Lead your field: Election season for new-look Specialty Practice

Specialty Practice at SHPA is hitting top gear as nominations for the 26 Leadership Committee elections roll in. To ensure as many members as possible have the opportunity to lead one or more of SHPA's Specialty Practice streams the deadline to self-nominate by submitting a CV or short bio - by members at the Practice Group level - has been extended to 5.00pm AEST Friday 18 August. 

For program and eligibility information visit our website

Speciality Practice is your pathway to leading your field, influencing policy and eduation, advocating for change, contributing to guidelines and earning recognition across the sector for your contributions. By joining steams that align your areas of experience and expertise you can drive the growth and direction of that discipline. Each stream offers three levels of participation:

Interest Group

Open to all members - including students, interns and technicians - enabling targeted access to information about events, education, resources and netowrking to support the development of your expertise in the specialty. 

Practice Group

More actively involved members, building a body of work and professional relationships within the discipline. By applying to join a Practice Group you are eligible to self-nominate for election to the Leadership Committee.

Leadership Committee 

Dynamic leadership groups that drive SHPA member activities with support from program Practice and Interest Groups and the SHPA Secretariat. 

To have maximum input SHPA recommends joinin no more than five groups.


Upcoming Events

15 Jul
Research, Education and Development (RED) Centre, NT
25 Jul
Lecture Theatre 1, Monash University, VIC
1 Aug
The Douglas Miller Lecture Theatre, Cato Building, NSW