• 24 Jul, 2024

Draft recommendations and Good Practice Points from the Australian Fall Prevention Guidelines

Report by Australian Physiotherapy Association

March 2024

  • 24 Jul, 2024

Strengthened Aged Care Quality Standards Guidance Consultation

Report by Australian Physiotherapy Association

April 2024

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Don’t shy away from the most debilitating impacts of menopause, APA tells Senate Inquiry

Investing in women's health is not just a matter of fairness—it is a critical driver of societal and economic wellbeing. Research has consistently shown that when women’s health needs are met, societies prosper. At this week’s Senate Inquiry into Issues Related to Perimenopause and Menopause, policymakers were asked not to shy away from addressing the most debilitating symptoms of menopause amidst growing public awareness of its impact on women’s lives.  

  • 24 Jul, 2024

New Aged Care Act Exposure Draft

Submission by Australian Physiotherapy Association

March 2024

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Menopause Inquiry opportunity to remove stigma and shame in menopausal health

The Australian Physiotherapy Association (APA) has called for the Federal Government to invest in credible and effective primary healthcare, helping end the unnecessary suffering experienced by women during perimenopause and menopause.

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APA calls for healthcare reform in Tasmania ahead of state election

The Australian Physiotherapy Association (APA) is calling on Tasmanian political parties to prioritise healthcare reform, highlighting the need to address patient wait times and intervene for the needs of the population across the state ahead of the upcoming election.  

APA National President Scott Willis has worked in regional Tasmania for over 30 years, he says the state’s healthcare model needs to evolve to better meet the needs of its population. Funding physiotherapy services is part of this evolution. 

  • 24 Jul, 2024

Expansion of the National Aged Care Mandatory Quality Indicator Program

Submission by Australian Physiotherapy Association

February 2024

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New initiative to address physical health lag in ageing LGBTQ+ community

February 2024

A new collaboration between ACON and Gymnastics NSW seeks to bolster physical well-being among older LGBTQ+ 55 and over through tailored programming addressing longstanding access barriers.