2018 Annual State HPE Conference


The 2018 ACHPER WA state annual HPE conference was held on the 26-28th November at the ECU Mount Lawley campus.

HPE educators from schools all around WA were represented, as well as various allied sports, organisations and institutions such as AISWA, Department of Education, Cath Ed, DSR, Telethon Kids Institute, Department of Health, ECU, UWA, UNDA, and Curtin, Murdoch and Monash Universities.

In all, we had over 400 visit the conference and ACHPER village over the 3 days. There were an amazing array of presenters delivering sessions in the health, Phys Ed, PE studies, and Outdoor Ed streams. The keynote presentations from Professor Dawn Penney, Milanna Herble, and Clark Wight were outstanding.

Here are the numbers:

  • 220 HPE educators
  • 69 sessions
  • 130 schools represented
  • 20% of delegates were from regional WA
  • 30 allied sports and allied organisations
  • 20 different trade exhibitors
  • a third of delegates had been teaching for >5 years
  • 90% of attendees were specialist HPE teachers
  • $3000 worth of prizes and giveaways



View the 2018 Conference Program

We thank all those involved in the conference, and look forward to further connecting with our HPE community.

If delegates would like to give feedback about the conference, please complete the survey


Thanks also go to our conference sponsors and trades stalls for their support of the event.



Save the date for the 2019 HPE Conference: 25-27 November
Put the conference in your budget for this year! If you have any wishes for topics and presenters, please contact us!