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Who & Why?


Please note that this page will show information from the 2017 conference until it is updated for the 2018 event. In the meantime, get a risk-free super early bird registration for Brisbane, 17-19 August 2018!  Risk-free means you can cancel at any time for a full refund until after the full program comes out.


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. They 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. Sanitarium passionately promotes full, abundant and ‘wholistic’ living that nourishes the whole being through a range of products, events and free accessible resources and nutrition advice. Find out more at www.sanitarium.com.au.

Media partners

6minutes is a fast and furious news source for busy Australian doctors and allied health professionals. Their medical writers ensure the short, sharp and topical newsletter arrives in your inbox by 6am every Monday to Friday. 6minutes covers the serious stuff that doctors need to know but it’s also famous for its quirky bent and irreverent tone. To learn more, visit www.6minutes.com.au.

armchair_logoArmchair Medical’s wish was to overcome the tyranny of distance and deliver massive amounts of outstanding educational content in a timely manner to rural and remote GPs. Armchair Medical exists to deliver a wide variety of content subject matter experts in a format that is easy to consume and engaging to watch. To learn more, visit www.armchairmedical.com.

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. They 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. To learn more, visit www.australiandoctor.com.au.

Medical_Observer_logoMedical Observer’s mission is to keep you informed and connected with breaking news and opinion. For nearly 30 years, their dedicated journalists and Doctors have brought readers the most important developments in clinical practice, research and politics. Their website delivers a personalised stream of breaking news, features and practice-shaping opinion – all tailored to each reader’s interests. To learn more, visit www.medicalobserver.com.au.

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. To learn more, visit www.pharmacynews.com.au.

Graphic recording services at the conference will be provided by Sketch Videos. As well as taking colourful, real-time, visual notes, the Sketch Videos team are experts at creating compelling animated videos that simplify the complex. They are passionate about visualising stories in the health sector, and have worked with hospitals, universities, Primary Health Networks, and others. Check out more of their work at sketchvideos.com.au.


BC-Logo-PMS-Gold+BlueBioCeuticals is Australia’s leading provider of nutritional and therapeutic supplements. Renowned for manufacturing and delivering high quality integrative medicines to healthcare practitioners, BioCeuticals aims to consistently raise the standards of natural-based therapies. BioCeuticals has a strong commitment to research, functional formulas and reliable practitioner support. Their supplements are recognised by qualified healthcare practitioners as well as patients. Visit www.bioceuticals.com.au for more.

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

UH-IMGateway Logo_transparentThe Integrative Medicine Gateway (IMgateway), owned and developed by UnityHealth, is a unique information resource for health professionals. By collaboratively working with reputable and independent organisations, the IMgateway technology acts to disseminate quality information, research and education – to promote the integration of evidence-based complementary medicine with conventional medicine. To learn more, visit www.imgateway.net.

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. They promote clinically relevant science with their appointed team of experts with extensive experience in research, clinical practice, and product development. Visit www.medlab.co for more.


Clinical Labs is a leader in traditional molecular testing and new technologies. Clinical Labs’ investment in science and technology has enabled them to re-shape traditional pathology with innovations in precision and personalised medicine. They 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.

Laverty Pathology is a comprehensive medical laboratory and pathology practice. Laverty’s mission is to deliver better insights into the health of more Australians. Their team consisting of over 2000 specialist pathologists, PhDs, scientists, phlebotomists, couriers and support personnel sees their role as partnering with their referring doctors to better each patient’s care. To learn more, visit www.laverty.com.au.


Metagenics is the number one provider of Practitioner only Natural Medicines in Australia and New Zealand and provides high quality products and professional education based on cutting edge research for optimal clinical results.

The Metagenics mission; Helping people live happier, healthier lives is achieved with the best products, education and service. To learn more, visit www.metagenics.com.au.



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.

AtCor Medical develops and markets products for the early detection of target organ damage and management of cardiovascular and renal disease. Its technology allows researchers and clinicians to noninvasively measure the central arterial pressure waveform, central aortic pressures and pulse wave velocity. Visit www.atcormedical.com to learn more.

biologicaltherapiesBiological Therapies has over 40 years of sterile manufacturing experience. All Biological Therapies’ products are manufactured under the strict PIC/S Code of GMP (the highest international GMP standards). They ensure that their clients’ expectations are continually exceeded by delivering the highest quality products, providing a friendly and reliable customer support network and very competitive pricing. Visit www.biologicaltherapies.com.au for more information.

