Principal Sponsor

Medibank’s Garrison Health Services (GHS) delivers a national integrated healthcare service to the Australian Defence Force (ADF).
Through Medibank’s extensive network, GHS provides seamless access to quality healthcare to the 60 000+ permanent and 20 000+ reservist uniformed ADF personnel—from point of injury or illness to recovery.

The GHS team manages and coordinates over 1100 On-base primary healthcare experts, over 4500 Medical Specialists, over 260 Hospitals and over 9000 Allied Health professionals, working in collaboration across all Australian states and territories.
Medibank’s Garrison Health Services—the health of the ADF is central to everything we do.


Welcome Reception Sponsor

Founded in 2003 by Glenn Keys and Dr Andrew Walker, Aspen Medical is an Australian owned, multi award-winning global provider of innovative healthcare solutions across a diverse range of clients in the Defence, Mining, Oil and Gas, Government and Humanitarian sectors.

We offer our clients a tailored flexible service wherever it is needed – from a single paramedic to a full-spectrum solution involving a multidisciplinary team of healthcare professionals, ambulances, medical facilities, equipment, consumables, pharmacy products, procedures and aero-medical evacuation services including the company’s own aviation assets.

Today, we operate across Australasia, the US, Europe, Africa and the Gulf Region and employ more than 2,000 dedicated, experienced and highly-trained professionals.

Our vision is to be the globally preferred provider of outsourced healthcare services.


Name Badge and Lanyard Sponsor

International SOS Government Services provides specialised solutions ensuring quality healthcare outcomes and reduced medical risk for governments and militaries. Working with organisations in 200+ locations, we have direct experience supplementing health/medical needs through our global, medically led footprint.

Since 1998 we have been providing medical and health services support to the ADF and NZDF in Australia and overseas. Our extensive infrastructure, medical expertise and scalable resources provide customised, cost-effective solutions even in hostile environments.


WiFi Sponsor

Saab is a world leader in the provision of deployable healthcare with over 30 years of experience in the design and delivery of medical care solutions around the world. With our strategic partners we provide innovative clinical technology to meet the demands of challenging deployed environments and deliver improved clinical outcomes for service men and women and civilian personnel in military and disaster relief operations.


Barista Cart Sponsor

The University of Tasmania’s School of Medicine offers a suite of online programs suitable for doctors, nurses and medics in the Australian Army, Navy or Airforce studying in distant locations.

Convert your advanced medic qualifications into the Bachelor of Paramedic Practice* or delve further into a Masters with options in:
• Advanced Paramedicine
• Public Health
• Clinical Leadership
• Health and Human Services

Undertake study in a highly flexible environment with leading educators in your field.
*Apply now for the Bachelor of Paramedic Practice (Conversion) and you may be eligible for 50% HECS discount. Conditions Apply.


Keynote Speaker Sponsor

The Department of Veterans’ Affairs (DVA) supports those who serve or have served in the defence of our nation and commemorates their service and sacrifice. DVA’s clients are veterans, war widows and widowers, serving and former Australian Defence Force members, eligible Australian Federal Police members, and their dependants and carers. DVA assists clients to maintain physical, mental and financial wellbeing by delivering health care and rehabilitation services, and providing compensation and income support. DVA also acknowledges and commemorates those who have served Australia through official commemorations.


Day Refreshment Break Sponsor

The School of Public Health and Community Medicine (SPHCM) at the University of New South Wales (UNSW) is a leading postgraduate educator. SPHCM offers a suite of programs and courses including Masters in Public Health, International Public Health, Health Management and Infectious Diseases Intelligence, and a range of specialisations, dual degrees, and research degrees. SPHCM is committed to excellence in research, learning and teaching and advocacy to enhance public health and health services. The School is a dynamic, international community of staff, alumni, practitioners and students.


Day Refreshment Break Sponsor

GE Healthcare provides transformational medical technologies and services to meet the demand for increased access, enhanced quality and more affordable healthcare around the world. GE (NYSE: GE) works on things that matter - great people and technologies taking on tough challenges. From medical imaging, software & IT, patient monitoring and diagnostics to drug discovery, biopharmaceutical manufacturing technologies and performance improvement solutions, GE Healthcare helps medical professionals deliver great healthcare to their patients.


Best Veterans Paper Award Sponsor

The Repat Foundation - The Road Home raises awareness and funds to support health and wellbeing projects into conditions such as post-traumatic stress for the nation’s veterans, emergency first responders and their families.
Built on world-leading independent research over the last 20 years, our national brand ‘The Road Home’ was launched in 2015 to advocate for and strengthen veterans and emergency first responders health and wellbeing research in Australia