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ADVOCACY

 
The APA believes that all Australians deserve equal access to safe, high quality, evidence based care. We are the only organisation in Australia that advocates exclusively for the interests of physiotherapists and physiotherapy clients.We advocate for service efficiency, research-informed treatment modalities and practitioner scope of practice. Our advocacy covers direct lobbying with members of parliament and key stakeholders. We actively participate in education forums and develop strategic discussion papers, position statements and formal submissions, prepared in collaboration with our membership.
 
Choose from the links below to find out more about us.
 

Our priorities

Our advocacy covers direct lobbying with members of parliament and key stakeholders. We actively participate in education forums and develop strategic discussion papers, position statements and formal submissions, prepared in collaboration with our membership.

2022 Federal Election

Rural and regional health

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Disability

Reconciliation

Economic value of physiotherapy

 

Submissions

Part of the process of writing a submission may involve consulting with relevant members. We consult as widely as possible and frequently speak to the APA groups to get a broad range of opinions and expert feedback.

We encourage all our members to join the APA groups and contribute to our work.

  • Mar 18 2022

Royal Commission into Defence and Veteran Suicide - Submission and Proposed Recommendations

Submission by the Australian Physiotherapy Association

March 2022

  • Feb 27 2022

Current Scheme Implementation and Forecasting for the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS)

Supplementary submission by the Australian Physiotherapy Association

February 2022

  • Jan 28 2022

Federal Election 2022

Submission by the Australian Physiotherapy Association

January 2022

  • Nov 29 2021

Current Scheme Implementation and Forecasting for the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS)

Submission by the Australian Physiotherapy Association

November 2021

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