Allied Health — The Key to Unlocking Good Health

Research — Clinical Innovation — Workforce Resilience

Invitation to Attend

The Tasmanian Allied Health Professional Advancement Committee and the Allied Health Professional Executive Committee are pleased to present the 2017 Allied Health Symposium on 10 November 2017 in Hobart.

Allied Health Professionals working in the public, private and non-government sectors are encouraged to attend and present their research, clinical innovation and workforce resilience initiatives. Submissions for abstracts will be called for in June 2017.

Please contact Elaine Hart ( or Kendra Strong ( for more information.



Symposium Hosts


Symposium and TAHPAC Award Sponsor
Symposium Sponsor


C3 Convention Centre

64 Anglesea Street, South Hobart

The C3 Convention Centre is one of Hobart’s (Tasmania, Australia) most unique venues.  With polished concrete floors, internal bridge, floor to ceiling windows, skylights, views of the Rivulet and trees, outdoor lawn areas, high ceilings, free off street parking for 200+ vehicles – this venue is stunning.



    • Dr Elaine Hart
      Steering Committee Chair and Chair TAHPAC
    • Kendra Strong
      Chief Allied Health Advisor, Department of Health and Human services (DHHS)
    • Mary Fraser
      TAHPAC member
  • Cindy Hollings
    A/Director of Allied Health-Northern region, Tasmanian Health Service (THS)
  • Paula Hyland
    Executive Director, Tasmanian Health Service (THS)
  • Barbara Moerd
    A/Director of Allied Health-Southern region, Tasmanian Health Service (THS)
  • Catherine Back
    State Manager, APM Tasmania

Banner image credits:

Cascades Female Factory: Tourism Tasmania & Rob Burnett; View of Hobart city from Mt Wellington: Tourism Tasmania & Kathryn Leahy; Cascade Brewery: Tourism Tasmania & Kathryn Leahy; Hobart waterfront: Tourism Tasmania & Samuel Shelley

Important Dates

Abstract Submission - Monday 14 August 2017
Early Bird - Friday 27 October 2017
Symposium - Friday 10 November 2017


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