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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 academic primary 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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2016 PHC Research Conference

Canberra 89 June 2016
The National Convention Centre

Join us in Canberra for thePHC Research Conference: Reform and innovation in PHC policy and practice

The conference is acknowledged as the premier networking opportunity for all working in Primary Health Care HC and combines the latest high-quality research evidence with practice, policy, management and consumer/community perspectives.

The key dates are:

  • 24 February - Closing date for abstracts
  • 1 April - Notification of acceptance of abstracts
  • 4 May - Early bird registration closes

The registration for the conference is now open and to register online please visit

Please forward this information to anyone in your networks with an interest in primary health care research.

First time presenters

Application for first time presenter awards


Latest News

 AAAPC Submission to House of Representatives Standing Committee on Chronic Disease Managment.

  2015 President's Report is now available. Download a copy here.

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