AAAPC's vision is for a multidisciplinary primary care oriented health care system founded on patient-centred, primary care principles and developed through evidence and education.


To be Australia and New Zealand's leading advocate for high quality multidisciplinary primary care research, education, policy and practice.


We are a proudly multidisciplinary Trans-Tasman organisation. Our members are from Australia and New Zealand. All share a passion for primary care and include:

  • Professionals from any primary care discipline who have an interest in research and/or education
  • Primary care academics working at universities or with training providers
  • Higher degree research students and/or postgraduate trainees of primary care disciplines
  • Organisations with an interest in strengthening the capacity, capability and influence of primary care in the health systems of Australia and New Zealand. These include universities, regional health authorities, primary care training providers and professional colleges.

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Benefits of Individual Membership

Benefits of Organisational Membership
  • Build relationships and networks with leaders in national and international multidisciplinary primary care
  • Use AAAPC networks to promote your events and research through our social media platforms
  • Access resources such as research webinars and mentorship program
  • Access events such as annual networking dinner, AGM and email and web-based discussion groups
  • Apply for member only grants, awards and bursaries to present at primary care conferences
  • Stay up-to-date with the latest developments in academic primary care
  • Contribute to lobbying efforts to influence policies and decisions that affect Australian, New Zealand and International academic primary care

  • Individual membership: AUD $175 
  • Student/Postgraduate/Trainee membership: AUD $85 

  • Use AAAPC networks to find research partners, promote tender opportunities and find skilled speakers
  • Show your organisation’s commitment to academic development in primary care in Australia and New Zealand
  • Discounted membership for your staff
  • Use AAAPC organisational member logo on your organisation's website and in promotional materials
  • Your organisation name will be listed in our directory of organisational members
  • Organisational membership: AUD $1000
  • Includes one individual membership. Additional memberships for up to 10 nominated individuals can also be purchased by the organisation for the discounted rate of AUD $155.

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Phone: + 61 2 5124 4947

Twitter: @AAAPC_ANZ

Upcoming events

Rural Medicine Australia
23-26 October 2019, Gold Coast

24-26 October 2019, Adelaide

AAAPC Webinar: Professor Felicity Goodyear-Smith
6 November 2019

AAAPC Extraordinary General Meeting

12 December 2019

AAAPC 2020 Annual Research Conference

14-15 August 2020, Gold Coast

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