APA Advocacy News
The APA Advocacy News provides you with a regular update aimed at giving you an overview of the latest announcements, advocacy efforts, emerging issues and resources relevant for the profession.
Updated 16 December 2021
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Monday 24 May 2021 – Federal Budget 2021-22 and latest in advocacy news
The Federal Budget has been handed down with significant investment in key areas of health and aged care. It included many positive announcements and the APA welcomes many of the funding initiatives. However, significant investment must be accompanied by reform. It is clear the government remains GP-centric. We look forward to working with the government on its primary and preventative health agenda.
2021: The year ahead in advocacy
The APA Policy and Government Relations Team has set goals and agendas for 2021. There are set agendas that are reflected in the APA Policy and Advocacy Strategy 2020-23. This is our four-pillar approach, targeting access, scope, funding and workforce.
2020: A year to remember in advocacy
COVID-19 may have put many areas of life on hold this year, but the APA’s advocacy has never been busier or more successful.
In this edition of the Advocacy News for 2020 we look back at the advocacy highlights of 2020 with thanks to the countless members who have generously contributed their time and expertise to advance the profession.