The Australian Association of Practice Management (AAPM) 2017 Annual Conference

The committee are busy planning a ‘magical’ program for the 2017 conference that will be held at Crown Perth, Western Australia, from Tuesday 24 October to Friday 27 October 2017.

We would like to keep you up-to-date as planning proceeds. Please click on the applicable mailing list below to ensure we have your current contact details:

May 2017

  • Registration Open
  • Program Available

Who Should Attend

  • Practice Managers
  • Practice Staff
  • Healthcare Managers
  • Policy Makers
  • Government Staff
  • Primary Health Networks (PHN’s)
  • Representatives from commercial health management organisations

Sponsorship & Exhibition

The conference represents a unique opportunity to promote your organisation and services to practice managers from across Australia, New Zealand and the broader Asia-Pacific region.

For more information please contact Penny Archer or Kate Smith at Conference Design.


Crown Conference Centre
Crown Perth
Great Eastern Highway
Burswood, WA
1800 556 688

The Australian Association of Practice Management (AAPM) provides education, support, advice and advocacy for those involved in healthcare practice management.

AAPM aims to ensure that they are able to effectively and efficiently manage healthcare practices, that they know how to put the infrastructure and systems in place to provide a high quality health services to the Australian community, and that they are up to date with changes in the health sector. Our overall aim is to ensure excellence in healthcare management for better patient outcomes.

AAPM is the only peak association in Australia that represents all health care managers working in General Practice (multi-disciplinary), Specialist Practice, Allied Health, Dental, Community Health, Aboriginal Health and Aged Care. AAPM represents practice managers, business managers, service managers, CEO’S and principals – the key-decision makers in the practice.

AAPM provides industry related information and professional resources that will assist in improving practice management. A comprehensive program of educational workshops, webinars and online learning is offered to ensure those involved in practice management stay up to date with current legislative and accreditation standards.

Founded and formally registered in 1979, AAPM is a non-profit, national peak association recognised as the professional body dedicated to supporting effective Practice Management in the healthcare industry.

AAPM provides a career pathway recognising the experience and qualifications of members through Certified Practice Manager and Fellow Status.

The AAPM National Conference offers a concentrated learning experience encompassing all aspects of practice management in addition to the opportunity to network with colleagues, industry stakeholders and suppliers.

Danny Haydon
National President, Australian Association of Practice Management


  • Fiona Wong and Shayne Murray

Organising Committee

  • Gillian Leach – CEO AAPM
  • Cathy Baynie
  • Angela Mason Lynch
  • Maggie McPherson
  • Colleen Sullivan
  • Anne Davis

Conference Partners

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About AAPM

AAPM represents Practice Managers and the profession of practice management, and promotes professional development and a code of ethics through leadership and education.

Conference Managers

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