Participants sitting in the audience at the EPHEA 2019 conference in Wollongong, NSW, Australia

Equity Practitioners in
Higher Education Australasia

Advocating and influencing for positive change in the Australasian Higher Education sector.


Equity Practitioners in Higher Education Australasia (EPHEA) is the professional incorporated association for equity practitioners who work in higher education throughout Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific region. We play an essential role in tertiary education to develop and implement affirmative action programs for students and staff, manage organisational responsibilities under anti-discrimination legislation, promote cultural change within institutions, and foster an environment which values and respects diversity.


EPHEA is run by a committed volunteer Executive Committee made up of equity practitioners from across Australia and New Zealand. The committee structure is guided by the EPHEA Constitution.


Find out more about our mission, history, goals and values. You can also view our governance framework, meet the members of our Executive Committee and Chapter Coordinators.


Find out more about the biennial EPHEA conference, our Annual General Meeting and our recent submissions.


Find out more about the benefits of being an EPHEA member and how you can join. You can also read about our EPHEA lifetime members. 


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EPHEA 2022 Conference

The biennial EPHEA conference has been postponed until 2022.
We look forward to seeing you in Canberra! Find out more at our conference page



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EPHEA Conference 2022

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