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National Taskforce

National Taskforces

From time to time, the Board may determine to establish a National Taskforce which will focus on a specific area to meet the needs of current and future members of AAPM and/or enhance the profile of Practice Managers and practice management in Australia. 

Often these needs arise from the findings from our annual National Membership Satisfaction Surveys and/or emerging environmental factors.

The terms of these National Taskforces may vary depending on the scope and outcomes required.

Appointment to these Taskforces is often through Expressions of Interest from current eligible members of AAPM and may also entail inviting external experts who can bring added value to the group in order to achieve its overall objectives.

Download Expression of Interest Form

Terms of References are developed for each specific Taskforce to provide a clear outline of the scope, objective, roles and responsibilities, timing and outcomes of the taskforce along with requirements for regular reporting to the Board via the CEO.

Indigenous Taskforce

The National Indigenous Taskforce is responsible for developing a mentoring strategy for Aboriginal Health workers with an interest in Practice Management. This strategy relates to career opportunities, resources and education.

Download Indigenous Taskforce Terms of Reference

Practice Manager Journal Editorial Taskforce

'The Practice Manager' journal is a high valued resource material for Practice Managers in Australia.  The Practice Manager Journal Editorial Taskforce is responsible for, but not limited to, identifying, collating and developing current and emerging topics and articles relevant for Practice Managers and those who aspire to become Practice Managers. The taskforce is also responsible for endorsing, coordinating, publishing and distributing the AAPM journal The Practice Manager to over 2,000 subscribers across Australia and overseas.

Download Practice Manager Journal Editorial Taskforce Terms of Reference

AAPM Fellowship Taskforce

The Fellowship Taskforce is responsible for receiving AAPM Fellowship applications, reviewing them and (where required) interviewing applicants, then making recommendations to the Board for ratification. The functions of the Fellowship Taskforce are to ensure:

  1. Applicants who comply with the Guidelines are eligible to be awarded Fellowship.
  2. Selection Criteria are used to assess Fellowship applications and make written recommendations regarding the success or otherwise of applicants.
  3. All applications are assessed with consistency and fairness.
  4. The recommendations of Fellowship Taskforce members are impartial, appropriately documented and are publicly defensible.
  5. Fellowship Taskforce members monitor Fellowship membership numbers and identify and recommend to the Board ways to increase, maintain and strengthen Fellowship within AAPM as part of its overall strategic plan.
  6. Deliberations of the Fellowship Taskforce members remain confidential.

​Download AAPM Fellowship Taskforce Terms of Reference