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ASAPO 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


AAAHP National Conference Perth 2016

Registrations Open from the 25/11/2015

Click on the CONFERENCE link for more


Attention: Discount on all New Full Memberships. From 05/10/15 - 31/12/15 all new full memberships will be reduced by $15.To receive this discount please apply the code J27NDM3K in the Discount Coupon Box when completing your membership details.

All ASAPO members attending AOTP events (other than the National Conference) in Western Australia, will be reimbursed an equivalent amount to AOTP members for the same event. e.g. AOTP members free- ASAPO members free, AOTP members $? - ASAPO members $paid the difference.
To claim this offer ASAPO members must submit their receipt , as well as the program ,for the event to the ASAPO treasurer at
Online CPD available for all ASAPO 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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