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Physical health of people with dementia neglected with tragic consequences

Accidental falls are a leading cause of death in people living with dementia, yet less than 0.25 per cent of the $3 billion dementia health budget is spent on care that can prevent them.

Mental Health Committee told physiotherapists must be included in mental health reform

Speaking before the Select Committee on Mental Health and Suicide Prevention on 26 July, Australian Physiotherapy Association (APA) National President, Scott Willis outlined the vital role physiotherapy training plays in multidisciplinary and inter-disciplinary care, but emphasised how Australia’s mental health system limits this care by not properly investing in, and promoting, team based care.

  • Jul 09 2021

Joint Response to the NDIA Request for Information on Designing an Early Childhood Assistive Technology (AT) Approach

Submission by the Australian Physiotherapy Association

July 2021

  • Jun 26 2021

Purpose, intent and adequacy of the Disability Support Pension

To: Community Affairs References Committee

Submission by the Australian Physiotherapy Association

June 2021

  • May 30 2021

NDIS Interventions for children on the autism spectrum

Submission by the Australian Physiotherapy Association

May 2021

APA launches ‘With Your Physio’ campaign to help treat chronic health conditions


APA says NDIS Independent Assessments must be scrapped

The Australian Physiotherapy Association (APA) has called on the Federal Government to immediately cease the implementation of independent assessment (IA) tools into NDIS planning.

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


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