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Message from the Chair

Welcome to the 2024 MD Convention ‘Tropical Bliss’ Darwin website. Planning is underway to welcome all our interstate Lions, Leos and partners to the Top End for this event from 24th – 27th May 2024. The venue, Darwin Convention Centre is situated at the amazing Waterfront Precinct.

It is always exciting to host an MD Convention in our multicultural city of Darwin where there is so much to see, do and experience. Tourism NT is ready to ensure it is an unforgettable stay for conventioneers.

Accommodation is available close by with special rates offered by Adina Vibe Hotel which is within walking distance of the Convention Centre.

The MD Conventioneers attending ‘Tropical Bliss’ are encouraged to book accommodation early as it is the beginning of our ‘Dry Season’.

The Gala Dinner theme will be ‘Tropical Bliss’

Look forward to seeing you here in 2024.

Delma Swan

Explore Darwin and surrounds

Darwin city accommodation snapshot

Keynote Speakers

Professor Len Notaras AO

Professor Len Notaras AO


Professor Len Notaras AO is the Executive Director and founder of the National Critical Care and Trauma Response Centre (NCCTRC).

Sacha King SW & B. Sc(Psych)

Sacha King SW & B. Sc(Psych)

Two Two One Mental Health Charity

Sacha King a social worker, counsellor and passionate advocate for mental health literacy. Sacha is the founder and managing director of Two Two One Mental Health Charity and current 2023 Northern Territory Local Hero.

Samoane Regattieri

Samoane Regattieri

ABT Manager

Samoane has spent the past 14 years working for Ironbark Aboriginal Corporation starting in Administration / Employment Services moving to various roles over this time gaining extensive business experience in Remote Employment, Training, Aboriginal Support Services