Strategic Planning Session 2017

Our 2017 Strategic Review and Planning Day was held in Melbourne today, generously hosted by our Member Speech Pathology Australia.

Topics for the Strategic Review and Planning session were:

We had invited our member associations to attend our strategic planning and were delighted to welcome the Australasian College of Health Informatics, the Australasian Veterinary Boards Council, Engineers Australia, the Australian Dental Council and the Safety Institute of Australia in joining our deliberations.


The outcomes of the Strategic Review Session included:

  • Publicise the tag-line “Unifying Alliance of Professional Associations in Australia” which had been adopted at the 2016 AGM to clearly express our purpose.
  • Re-emphasise our original incorporated name ‘Australian Council of Professions’ to eliminate any uncertainty and confusion with similarly named entities.
  • Align our logos with the above naming.
  • Undertake a ‘soft migration’ from .com.au to Professions.org.au which more precisely reflects us as an incorporated not-for-profit and public-good organisation.

Our CEO Liz Lang also signed a MOU with Tertiary Education Quality Standards Agency (TEQSA) CEO Anthony McClaren: