Event information

Event date 20 Aug 2022 to 05 Oct 2022
Multiple locations
Who should attend
  • GPs
  • Specialist Consultant
  • Owners of a private practice
  • People working in a private practice (i.e. Practice Managers)
  • $150 for a member
  • $300 for a non-member
  • Free for Toolkit subscribers (1 ticket per subscription)

For questions regarding the event or registrations, please contact registrations@amaq.com.au.

Private Practice Seminar Series

AMA Queensland’s Workplace Relations team has created a Private Practice Series that will cover Risky Business topics when running a private practice. Our team is working with our Corporate Partners and Local Medical Association (LMAs) all over Queensland to find out what local issues you are facing and finding speaker and panellists to support these seminar sessions.

Agenda: We will be talking about Payroll tax, Service Agreements and much more. Details to be advised in the upcoming weeks.


  • Saturday 28 May: Brisbane - complete
  • Saturday 11 June: Townsville 
    Please note this event has been postponed due to a conflicting medical event on the same date. A new date to be advised later in the year.
  • Saturday 20 August: Toowoomba
  • Saturday 22 October: Gold Coast
  • Saturday 5th November: Sunshine Coast

Our Workplace Relations Team and expert speaker (TBA) will host the seminar. This is a must attend event to assist practice owners, GPs, specialists, and practice managers learn about the risks you can come across when running a private practice and what you can do about them. 

Keynote speakers and panellists will cover risky business topics: setting up for practice success, service agreements, and payroll tax. The panellists will cover local issues being faced by GPs and specialists such as the implications technology has had on private practice since COVID-19 and difficulties COVID-19 has brought to practices (i.e. recruitment and vaccine clinics).

Event times

  • 8:30am - 9am: Guest arrival (registration/coffee/tea)
  • 9am - 9:15am: Welcome and introduction (AMA Queensland Workplace Relations Team and expert speaker TBA)
  • 9:15am - 9:45am: Presentation (Credabl - Finance 101: Setting up for Practice Success)
  • 9:45am - 10:15am: Presentation (Hillhouse - Service Agreements)
  • 10:15am - 10:45am: Morning Tea on the balcony with beautiful river and city views
  • 10:45am - 11:30am: Presentation (Cutcher and Neale - Payroll Tax and Medical Practices)
  • 11:30am - 12:00pm: Toowoomba Panel
  • 12pm: END
Presenter: Nicole Brown, Partner at Cutcher and Neale

Speaker topic: Reviewing Private Practice Arrangements

  • Getting your medical practice structure right
  • Budgeting and KPIs
  • Payroll tax and potential issues for medical practices engaging medical practitioners under service arrangements
  • Things to consider as you approach the end of the financial year 
Presenter: Robert Lamb, Director at Hillhouse Legal Partners

Speaker key points:

  • Advantages and disadvantages of individual contractors versus employees
  • Potential risks and issues surrounding individual contractors
  • The law and recent developments for individual contractor matters
  • What working arrangement will suit your practice


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Please note any dietary requirements for catering purposes or accessibility if required.