Australia: Violence as a Public Health Issue



15 days



July 3rd – 16th, 2022

Program includes

    • Roundtrip Airfare
    • 13 Nights of Accommodation
    • All Ground Transportation 
    • Daily Continental Breakfast 
    • Welcome & Farewell Dinners 
    • Historical & Cultural Walking Tours
    • Full Time Guidance & Assistance
    • Travelers Insurance

    *Program price stands as estimate until ticketing is finalized.


DAY 01– Departure – Saturday, July 2

  • Depart Home for Melbourne, Australia

DAY 02 –  Melbourne – Sunday, July 3

  • Arrive in Melbourne, Australia
  • Airport Transfer & Check-in
  • Orientation Walking Tour – The group will become oriented with their neighborhood, the public transportation systems, nearby pharmacies, markets, ATMs, etc. Additionally, an in-depth safety briefing will be provided for what to do incase of an emergency.
  • Welcome Dinner – The group will be taken for an authentic dinner with a wide variety of menu options to cater all diets.

DAY 03–  Melbourne – Monday, July 4

  • Breakfast & Day Briefing
  • Historical & Cultural Walking Tour of Melbourne – Uncover the history and explore the sites of Australia’s cultural capital. Eureka Tower, Chinatown, Iconic Street art, Aboriginal History, Early settlement history, Old Melbourne Gaol, Carlton Gardens, Royal Exhibition Building and more…
  • Lunch Break
  • Royal Botanical Gardens – Hear how local Aboriginal groups lived off the land and learn more about local ecosystems and flora and fauna.

DAY 04– Melbourne – Tuesday, July 5

  • Breakfast & Day Briefing
  • Immigration Museum – Explore Australia’s history and culture. Journey through Melbourne’s history and explore stories of people who have migrated from all reaches of the world. From the reasons for making the journey, to the impact on indigenous communities, these stories are sometimes sad, sometimes funny, but always engaging.
  • Lunch Break
  • Her Place Women’s Museum – Her Place Museum is a not-for-profit organisation that celebrates the social, civic and entrepreneurial achievements of all Australian women and their role in shaping our nation.

DAY 05– Melbourne – Wednesday, July 6

  • Breakfast & Day Briefing
  • Visit Local Public Health Organization – This visit will be dedicated to cover the topic of Marginalized and Racialized Communities.
  • Lunch Break
  • Rainbow Health Victoria – To be confirmed. Rainbow Health Victoria is a program that supports lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and gender diverse, intersex and queer (LGBTIQ) health and wellbeing through research and knowledge translation, training, resources, policy advice and service accreditation through the Rainbow Tick.

DAY 06–  Melbourne – Thursday, July 7

  • Breakfast & Day Briefing
  • Victoria University Visit – Guest Lecture
  • Lunch Break
  • Melbourne Institute for Health & Sport – The Institute for Health and Sport (IHES) is one of two Flagship Research Institutes at Victoria University. It addresses real-world problems of local, national and global relevance in both health and sport, across four multi-disciplinary research programs.

DAY 07–  Melbourne – Friday, July 8

  • Breakfast & Day Briefing
  • Free Day in Melbourne

DAY 08– Melbourne – Saturday, July 9

  • Breakfast & Day Briefing
  • Birrarung Wilam Guided Walk – Be inspired by the rich and complex history of the world’s oldest continuous living culture. The purpose is to provide you with an authentic experience of Aboriginal art and culture from the First Peoples of South East Australia by showcasing this dynamic living culture in new ways.

DAY 09– Melbourne – Sunday, July 10

  • Breakfast & Day Briefing
  • Free Day in Melbourne

DAY 10 – Melbourne – Monday, July 11

  • Breakfast & Day Briefing
  • Melbourne Demons AFL Visit – to be confirmed
  • Lunch Break
  • Melbourne Demons AFL Game – to be confirmed

DAY 11 – Hobart – Tuesday, July 12

  • Breakfast & Day Briefing
  • Airport Transfer
  • Flight – Melbourne (MEL) to Hobart (HBA)
  • Airport Transfer & Check-in
  • Orientation Walking Tour

DAY 12 – Hobart – Wednesday, July 13

  • Breakfast & Day Briefing
  • Port Arthur Historic Site – Port Arthur Historic Site is a special place of vivid history, cultural heritage and stories so compelling, you’ll want to hear them again and again. It’s a place of global significance – one of the 11 places that make up the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Australian Convict Sites.
  • Memorial Garden for Massacre Victims

DAY 13 – Hobart – Thursday, July 14

  • Breakfast & Day Briefing
  • Tasmania Aboriginal Centre – TAC represents the political and community development aspirations of the Tasmanian Aboriginal community. The TAC was developed in the early 1970s and has been funded by the federal government since 1973.
  • Aboriginal Health Service Virtual Tour

DAY 14 – Hobart – Friday, July 15

  • Breakfast & Day Briefing
  • Free Day in Hobart
  • Farewell Dinner & Program Closing

DAY 15 – Return – Saturday, July 16

  • Breakfast & Day Briefing
  • Airport Transfer
  • Depart Hobart, Australia, for Home

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