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Minister Reynolds must immediately halt harmful NDIS changes

The Australian Physiotherapy Association (APA) calls on the new Minister for the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS), the Hon Senator Linda Reynolds, to place an immediate hold on p

Landmark report confirms economic value of physiotherapy

A landmark report released by the Australian Physiotherapy Association (APA) provides irrefutable evidence of the cost effectiveness a

Proposed Independent Assessment tool is another kick in the guts to NDIS participants

The Australian Physiotherapy Association (APA) is calling on the federal government to immediately cease plans to introduce independent assessments (IA) and take the necessary steps to upho

  • Mar 16 2021

National Disability Insurance Scheme Consultations

Submission by the Australian Physiotherapy Association

February 2021

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.

Should AINs Be Providing Therapeutic Massage To Frail Injured Residents?

Vanessa Jessup is the chair of the Australian Physiotherapy Association’s gerontology physiotherapy group, and is an advocate for achieving the best health outcomes for aged care residents.

NDIS tiered pricing model scrapped as a result of strong physio advocacy

The Australian Physiotherapy Association (APA) welcomes the announcement from the National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA) that it will scrap its tiered-pricing model in favour of a more sustainable increased hourly rate for physiotherapists working with and treating the complex health needs of Australians living with significant disabilities.

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