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Who & Why?


Our thanks go to our conference sponsors and exhibitors without which this event would simply not be possible. Organisations wishing to exhibit at the conference should contact us as early as possible as exhibition space is limited and will sell out well ahead of the event.


cobramestateCobram Estate is a leader in Australian Extra Virgin Olive Oil. We can guarantee the health benefits of Cobram Estate EVOO because – it is made from premium olive varieties grown in our Australian grove, picked at optimum ripeness, and cold pressed within 6 hours of harvest. This is the Cobram Estate Promise. To learn more, visit www.cobramestate.com.au.

Nutrition Care Pharmaceuticals was established 40 years ago by Professor Ian Brighthope and remains as one of Australia’s exclusive companies in its ability to both formulate and manufacture onsite, evidenced-based therapeutic nutraceutical medicines for the ‘Practitioner Only’ market. Nutrition care is committed to providing exceptional educational programs, the development of high-quality innovative therapeutics and outstanding research programs to further understand and provide clinical evidence for available treatments, in particular probiotics amongst other key health categories.  Find out more at www.nutritioncare.com.au.


sanitariumSanitarium Health and Wellbeing is uniquely positioned with its longevity of single ownership for more than 118 years as an Australian owned and operated company, committed to sharing health and hope for a better life.

Sanitarium passionately promotes full, abundant and ‘wholistic’ living that nourishes the whole being – body, mind, heart and spirit through a range of products, events and free accessible resources and nutrition advice for people to live a healthy lifestyle.

Its market-leading plant-based products include Weet-Bix, Up&Go and the So Good range of dairy-free milk alternatives, offering truly nourishing foods that meet the needs of consumers and inspire healthy food choices. Find out more at www.sanitarium.com.au.

Media partners

aust-docAustralian Doctor believes general practice is the cornerstone of the Australian health system, and recognises that quality primary care is a major determinant of the health of a society. We acknowledge the challenges faced by general practitioners within the complex Australian healthcare system, and use our voice to enhance the work and lives of GPs and their patients. We inform, educate and engage Australian GPs about all aspects of their professional lives, foster the GP community, lead discussion and work for a strong general practice. Visit Australian Doctor.

armchair_logoArmchair Medical was developed to overcome the tyranny of distance and deliver outstanding educational content in a timely manner (sometimes even live) to GPs, regardless of location.

We knew the content needed to be enjoyable to “consume” and reward the natural curiosity that educated adult learners bring to their learning experiences. There is something natural and engaging watching an expert discuss a topic they are passionate about.

Armchairmedical.tv exists to deliver a wide variety of content from Australian and international subject matter experts in a format that is easy to consume and engaging to watch. Lectures are delivered directly to your in box regardless of where you live and practice, allowing you to learn from wherever you are.

Visit Armchair Medical.

Medical_Observer_logoOur mission is to keep you informed and connected with breaking news and opinion across a broad range of topics. For nearly 30 years, our dedicated journalists and Doctors have brought readers the most important developments in clinical practice, research and politics. Our new website continues this proud tradition delivering a personalised stream of breaking news, features and practice-shaping opinion – all tailored to each reader’s interests. If it’s important to primary care and happening now, you’ll read it first in Medical Observer.

pharmacy-newsPharmacy News has been the information source for pharmacy since 1967. Pharmacy News consistently breaks stories, delivers deeper news features, showcases thought-provoking and influential opinion writers, has the most readable clinical section and business and retail case studies to complete the picture.


BC-Logo-PMS-Gold+BlueBioCeuticals is Australia’s leading provider of practitioner-only nutritional and therapeutic supplements. As a progressive force in integrative health, BioCeuticals believes practitioner advice is key to optimal health treatment outcomes.

BioCeuticals is dedicated to allied healthcare professionals and is committed to research, functional formulas and practitioner support programs. Our brand is guided by the principles of quality, innovation and integrity, and our products are based on naturopathic and evidence-based medicine.

Leaders in innovative supplements, integrative health, research and practitioner support. Visit www.bioceuticals.com.au for more.

