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Physiotherapists offer solutions to ease pressure on Victorian health system as new COVID wave breaks

The Australian Physiotherapy Association (APA) has written to the major parties ahead of this month’s Victorian state election with a solutions paper that outlines the potential of physiotherapists to alleviate pressure on the health system, and better support Victorians managing long COVID.

APA President Scott Willis says long wait times, fragmented services and affordability factors significantly impact access to essential care for a number of high-priority groups within the state.

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Australian Physiotherapy Association awarded Association of the Year

The Australian Physiotherapy Association (APA) took out the top prize at the annual Association Awards Dinner held this week in Sydney by Associations Forum.

The Association Awards recognise excellence and accomplishment by associations and outstanding individuals.

APA President Scott Willis says the award is a testament to the quality and scope of services the APA provides its members and the recognition brings great pride to the association’s staff, board, members and external partners.

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Federal Budget lays foundations to deliver high-value care

The first Federal Budget delivered this week by the Labor Government puts the right economic outcome above a political one and sets Australia back on a path to reforming the health system.

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NDIS pricing should be about quality, outcomes and sustainability not a race to the bottom

The Australian Physiotherapy Association (APA) represents a key workforce of National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) service providers and welcomes the priority the new government is placing on representation and reform of the scheme, to restore it to its founding promise: choice and control for participants.