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We are a representative body for people undertaking teaching and research in general practice and academic primary care.

All staff involved in the general practice and primary care environment are invited to become members.


AAAPC aims to promote and develop the discipline of general practice and academic primary care by:

  • Representing general practice and academic primary care at state and national levels;
  • Promoting research and teaching in general practice and academic primary care;
  • Providing a forum for exchange of information and ideas via our active email list, web site, research meetings and newsletters;
  • Fostering and supporting career development in general practice and academicprimary care via our travelling fellowship and awards for public presentation.
  • Awarding the Bridges-Webb medal for excellence within our membership.

AAAPC welcomes all those who are interested in primary care research and teaching.

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Latest News

  2014 PHC Research Conference will be held from 23–25 July 2014 at the National Convention Centre, Canberra

PHC Conference

The theme, Integrating knowledge exchange to improve primary health care outcomes, seeks to foster a culture in which knowledge exchange becomes automatic, a part of core business for everyone who wants to contribute to the improvement of primary health care outcomes.

Key Date
30 May 2014 Early bird registration closes


  AAAPC Press Release on Impact of 2014 Federal Budget on primary care teaching and research

  AAAPC Press Release on Co-payments to see a doctor: the evidence says this will cause harm

 Membership discounts available!! We are offering a special subscription of $60 a year to all registrars RHD students and overseas members. Join now!

  AAAPC Submission to PHCRED Review

  AAAPC Submission to Medical Local Review

  AAAPC Response to McKeon Review

Submission to the McKeon Review

Summary of Submission to McKeon Review

  ERA 2010 Journal Title List is now available.

Ranking journals for the Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA) initiative

  President's Report is now available. Download a copy here.



23-25 July 2014:
PHC Research Conference
Canberra, ACT

27-29 AUgust 2014:
ADS-ADEA Annual Scientific Meeting
Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre, South Wharf, VIC

3-4 September 2014:
2014 General Practice Education And Training Convention
Royal International Convention Centre, Bowen Hills, Brisbane, QLD

4-5 September 2014:
22nd National Australian Health Promotion Association and 18th Chronic Disease Network Annual Conference
Convention Centre, Alice Springs, NT

9-10 September 2014:
2014 NSW Rural Health and Research Congress
Dubbo Regional Theatre and Convention Centre, Dubbo, NSW

10-12 September 2014:
3rd World Congress of Clinical Safety
Santander, SPAIN

15-17 September 2014:
PHAA 43rd Annual Conference
Pan Pacific Hotel, Perth, WA

15-17 September 2014:
National Dementia Research Forum
The Wesley Conference Centre, Sydney, NSW

23-25 September 2014:
ATSINAM 16th National Conference
Rendezvous Hotel, Perth, WA

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