Eagle is one of Australia’s first ‘Practitioner Only’ natural healthcare companies, we’ve built our leading reputation on the quality of our precision formulations and our focus on helping Australians achieve better health. Our passion for developing natural therapies continues to be driven by the positive impact these formulations can have on your life, something we’ve witnessed for over 50 years. To learn more, visit www.eaglenaturalhealth.com.au

UH-IMGateway Logo_transparentUnityHealth is an independent health information, education and technology consulting services company, specialising in Integrative Medicine. We aim to empower practitioners and healthcare professionals to combine the best of conventional and complementary medicines through the provision of our leading online education resources, IMgateway and iTherapeutics.

Through our active working partnerships with leading organisations, we provide the necessary tools and resources to assist practitioners, pharmacists, allied health professionals and industry providers deliver the best possible health outcomes. Since 1998, UnityHealth has been instrumental in a number of innovative medical resources and information tools for practitioners and their patients, in the area of evidence-based complementary medicine.

Medlab is an Australian certified research company experienced in microbiome research that is being applied towards developing scientific-based medicines. Medlab was born from the need to provide effective medical interventions and improving the lives of those with chronic disease. We promote clinically relevant science with our appointed team of experts with extensive experience in research, clinical practice, product development; providing practitioners with access to the latest innovations and unique, targeted formulations that align disease to evidence-based treatments.  Visit www.medlab.co for more.


Clinical Labs is a leader in traditional molecular testing and new technologies. Our investment in science and technology has enabled us to re-shape traditional pathology with innovations in precision and personalised medicine. We support practitioners and patients through innovation and technology to help manage patients’ health, quickly, efficiently and confidentially. To learn more, visit www.clinicallabs.com.au/functional-pathology.

The Healthy Weight for Life (HWFL) program is a proven and reproducible intensive weight loss and lifestyle modification protocol that underpins a suite of comprehensive disease management programs for osteoarthritis, type 2 diabetes, sleep apnoea and CVD. It is delivered nationally following medical referral. To learn more, visit www.healthyweightforlife.com.au.

metagenics250Metagenics is the ‘practitioner only’ products division of Health World Limited – the Australian and New Zealand leader in research and development of specialised nutritional supplements for healthcare professionals.

To Metagenics, being the industry leader is about being the leader in the eyes of the practitioner – a position that can only be earned through consistent efforts to provide the most effective, highest quality products available, exciting innovations to the industry, consistent effective clinical results and the best service, support and education in our field.

In short, Metagenics believes the industry leader should set the standards to which its competitors aspire.

Metagenics – helping people live happier, healthier lives.



a2 Milk™ may assist patients with digestive well-being, because it does not contain the A1 beta-casein protein which other commercially available cows’ milk contains.To learn more, visit www.a2nutrition4professionals.com.au.

biologicaltherapiesBiological Therapies has over 40 years of sterile manufacturing experience, a TGA-licenced facility that produces TGA registered products under strict PIC/S Code of GMP.

Today Biological therapies occupies more than 90 000 square meters of factory space which includes separate sterile and non-sterile manufacturing facilities, chemical, microbiological and research and development laboratories, despatch area, warehousing and administration offices. The company currently employs around 40 staff.

Biological Therapies is totally committed to its clients. We ensure that our client’s expectations are continually exceeded by delivering the highest quality products, providing a friendly and reliable customer support network and very competitive pricing.

Biological Therapies is a pioneer in its field with a commitment to innovation and cutting edge product development. With international markets, Biological Therapies prides itself on being able to tailor solutions to meet market and individual customer requirements.  Visit www.biologicaltherapies.com for more information.

Welcome to Compounded Pty Ltd, a pharmacy that combines the science of pharmacy and the art of innovation. Compounded stands out as a leader in pharmacy compounding solutions for patients with unique medical needs by carefully preparing quality custom medications for Gut/Brain, BHRT, Sleep, Stress, Obesity, Nutraceuticals, Sport medicine and more. To learn more, visit www.compoundedmedication.com.au.

FXMed150FxMed provides healthcare practitioners with cutting-edge nutritional research and products used by the world’s leading clinicians and research institutions. We partner with natural healthcare practitioners and support them with:

  • Pure and high quality nutritional supplements
  • Science backed nutrition research, to enhance health and preserve vitality for their clients

FxMed represents leading nutritional companies such as Thorne Research, Pure Encapsulations, Xymogen, Metabolic Maintenance, Nordic Naturals, Researched Nutritionals, Gaia Herbs & Ayush Herbs. We provide Australian practitioners an easy to use ‘patient ordering system.’ Our Technical Services Team comprises of qualified Naturopaths & Medical Herbalists. They are complemented by our Consultant who is an Integrative Medical Practitioner. FxMed offers ongoing practitioner education through webinars and seminars.

