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AAAHP promotes the professional status and recognition of its members through:

  • regular exchange of knowledge and further education for Anaesthesia Technicians/ Technologists/ APOs and Assistants to the Anaesthetists
  • working towards statutory registration
  • promoting a code of ethics for the wellbeing and safety of patients
  • enabling us to represent our profession as a major stakeholder in peri-operative issues nationally
  • development of a standardised scope of practice throughout Australia


New AAAHP facebook group only for AAAHP members 

Are the new Sponsor for the Alison Holloway Award. AAAHP would like to congratulate Carolyn O'Neil from Hollywood Private as the 2016 winner of this award. Start planning your paper for 2017. Submissions for 2017 close on the 1st of September 2017. All submissions to

Sign the petition and indicate your support for Anaesthesia Technicians to gain National Registration

AAAHP Inaugural Conference 14-16 October 2016, Perth.

The AAAHP Conference organisers and the AAAHP committee are pleased to announce that The Honourable Mr Ken Wyatt, Deputy Federal minister for Health and Aged Care is speaking at the opening of this years AAAHP National Conference.

Please Acknowledge our sponsors for this event.




AAAHP members now pay the AOTP admission for any AOTP events in WA. You'll need to pay the non-member price on the day, but scan your receipt and send to for a refund of any excess costs. For AOTP events see

The Brisbane Central Institute of Technology held its graduation ceremony on 10th December 2015. The 2015 winner was Sophyia Jestine from Queensland. See photosRead the Health Services Union NSW Article on Outgoing ASAPO President

Online CPD available for all AAAHP members. Click on the Education tab for further details

Read the ASAPO President's Report for November 2015.

See Anaesthesia technicians witnessing Schedule 8 medication transactions

Notification: Change in process for obtaining a drugs administration authority for Anaesthetic Technicians in QLD. Stakeholder notification... Application to the Chief Executive for an approval to use scheduled medicines... Controlled drugs (schedule 8)

Check out the National Code of Conduct for healthcare workers. And the 17 April communique.

See the QLD Technician Drug Administration Notification Extension

Watch this short video on the work of Anaesthetic Technicians.

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