Registration Details
Registration is now open. Register by 5 October to take advantage of the early bird registration offer extended to members, non-members and students.
3 Minute Research
Submissions for the 3 Minute Research session are now open. In this session, selected researchers will have 3 minutes to discuss their research project. Submissions close 12 October
Provisional Program
The provisional program is now available. The program will continue to be updated as planning proceeds. We recommend checking the website regularly for the latest information.

Welcome from ACIPC President


On behalf of the Board of Directors, it gives me great pleasure to invite you to join us for ACIPC 2018 in Brisbane, Australia.

ACIPC 2018 promises a wealth of interest as we tackle the challenges and embrace the opportunities for the future of our profession. Held at the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre, ACIPC 2018 will broker new dimensions and frontiers in education, research and practice in infection prevention and control. And where better to do so than in Brisbane, the capital city of Queensland. Ranked within the top 10 cities worldwide for lifestyle and talent, Brisbane – Australia’s New World City is an outstanding destination to attend a conference and enjoy some leisure time.

More information regarding the conference including invited speakers, social events and engagement initiatives will be released via our conference website as planning proceeds. We encourage you to check the website regularly for updates.

We look forward to meeting with you at ACIPC 2018.


Professor Marilyn Cruickshank
President, Australasian College for Infection Prevention and Control

Official Journal of ACIPC

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Venue & Destination

Ranked within the top 10 cities worldwide for lifestyle and talent, Brisbane – Australia’s New World City is an outstanding destination to attend a conference and enjoy some leisure time.

The 2018 ACIPC International Conference will take place at the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre, ideally located next to Brisbane’s renowned South Bank precinct and within easy walking distance to a variety of hotels and restaurants.

Merivale St & Glenelg Street,
South Brisbane QLD 4101

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Scientific Conference Organising Committee


Sally Havers 
National Manager, Hand Hygiene Australia


Dr Andrew Stewardson
Infectious Diseases Physician and Senior Research Fellow, Monash University and Alfred Health

Dr Philip Russo
Research Fellow, Deakin University

Professor Brett Mitchell
Professor of Nursing, Discipline of Nursing, Director of the Lifestyle Research Centre, Avondale College of Higher Education
Editor in Chief, Infection Disease and Health

Professor Allen Cheng
Director, Infection Prevention and Healthcare Epidemiology Unit, Alfred Health
Infectious Diseases Physician, Department of Infectious Diseases, The Alfred Hospital
Professor, Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University

Annie Wells
Assistant Director of Nursing, Public Health Services, Tasmania Department of Health and Human Services

Dr Deborough Macbeth
Assistant Director of Nursing, Infection Control, Gold Coast Hospital & Health Service

Dr Andie Lee
Infectious Diseases Physician and Microbiologist, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital  Sydney


About the College

The ACIPC is the peak body for Infection Prevention and Control professionals in the Australasian region. Our stated vision is the prevention and control of infection in our communities. We commenced in January 2012 bringing together the various State and Territory infection control associations formerly in AICA (The Australian Infection Control Association) to support and encourage collaboration across Australasia.

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