For more information please visit www.fxmed.co.nz.

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nPod is the comprehensive prescribing manual for Australian and New Zealand health professionals and colleges.  Instantly view prescribing information on all practitioner-only supplements; over 60 brands.  Find the product you need with our prescribing guide, search and easy product comparison tools.  View upcoming seminars, educational podcasts and probiotic research.  You’ll never need a hard copy manual again!

nPod is designed from the perspective of the practitioner and is not affiliated with any health company manufacturer or distributor advertising on the site.  For more information go to www.npod.com.au

nutrigenomix_logo-ENG-tagline-600Nutrigenomix Inc. is a University of Toronto biotechnology start-up company that is dedicated to empowering healthcare professionals and their clients with comprehensive, reliable, genomic information to improve health through personalised nutrition. Our comprehensive genetic test consists of 45 genetic markers that can impact weight loss & body composition, nutrient metabolism, heart health, food intolerances, and eating habits.

Our international Science Advisory Board (SAB) consists of some of the most distinguished global researchers in the field of nutrigenomics and personalised nutrition. We are committed to ensuring that our genetic tests and nutrition recommendations are based on the most robust scientific evidence.

Our service is now available through over 3,000 healthcare professionals in 22 countries and our personalised nutrition reports are available in 7 languages. The customised reports are based on cutting-edge research and stringent standards of scientific evidence. We provide complete training and on-going support for healthcare professionals. For more information on becoming an authorised provider visit us at www.nutrigenomix.com.

pressed-juicesPressed Juices are cold-pressed juices, smoothies, tonics and nut mylks, with no added sugar, preservatives or additives. Our juices are unpasterisered and made fresh daily to ensure the maximum amount of nutrients are retained. With approximately 1kg of fresh produce in a bottle, our drinks assist us to remain healthy and nourished! To learn more, visit www.pressedjuices.com.au.

rachel-arthur2Rachel Arthur is a leader in integrative nutrition and has been actively delivering her unique and empowering style of education for over 10 years. A contributing author to key integrative texts such as ‘Herbs and Natural Supplements – An Evidence Based Guide’  (Braun & Cohen) and frequently called upon to speak at medical & integrative conferences alike, her extraordinary depth of knowledge and engaging delivery style, make her contribution to practitioners’ nutrition knowledge-base substantial.  Her most popular presentations are available to purchase as CDs and DVDs, with accompanying electronic notes. Rachel also offers a subscription service to receive a monthly podcast, “Update in Under 30” to help you keep abreast of the latest must-knows in integrative medicine, with a range of great  topics delivered fresh to your inbox!  Find out more.

ResearchNutrition300Research Nutrition is a Brisbane-based company which globally sources the highest quality nutritional supplements and world-leading functional testing services. Our purpose is to assist practitioners in providing patient-directed treatment rather than disease-directed, by successfully combining functional diagnostic testing with evidence-based supplementation. To learn more, visit www.prac.researchnutrition.com.au.

Wedderburn was established in 1896 and remains a 100% Australian owned family business. We supply a wide range of professional medical equipment that is engineered for accuracy and designed for patient comfort. This includes scales for patient weighing, height measurement instrumentation and Tanita Bio Impedance Analysers, the gold standard in body composition scales.  Visit www.wedderburn.com.au for more.

wellness-coaching-australiaWellness Coaching Australia is Australia’s leading health and wellness coach training organisation, having trained over 3000 health and wellness professionals in the last ten years.  Run by a team of passionate people with a wide diversity of experience in both coaching and health and wellness, WCA is at the forefront of an industry that is poised to grow rapidly.

Meeting the needs of many, their training program draw from theories of Coaching Psychology, Behaviour Change and Positive Psychology and is essential  training for anyone working with clients who may be resistant to, or struggle with, behaviour change. .  Wellness Coaching is a holistic and structured approach and will assist many who suffer debilitating conditions as well being a huge factor in preventing further increases in poor health due to lifestyle habits.

Visit Wellness Coaching Australia for more.