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Best Large Stand Award – Gama Healthcare

Best Small Stand Award – Gojo Australasia

Best Poster (as judged by and appointed judging panel) – “Establishing progressive attitudes and commitment in understanding hand hygiene in the Post Anaesthetic Care Unit” – Bredon Heley

Best Poster (delegates’ choice) – “T.R.Y program” – Joshua Philp

Elaine Graham Robertson Award – “The role of chlorhexidine in reducing catheter associated urinary tract infection: a randomised controlled study” – Brett Mitchell

Official Journal of ACIPC

Thank you from the ACIPC President


On behalf of the Board of Directors, thank you for attending ACIPC 2018 Conference in Brisbane, Australia.

We look forward to welcoming you to Perth, Western Australia for the 2019 Conference.

Please join the mailing list to receive the most up to date information as planning proceeds.

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

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2018 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

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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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