full program will be available mid-February 2018.


Registration is now open.

All are welcome to attend and your registration fee includes morning tea and lunch.

Early Bird Registrations open until 16 March 2018 $100
Standard Registrations from 17 March-8 May 2018 $150

Register now

Registration will close at 5pm on 8 May 2018.

 Getting to the Conference

There is a range of parking and transport options at the Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital. The Education Centre is located just off of Bowen Bridge Road.


If you are interested in hosting a trade stall at this event, please contact the Events Office via 07 3646 1525 or email to receive an application form.

Past program

For your interest, here is last year’s conference program:


Past delegates found the conference incredibly valuable and provided the following feedback:

“Enjoyable, educational, diverse”

“Fantastic day to learn and network”

“Lots of information, Keep it going every year”

11 May 2018

Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital
Education Centre
Butterfield Street
Herston, QLD 4029


Phone: (07) 3646 1525