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.

Advocacy

 

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.

Future of Physiotherapy White Paper

APA_value_of_physio_whitepaper

2022 Federal Election

2022 Federal Election

Rural and regional health

Rural and regional health

Ahpra

Ahpra

Disability

Disability

Reconciliation

Reconciliation
 

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.

  • 03 Dec, 2022

A New Program for In-Home Aged Care Discussion Paper

Submission by the Australian Physiotherapy Association

November 2022

  • 03 Dec, 2022

Aged Care Quality Standards Survey Response

Submission by the Australian Physiotherapy Association

November 2022

  • 03 Dec, 2022

Input to Victorian Government Workforce Strategy

Submission by the Australian Physiotherapy Association (Victoria Branch)

November 2022

  • 03 Dec, 2022

Our advocacy priorities for the 2022 Victorian Election

Statement by the Australian Physiotherapy Association (Victoria Branch)

November 2022