The Health and Life Group has the following divisions and a total over 60 staff nationally.


David Dahm BA(Acc.) FCPA,CTA, FFin, FAAPM, CPM, FGLG
Health and Life National CEO and founding Director, Health and Life Pty Ltd  Adelaide

David is the Director and founder of Health and Life Pty Ltd, which was established in 1991 as Australian Clinical Practice Managers. He previously worked for the international chartered accounting firm KPMG. He specialises and presents nationally in areas such as practice restructuring, asset protection and succession planning.

He also worked as a national financial analyst for the National Primary Care Collaborative and has been involved in setting national financial and quality benchmarks for primary care access. David is a regular industry commentator and presenter on business management issues that affect the healthcare industry for the Medical Journal of Australia, Medical Observer, Australian Doctor, and GP Business Essentials. David’s interests are his family, fitness, fishing and social entrepreneurship!

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About me: David Dahm BA (Acc.), CA., FCPA, CTA, FFin, CPM, FAAPM, FAIM, FGLF.

Chartered Accountant, Chartered Tax Adviser, Registered Tax Agent, Former AGPAL Surveyor 10 years of service

David Dahm is CEO and founder of the national medical and healthcare chartered accounting firm Health and Life and global Founder and CEO of the not for profit project the International Healthcare Standards and Ethics Board (

After a serious work related car accident in 1989, and nine operations later I continue to be a patient and provider advocate. I enter my third decade as a national Chartered Accountant for Medical and Healthcare practices in Australia. I am a former 10-year Australian General Practice Accreditation surveyor. I come from a medico family. I have served on the AAPM national Board and was the inaugural national Chair of the Certified Practice Manager CPM post nominal. I continue to provide accounting tax and practice management advice to many practices all over Australia.

You know who you are and I thank you for this real honour and privilege to serve you and your community through you. Note, I am not a lawyer please seek appropriate legal and accounting advice. This information is for general information and discussion only.