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2023 AGM and Primary Healthcare – Primary Care Reform

SPONSORSHIP: 2023 AGM and Primary Healthcare – Primary Health Care Reform

About the opportunity

Sponsorship of our Annual General Meeting (AGM) & Symposium is an opportunity to promote your brand, showcase your services and demonstrate your support for the education, health, wellbeing and development of GPs and healthcare professionals.  It is an opportunity for your organisation to reach GPs and a range of primary health professionals and decision makers.

Be quick to express your interest – sponsorship packages have sold out in previous years.

The 2023 SNHN AGM and Primary Health Symposium will be held as a hybrid event including a face-to-face event and a live stream webinar.

View the event page here for more details.

  • Reach a target audience of health professionals and decision makers
  • Promotion and advertising of your company prior, at and post event
  • Business Development opportunity
About the event

Now into its eighth year, the annual SNHN AGM will be held on 2 November, 2023 at The Concourse, 409 Victoria Ave, Chatswood. This symposium will also be livestreamed and run as an interactive webinar. 

The SNHN AGM and education evening is a well-regarded symposium, bringing together decision makers and people working in health and community services within the region. This year the evening will include face-to-face education for approximately 150 guests and a livestream for up to a further 500.

Who attends?
  • GPs, Medical Specialists, Practice Nurses and Practice Managers
  • Healthcare Executives, leaders, and decision makers
  • Allied health professionals
  • Health, aged and community service providers
  • Government and non-government organisations
  • Professional associations
Speakers and panalists

The Symposium will be facilitated by Leanne Wells, Health Policy Consultant

Leanne is a Health Policy Consultant and a Special Adviser at 89 Degrees East. She is also the Chair of ASPIRE, a research institute for social prescribing.

She has been a CEO and Specialist Adviser of the Consumers Health Forum of Australia, a peak body for health care consumers.

She has expertise in health consumer affairs, community engagement, primary health and mental health care reform. She is a director of Coordinare and the OzHelp Foundation, and has served on various government taskforces and committees. She is a Member of the AICD and the AIM.


  • Dr Michael Bonning, President of AMA (NSW) and GP: Dr Bonning has a wealth of clinical, teaching and medico-political experience. He is a General Practitioner in Sydney’s Inner West in addition to serving on the Board of AMA (NSW).
  • Dr Daniel Nour, Founder of Street Side Medics and Young Australian of the Year 2022: Dr Nour is a Junior Doctor, having graduated from James Cook University in 2019. Identifying a gap in the healthcare of vulnerable people in NSW, he founded Street Side Medics in August 2020 – a not-for-profit, GP-led mobile medical service for people experiencing homelessness.
  • Cathy Baynie, Registered Nurse and Practice Manager: Cathy has career-long experience in the Health Industry, much of this spent in Primary Health Care.  Cathy is a Registered Nurse and Certified Practice Manager, having managed both general (multi-disciplinary) and specialist practices.
  • Errol Lim, Physiotherapist: Errol has been a Physiotherapist for 25 years. He is co-founder and managing Director of BJC Health, a multidisciplinary rheumatology centre with three clinics in Sydney.
  • Sana Issa, Pharmacist: With over 35 years of diverse pharmacy experience, Sana Issa is an accomplished pharmacist and business leader, with a deep understanding of clinical service delivery within the community pharmacy setting.
  • Sarah Barter, Consumer Advocate: Sarah lives in Lane Cove and is mum to two young boys. She is passionate about developing an integrated health and community care system that delivers quality, person-centered care. She is an experienced consumer advocate working with Sydney North Health Network Community Council and the Royal North Shore Hospital Consumer Participation Committee.

Welcome to Country – Yvonne Weldon

Learning outcomes
  • Recognise the importance of an integrated system for enhanced primary care
  • Explore what the future of primary health care could look like
  • Recognise the role of innovation, multidisciplinary care, and prevention within primary care

This education is a CPD Activity under the RACGP CPD Program, 3 EA points.

Fast facts
  • Thursday 2 November, 2023 – 6.30pm – 9.30pm
  • The Concourse, 409 Victoria Ave, Chatswood
  • The event will also be live streamed as a webinar for those unable to attend face to face

Brooke Jay, Clinical Engagement Manager e.

Robi Robinson, Education Program Coordinator, e.

Sponsorship options
Feedback from SNHN Education Events Participants

“This was the most well-orchestrated PHN Event that we have ever sponsored, it has been seamless, and we have had so much interest.”

 “I really appreciate the great work of SNHN – thank you for your commitment to quality education and cross discipline networking.”

“We attended PHN event as the sponsor and got to speak with many of your guests. We just wanted to say thank you for allowing us to be part of this event, it was a very effective event for us. We would like to be considered to sponsor more of your events in future.”

Terms and Conditions of Sponsorship
  • Sponsors will not have input into the design or delivery of the education, in accordance with RACGP sponsorship guidelines
  • Pharmaceutical sponsors must comply with the Medicines Australia Code of Conduct: 
  • Acceptance of sponsorship does not represent endorsement by SNHN of product, service, or company. 

Termination and modification  

  • Sponsors acknowledge that aspects of this event may be modified at short notice or terminated by SNHN in its absolute discretion due to public health considerations, a low number of registrations or due to an unexpected speaker cancellation. 
  • SNHN may by notice, at any time and in its absolute discretion, terminate this agreement if it considers that the Sponsorship arrangement is no longer: 

– for reasons beyond its control, in the interests of SNHN or a funder of SNHN; or 

– in compliance with the requirements of the SNHN Sponsorship Promotion and Advertising Policy and Procedure. 

In the case of termination by SNHN under this clause, SNHN will endeavour to give as much notice as possible and provide reasons for termination. 

Disclosures and use of personal information
  • The Sponsor agrees to the publication by SNHN of information regarding this Agreement which may include the name and details of the Sponsor, including on a website controlled by SNHN. In addition, if SNHN is required by any government authority, under law, or pursuant to a court order to disclose specific information regarding this Agreement, the Organisation hereby consents to SNHN’s disclosure of the information so required.
  • The Sponsor acknowledges that SNHN will collect, hold, use and disclose any personal information received from the Sponsor under this Agreement. All personal information received by SNHN will always be handled in accordance with SNHN’s Privacy policy which is available on the SNHN website.  The Sponsor expressly consents to SNHN collecting, holding, using and disclosing any personal information received from the Sponsor in this manner and in accordance with SNHN’s Privacy policy. The Sponsor warrants that it shall obtain the prior written consent of each individual for the disclosure of their respective personal information to SNHN and shall notify such individuals that if the individual wants to access or rectify their personal information, they should contact.
  • Sponsors will be sent through a Sponsorship Application/Agreement.
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