The Deadly Physios



Join proud Kamilaroi man and APA member Cameron Edwards as he has a yarn with Deadly Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander physiotherapists from around Australia. 

Featuring music from Iowendjeri Boonwurrung Kulin man Rudi Louis Taylor-Bragge and artwork by Emma Bamblett, a descendant from the Wemba Wemba, Gunditjmara, Ngadjonji and Taungurung people, discover the magic of the oldest living culture on the earth. 

Experience the wisdom and guidance of these Deadly physios as they share their personal stories about truth-telling, connection to Country, culture and language, the power of yarning, Reconciliation and Closing the Gap.


Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander listeners are warned that the following episodes may contain the names and voices of people who are deceased.

Series 2 episodes

One: Kathryn Potter—Valuing the differences

Two: Adam Doyle—Riding the wave of Reconciliation

Three: Ellie White—Working Irnnim (together) for a brighter future

Four: Matthew Hoffman—Physiotherapy on Country

Five: Mia Beattie—Great change is happening

Six: Travis Touma—Education is key


Check out these Extra Deadly resources.


Creators: Marko Stechiwskyj and Clare Pickering
Producer: Clare Pickering
Editors: Clare Pickering and Ali Aitken
Post-production: Ali Aitken
Artwork: Emma Bamblett
Theme music: Rudi Louis Taylor-Bragge
APA Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Policy Officer: Lowana Williams
APA marketing team:  Nichola Stamatakos and Barbara Karametos
APA graphic designer: Mick Hibbert
APA communications: Claire Macuz
Website design: Eddy Kim

Thank you to The Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies for helping us locate our Country.

We would like to acknowledge the traditional custodians of the many lands across Australia and pay our respects to elders past, present and emerging. We recognise their enduring connection to the lands and waterways of this country and thank them for protecting and maintaining this country for us and future generations.