AAPM is very proud to offer the Colleen Sullivan Scholarship, in recognition of Colleen's long-time contribution to education and assistance to AAPM members.

The Scholarship covers enrolment in the UNE Partnerships Diploma of Leadership in Healthcare Practice (10820NAT) and is suitable for experienced Practice Managers with a wide range of business responsibilities in the practice environment.

At AAPM, investing in our members and the Practice Manager profession is incredibly important to us. The winner of the Colleen Sullivan Scholarship will be announced at the 2022 AAPM National Conference, being held on the Gold Coast from Tuesday 11 - Friday 14 October. 

Eligibility Criteria

  • Minimum two years membership of AAPM and currently employed as a Practice Manager
  • Currently employed in a healthcare practice as a Practice Manager or similar role
  • Current or previous contribution to Local, State or National AAPM activities (membership of a committee is not essential)


The following conditions apply for successful applicants. They will undertake to:

  • Complete the course of study within two years of announcement of the scholarship.
  • Maintain their membership of AAPM for the duration of the scholarship period. Any recipient who fails to maintain their membership during the completion of the course will be required to pay back AAPM in full, all monies paid on their behalf.
  • Provide an article for publication in the AAPM National Journal The Practice Manager on a Core Principle topic.
  • Provide an article for publication in the UNE Partnerships newsletter.
  • Promote the Colleen Sullivan Scholarship and the Membership Pathway program at a state or national event during the two-year period.

NB: Scholarship recipients who fail to maintain any of the above criteria for the duration of the scholarship will forfeit the benefits of the scholarship.

Download 2022 Scholarship Terms and Conditions

How to Apply

Applications for the Colleen Sullivan Scholarship are CLOSED

Major Partners

The Annual General Meeting of the Australian Association of Practice Management Ltd (ABN 91 010 067 615), will be held at 4:00pm AEST on Wednesday 12 October 2022 at the Gold Coast Convention Centre, corner Gold Coast Highway and TE Peters Drive, Broadbeach, Queensland.

Meeting attendance is to be in person or via proxy. Members must ensure they have their membership number available to be eligible to vote. Information about the appointment of proxies is provided below.

2022 AAPM AGM Proxy Form

National Partners