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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.

PHI natural therapies reform

Medicare benefits_schedule

National Disability_Insurance Scheme

Reconciliation

Digital health

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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.

  • Aug 02 2018

SIRA submission

SIRA gazette provider fees - 2016 (travel reimbursement)
March 2016

  • Aug 02 2018

APA submission to Healty Tasmania Five Year Strategic Plan

Feedback on Healthy Tasmania Five Year Strategic Plan – Community Consultation Draft
Presented to the Department of Health and Human Services, Tasmania

February 2016

 

  • Aug 02 2018

DVA review of dental and allied health arrangements

Department of Veterans’ Affairs Dental and Allied Health Review
Presented to the Department of Veterans’ Affairs (DVA)
February 2016

  • Aug 02 2018

APA feedback on proposed models of care for rehabilitation SA

Proposed models of care for rehabilitation at TQEH for:

  • General Rehabilitation
  • SABIRS Inpatient Rehabilitation
  • SASCIS Service

January 2016

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