Low Carb Gold Coast 2019

A weekend of presentations and discussions

on low carbohydrate nutrition

 for optimising weight and health.

WHEN: Friday 11th October at 6:00pm to

Sunday 13th October at 4:00pm

WHERE: Gold Coast Convention and Entertainment Centre

2684-2690 Gold Coast Highway,

Broadbeach, QLD 4218

TICKET COST: $440.00 (Early Bird: $320.00 until August 8th)


  • Gary Taubes “Why We Get Fat”
  • Dr David Unwin  “Beating Type 2 Diabetes into Remission”
  • Dr Troy Stapleton  “Coronary Artery Calcium Scanning”
  • Dr Rod Tayler  “Achieving Optimal Health and Weight with LCHF“
  • Dr Paul Mason  “Medical Myths including Cholesterol and Fibre”
  • Gary Taubes “The Case Against Sugar”
  • Dr Gary Fettke   “Medical Education has Failed Patients and Doctors – an LCHF Perspective”
  • Dr David Unwin  “Noticing Patient Success Instead of Failure”
  • Belinda Fettke  “Nutrition ‘Science’… How did we get here?”
  • Nina Teicholz  “Update on the USDA Dietary Guidelines” (via video conference)
  • Dr Peter Brukner   “Guidelines and position statements: where does low carb sit in 2019?”
  • Diabetes 1 and 2 Workshop –  Chair Dr Olivia Rimington
  • Case Presentations from General Practice
  • 5 Minutes of Fame
  • Poster Presentations

There are welcome drinks and canapes on Friday night at 6pm. The formal program starts at 8am on Saturday. Morning tea and lunch will be provided on Saturday and tea and coffee throughout the conference.
A full program and speaker schedule will be posted as details are confirmed.
We will recommend some local restaurants serving low carb fare for Saturday night dining.
We plan to have poster presentations this year. Contact us if you are interested.
Also we invite exhibitors to apply as we have lots of space!

If you would like to stay at the Star Resort we have arranged a Group Rate.
This is a 3 minute walk from the conference centre via an aerial pedestrian bridge with a number of dining options. The cost is $259 for a standard room.
Visit https://www.star.com.au/goldcoast/ using the code LOW111019 or call (07) 5592 8130 quoting the code.
We have also arranged group rate accommodation at the Sofitel Gold Coast.
This is a 5 minute walk from the conference centre closer to the beach with lots of dining options.
The cost is $259 for a standard room. Book HERE
Note: demand for accommodation is likely to be high at this time of the year so we recommend booking early.
There are a wide range of accommodation options in the local area to suit a range of budgets.
Please contact us if you have queries about accommodation via lowcarbdownunder@gmail.com


Very much looking forward to meeting those of you who can make it along and hearing a lot of great presentations!
Rod Tayler and the Low Carb Down Under Team
For any further information please contact us via lowcarbdownunder@gmail.com