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Physiotherapy fundamental to sustainable aged care

A new report on the future of Australian aged care highlights the need for better access to preventative and restorative healthcare services such as physiotherapy.


People living with dementia deserve timely access to physiotherapy

The Australian Physiotherapy Association (APA) and Dementia Australia are calling for timely and ongoing access to appropriately funded physiotherapy for people living with dementia.

Long-term vision for health remains to be seen this election

A long-term vision for health is nowhere to be found this election campaign.

Singular focus on medical workforce investment ignores critical role of allied health

The Australian Physiotherapy Association (APA) today reiterated its call for a transformational national plan to address critical workforce shortage issues in healthcare, beyond simply incr

Long-COVID clinics essential to Australia's recovery

Over 6 million cases of COVID-19 have been reported in Australia, with more than 7,600 tragic deaths and many of those affected still living with the long-term effects of their infection.

Health should be Election 2022 priority

Statement from APA National President Scott Willis

The future of health care in Australia needs to be an election priority.

Aged care focus of APA campaign

The Australian Physiotherapy Association (APA) has taken aim at the lack of specified allied health funding for aged care in the Federal Government’s proposed new funding tool, the AN-ACC.

Federal Election: Physiotherapy is a critical and essential service for all Australians and it is time to publicly fund it

The Australian Physiotherapy Association (APA) is calling on all political parties to commit to reforming primary health care by expanding publicly funded physiotherapy.

Where is the debate on healthcare in Australia?

A debate at the National Press Club (NPC) between the Minister for Health and the Shadow Minister for Health is essential, so that Australians have an opportunity to hear from the Governmen

Federal election – first things first, fix the broken patient journey with physio

Committing to reforming primary care and connecting patients to the most appropriate and cost-effective pathway is an immediate action that any incoming government can take without delay.


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