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High performance animals deserve highest quality care

The Australian Physiotherapy Association (APA) is aware of many instances where practitioners claiming to perform physiotherapy on animals have no such qualification or skill.

Parents urged to increase children’s activity levels and participation in sports to protect their mental health

The Australian Physiotherapy Association (APA) is urging parents and caregivers of children and adolescents returning to school next week to ensure they are keeping active and participating

Vital for physiotherapists to be included in priority vaccine rollout

The Australian Physiotherapy Association (APA) is calling on the federal government to ensure the inclusion of physiotherapists as frontline health workers in the priority list for COVID-19

School is out for the year, time to get our kids engaged in more risky play for physical and cognitive development

After a year heavily impacted by the global pandemic, many Australian children have had their physical activity limited in some way.

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

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