Bio-Practica is an Australian owned practitioner-only brand, founded by expert health practitioners dedicated to empowering and supporting healthcare professionals in their clinical setting with innovative integrative and complementary therapeutic solutions. Key products in Bio-Practica range include: Magnesium Diasporal, TOXAPREVENT, BASICA, ProBiome PLUS, Femme FORTE, Adrenergy FORTE. To learn more, visit www.biopractica.com.au.

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.

Education in Nutrition provide independent, evidence-based webinars presented by national and international nutrition experts. Each of the over 160 recorded webinars in their library comes with suggested further reading and assessment questions for your CPD. Their health professional survey revealed that webinars improve confidence, clarify knowledge, and ensure practice is current. Visit www.educationinnutrition.com.au to learn more.

Fitgenes’ philosophy is your overall health, wellbeing and performance are primarily determined by the basic building blocks of your body and the messages that your genes within these cells send. Fitgenes offer DNA-based, personalised health and wellbeing programs via our network of degree qualified practitioners. Their practitioners are trained to deliver personalised and targeted healthcare programs that can assist with meeting your health goals. Visit www.fitgenes.com to learn more.

MediKane is dedicated to retaining Australian technology. MediKane have a relationship with Macquarie University, including the Australian Proteomics Analysis Facility, and involvement in numerous successful spinoff biotechnology and food companies. MediKane is developing a range of ‘food as medicine’ products to assist health using high quality natural food ingredients, scientifically characterized and clinically tested. To learn more, visit www.medikane.com.au.

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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, find the product you need with their ‘Prescribing Guide’, and easily compare differing products with their ‘Product Comparison’ feature. You can also view upcoming seminars, educational podcasts and probiotic research. For more information go to www.npod.com.au.

Nutrigenomix 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.


NutriPATH is a privately owned medical laboratory that specialises in the area of functional health and wellbeing pathology testing. Their functional pathology and routine pathology tests will assist all complementary healthcare practitioners in identifying the underlying cause of illness as well as providing tools for the prevention of disease and premature ageing. NutriPATH is the anti‐ageing and integrative medical practitioners’ one‐stop‐shop. To learn more, visit www.nutripath.com.au.

Nutrition Australia is a non-government, non-profit, community based-organisation with offices throughout Australia. Nutrition Australia is an independent, member organisation that aims to promote the health and wellbeing of all Australians.

The Australian Nutrition Foundation Inc was founded in 1979, became incorporated in 1981, and commenced trading as Nutrition Australia in 2001. Nutrition Australia continues the work of the Australian Nutrition Foundation (ANF) as Australia’s peak community nutrition education body, to provide scientifically based nutrition information to encourage all Australians to achieve optimal health through food variety and physical activity. Visit www.nutritionaustralia.org to learn more.

Nutrisearch was created to provide innovative and high-quality practitioner-only products & services, supporting practitioners with effective products and protocols which in turn create reliable and measurable results for their clients. Nutrisearch has expanded to provide Integrative Pathology testing along with world-class educational services. Visit www.nutrisearch.co.nz to learn more.

ORGANIC INDIA is a social enterprise offering organic products. ORGANIC INDIA’s founders idea was to establish a sustainable business model to support the livelihood of thousands of impoverished farmers in India by providing training and education, enabling self-sufficiency and skills that could be passed on to future generations. To learn more, visit www.organicindia.com.au.

pressed-juicesPressed Juices are cold-pressed juices, smoothies, tonics and nut mylks, with no added sugar, preservatives or additives. Their 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, their drinks assist us to remain healthy and nourished! To learn more, visit www.pressedjuices.com.au.

rachel-arthur2Rachel Arthur is a qualified naturopath specialising in nutrition. Rachel possesses a wealth of nutritional knowledge, which has accumulated over the years through conscientious attention to research and her ongoing clinical experience. In addition, Rachel has been actively engaged in a variety of other capacities, including lecturing, writing and corporate health. To learn more, visit www.rachelarthur.com.au.

República Organic creates products like Fairtrade and Organic Coffee, Biodegradable Nespresso Coffee Pods, Superfood Mixes and Sugar Free Drinking Chocolate.

Our mission is to make ethical and sustainably sourced products affordable and accessible for Australian consumers and businesses, which we have proudly been doing since 2007, when Jacqueline Arias created República Organic. Visit www.republicaorganic.com.au for more information.

ResearchNutrition300Research Nutrition is a Brisbane-based company which globally sources the highest quality nutritional supplements and world-leading functional testing services. Their 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. They 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.