Driving and Health - What you need to know

Driving is important to all Canberra, young and not so young. Come and learn about the latest research on our health and driving. We have brought together eminent researchers and practical health professionals to help us continue to drive safely.

Learn about:

  • Some of the latest research findings on health and driving
  • Assistance available for those who wish to continue driving
  • Where to get information and support
  • Alternative transport options
  • What the Medical Form means and how to complete it

Free lunch, morning, and afternoon teas.

This workshop is a must for aging drivers, their families and professionals in the feild.


Required to: COTA ACT, (02) 6282 3777


  • Professor Joanne Wood, School of Optometry & Vision Science, Queensland University of Technology
  • Professor Kaarin Anstey, Director, Centre for Research on Ageing, Health and Wellbeing, Australian National University
  • Associate Professor Vanita Parekh, Fitness to Drive Clinic, Canberra Hospital
  • Professor Don Aitkin, previously Chair of the NRMA-ACT Road Safety Trust, Patron Alzheimer's ACT
  • Simon Carroll, Professional Services Coordinator, Captial Chemist
  • Ewan Brown, President, COTA ACT
  • ACT Driver and Rehabilitation Services (DARS)

Date & time

10am–2.45pm 4 October 2017


Hughes Community Centre, Wisdom Street Hughes


 +61 2 6282 3777

Updated:  23 September 2017/Responsible Officer:  Director/Page Contact:  Business Manager