Social responsibility is an ethical responsibility in which each individual at Health and Life are accountable for fulfilling their civic duty, and the actions of an individual must benefit the whole of society.

We take this responsibility seriously and go beyond what we do is important to us and the community you serve .

We demonstrate this commitment in many ways.


Staff have worked on local and national not for profit boards and organisations over a number of decades. Organisations included are not limited to:

One Moment Foundation

Poverty breeds ill health and ill health breeds poverty.

Health and financial literacy is critical. It only takes one moment.

General practices are at the cornerstone of this problem and solution.

Early education and providing good nutrition of children can reduce poverty and ill health. 



International Healthcare Standards and Ethics Board not for profit project (IHSEB)

Our Vision: One patient at a time, we will improve your health and reduce preventable healthcare errors.
How we do it: By establishing a community-led not for profit independent international healthcare standards and ethics board.
Our Mission: We do this by globally centralising healthcare standards and ethics that you can understand and trust in 192 countries by 2030.

Australian Medical Association of Australia (AMA) WA

Royal Australian College of General Practice (SA)

Primary Healthcare Networks (PHN)

Australian Association of Practice Management (AAPM) (National and State Boards and Committees)

University of South Australia EQUIS Accreditation Panel

Pricel Line Stadium (formerly Netball SA/ETSA Park Stadium)

CPA Public Practice Committee (SA)


We mentor each year many students and people from all walks of life.

Chartered Accountants Australian and New Zealand (CAANZ)not for profit mentoring

CPA Australia – public practice committee and employer mentoring

Student Work Experience

Hear from our interns.

Carnegie Mellon University – Adelaide 

University of South Australia 

Flinders University of South Australia 

University of Adelaide

For more insights visit our blog.

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.