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New aged care funding a good start, but more to be done

New Federal Government funding of physiotherapy and other allied health services to combat the impacts of COVID-19 in older Australians is a step in the right direction toward much-needed l

Physios welcome announcement of permanent telehealth funding

Today’s announcement by Federal Health Minister Greg Hunt that telehealth will be funded permanently is welcome news to the Australian Physiotherapy Association (APA) and its members.

Physio perfectly positioned to address Productivity Commission report findings on mental health

The Productivity Commission Inquiry Report on Mental Health released this week has identified the clear links between poor physical health and mental health conditions.

Proposed Royal Commission recommendations offer older Australians hope for proper treatment and care

Australia must seize the opportunity to redesign our aged care system so that it is focused wholly on the health, independence and wellbeing of older people.

Recommendations recognise importance of physiotherapy in improving quality of life of older Australians

Final proposed recommendations to the Aged Care Royal Commission have backed the Australian Physiotherapy Association’s (APA) call for an aged care system focused on improving the quality o

Royal Commission survey of aged care residents adds to chorus calling for sector reform

The Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety’s commissioned surveys of aged care residents reinforce the Australian Physiotherapy Association’s (APA) call for quality, evidence ba

Palawa man Scott Willis elected first Indigenous President of Australian Physiotherapy Association

The Australian Physiotherapy Association (APA) has announced the appointment of Palawa man Scott Willis as its 22nd national president; its first Indigenous president in the organisation’s

New MBS funding for aged care residents will save lives

The Federal Government’s immediate acceptance of the Royal Commission’s recommendation to urgently fund physiotherapists and other allied health practitioners to address health impacts of C

Physiotherapy’s peak body appoints first Indigenous President

The Australian Physiotherapy Association (APA) proudly announces the appointment of Scott Willis as its National President and current Vice President Jenny Aiken, as Chair of the Board effe

Telehealth subsidy extension welcomed by the APA

The Australian Physiotherapy Association (APA) welcomes the Australian Government’s announcement on Thursday of an extension to Medicare subsidies for telehealth services until March 31, 20

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