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APA calling for a nationally consistent approach to accessing physiotherapy care

While the Australian Physiotherapy Association (APA) fully supports government measures to control COVID-19, including warranted lockdown restrictions, the APA is calling for a nationally c

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.

Face to face care crucial for those who need it

The Australian Physiotherapy Association (APA) has raised concerns with the Victorian Government about the impact of the ongoing restrictions which severely limit access to physiotherapy ca

Olympic Games shows benefits of collaborative health care

With the media focus of Tokyo 2020 on Australia’s haul of 46 medals and countless other amazing performances, it is important to reflect on the complete Olympic journey and the vital role s

Mandating Physiotherapy in residential aged care critical for older Australians

In a joint letter to the Federal Government, the Australian Physiotherapy Association (APA), and the four largest providers of practitioners in the allied health sector are proposing a solu

Access to vital physiotherapy care essential during lockdowns

Inconsistent lockdown restrictions on essential health services applied by the Western Australian (WA) Government shows an urgent need for a national approach to ensure all Australians have

  • Jun 19 2021

Input to the National Skills Commission Care Workforce Labour Market Study

Submission by the Australian Physiotherapy Association

June 2021

Mental Health gets more money in Budget but still a long way from achieving collaborative health care that recognises the role of physio

With a $2.3 billion boost to mental health services, the Federal Budget has delivered substantial increased funding for mental health, however, integrated and collaborative models of care t

Government fails to support essential physiotherapy services in residential aged care

The Australian Physiotherapy Association (APA) calls on the Federal Government to explain why it has accepted the Royal Commission into Quality and Safety’s recommendation to fund allied he

Australian Physiotherapy Association response to 2021-22 Federal Budget

The Australian Physiotherapy Association (APA) welcomes the Government’s Budget measures, including increased investment in Residential Aged Care, allied health Rural Generalist Pathways, a


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