AAPM Practice Manager of the Year Nomination Form

Applications for the 2019 Practice Manager of the Year Awards are now open.

If you know of a worthy Practice Manager that you wish to nominate for this award please complete the form below.

Once the submission is received a member of the AAPM National Office will contact the nominee to confirm acceptance of the nomination. An application form will be forwarded to the nominee for completion.

As nominator, you will also be notified of whether the nomination has been accepted by your nominee.

To ensure compliance with privacy legislation, nominees will not be given the name of the nominator. You, as nominator, may disclose the nomination to the nominee directly if you desire.

Please note that to be eligible the nominee must be a full financial individual member of AAPM


All current AAPM members managing a healthcare practice, who meet the eligibility criteria and demonstrates exceptional skills in their role is welcome to apply.

The following outline the key selection criteria for all applicants:

  • Outstanding leadership and team building skills
  • Commitment to ongoing education in practice management and in raising the profile of practice management
  • Business Planning
  • Financial Management
  • Implementation of systems to support quality care in a clinical setting
  • Knowledge of relevant legislation
  • Occupational Health & Safety
  • Excellence in verbal and written communication skills


In order to apply for the Practice Manager of the Year award, the following eligibility is required.

  • Currently employed as Practice Manager of a healthcare practice
  • Currently holds or is studying a qualification in Practice Management or Business Management
  • Must be a full financial individual member of AAPM
  • Must uphold the ethos and Code of Conduct of Australian Association of Practice Management Ltd
  • AAPM Members of State Committees are eligible to apply with the aforementioned eligibility
  • Directors of AAPM, members of selection panels, associate members and corporate members of AAPM are NOT eligible to apply
  • AAPM members who have been part of a Practice Manager of the Year selection panel in the past two years is NOT eligible to apply

Who can nominate a Practice Manager?

Nominations may be received by:

  • An individual
  • A Practice Manager's employer
  • A Practice Manager's colleague