Dental Study Tour on the Ghan


Tour Leader: Dr Derek Mahony

From the Red Centre to the Top End: A Dental Study Tour Via The Ghan
27 July - 2 August 2021

From the Red Centre to the Top End, this tour encompasses Australia at its most remote, historic and starkly beautiful. Encompassing vast Indigenous heartlands, dramatic landscapes and fascinating history from ancient to pioneer to the modern day, the tour is led by experienced tour leader and well-known Sydney based orthodontist, Dr Derek Mahony. The tour includes a range of professional visits and talks (CPD applied for).

Starting in Alice Springs, visit the striking MacDonnell Ranges, explore the historic town and learn about the work of the Royal Flying Doctor remote oral health service. Visit the Central Australian Aboriginal Congress Dental Clinic to hear about remote oral practice in the Top End. Board the Ghan for a magnificent 24-hour journey - a top Australian experience. In Katherine, explore unspoiled wilderness on a cruise along Nitmiluk Gorge and learn about Indigenous culture. Arrive in Darwin and explore the city through guided visits and learn of its history. Visit the Botanical Gardens and a dental practice, take a sunset cruise for dinner, visit beautiful Litchfield National Park and see the jumping crocodiles on a cruise along the Adelaide River.

Full details including a brochure are here or contact Jon Baines Tours on 03 9343 6367



All cancellations must be made, in writing via email, to Where no written notice of cancellation is given, or a failure to attend the course, there will be no refund issued. For all cancellations, an administration fee of $100 will be charged per course cancelled.

Cancellations made 4 weeks prior to the course start date are credited or refunded in full.*

Cancellations made within 2-4 weeks of the course start date will be credited or refunded to 50 percent.*

Cancellations made within 1-2 weeks of the course start date have an option of a 50 percent credit on the account, to be used for future courses, within 12 months from the date of the course, but there is no refund.*

* If the original payment was made by credit card, the credit card transaction fee cannot be refunded.