The Australian Association of Practice Managers Ltd (AAPM) and Quality Innovation Performance (QIP) have partnered to host a joint International Health Care Conference. Australia's largest health care conference is a must-attend event in 2013.

The conference delivers an action-packed program focusing on improving safety and quality in primary health care and professional development.

The lively and informative program will include stimulating plenary sessions, hands-onworkshops and interactive sessions with international leaders and national experts.


Wireless Access Onsite


QI and CPD Points

AAPM & QIP CEO's & Convenors


Sponsor and Exhibitor Profiles

PDF Conference Handbook
Delegates will receive a printed copy.


2013 IHCC App

Download the IHCC 2013 guide! You'll be able to plan your conference with a personalised schedule, view speakers' biographies and abstracts, and browse exhibitors, maps and general conference info.

The app is compatible with iPhones, iPads and Android devices.

1. Search for "Guidebook" in your device's app store and download the Guidebook app.

2. Once it has downloaded, open the Guidebook app and tap "download guides".

3. Search for International Health Care Conference 2013.

Windows Phone 7 and Blackberry users can access the same information via our mobile site.



The organising committee is pleased to welcome the following sponsors.

Gold Sponsors

Exclusive Industry Partner
Gala Dinner Sponsor

Silver Sponsors

icafe Sponsor Coffee Lounge Sponsor Coffee Lounge Sponsor

Organising Committee

  • Dr Stephen Clark

    Fiona Kolokas

    Cathy Baynie
    Anne Curtis
    Jannine De Veau
    Tracey Duddek
    Caroline O'Donnell
    Kristy Ellery
    Emily Geering
    Daphne Kneale
    Gillian Leach
    Jonathan Lee
    Angela Mason-Lynch
    Wendy Shephard
    Debra Smith
    Gary Smith

    Penny Archer | Ben Thiessen | Leesa McDermott
    228 Liverpool Street
    Hobart Tasmania 7000

    P: (03) 6231 2999 (International +61 3 6231 2999)



Australian Association of Practice Managers

The Australian Association of Practice Managers (AAPM) represents Practice Managers and the profession of Practice Management. Founded in 1979, AAPM is a non-profit, national peak association recognised as the professional body dedicated to supporting effective Practice Management in the healthcare profession.

The Australian Association of Practice Managers:

- Represents and unites practice managers and the profession of Practice Management throughout the healthcare industry

- Promotes professional development and the code of ethics through leadership and education

- Provides specialised services and networks to support quality Practice Management

The AAPM has a National Board and State Branches across Australia. The National Board consists of representatives from State Branches. Its function is to manage the overall direction of AAPM including areas such as membership and accreditation, education, marketing, publications and regulations. State Branches conduct education programs, including courses, seminars and workshops.

AAPM provides an array of benefits for our members including providing advocacy, education, resources, networking, assistance and advice.

If you'd like to more information or you'd like to join the AAPM, visit the Association's web site at:


The AGPAL Group of Companies

The AGPAL Group of Companies is committed to delivering quality improvement through innovative systems and

The AGPAL Group of Companies consists of AGPAL, Quality Innovation Performance (QIP) and QIP Consulting. AGPAL is a not-for-profit health promotion charity and is the leading general practice accreditation provider in Australia. QIP is Australia's most comprehensive not-for-profit accreditation and certification organisation.

QIP aims to support organisations on their journeys to quality improvement. QIP provides accreditation and certification services across the entire health and human service continuum. The result of a recent merger, QIP has more than twenty years' experience in community service accreditation and more than ten years' experience in allied health accreditation and related services.

QIP is an approved accreditation provider under the Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care's National Accreditation Scheme and is licensed to accredit against the National Safety and Quality Health Service Standards.

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