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Royal Australian College of General Practitioners and Australian Physiotherapy Association call for urgent physiotherapy access during COVID-19 lockdown events

The Australian Physiotherapy Association (APA) and Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP) are calling on state and territory governments to ensure the ongoing health resp

  • Feb 24 2021

2021-22 Pre-Budget Submission

Submission by the Australian Physiotherapy Association

February 2021

Budget must fund team-based care to deliver best health outcomes

The Australian Physiotherapy Association (APA) has used its 2021-2022 pre-budget submission to urge the federal government to fund team-based, integrated care to ensure Australians get the

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.

Physio perfectly positioned to address Productivity Commission report findings on mental health

The Productivity Commission Inquiry Report on Mental Health released this week has identified the clear links between poor physical health and mental health conditions.

Telehealth subsidy extension welcomed by the APA

The Australian Physiotherapy Association (APA) welcomes the Australian Government’s announcement on Thursday of an extension to Medicare subsidies for telehealth services until March 31, 20

Physios must be allowed to practice to ensure patient outcomes are not compromised

The extension of Stage 4 restrictions in Melbourne which only allow allied health treatment for patients meeting extremely narrow criteria is causing distress and potential long term harm t

Physiotherapy's crucial role in ICU and rehab after COVID highlighted on World Physiotherapy Day

COVID-19 has shone a new light on the integral role physiotherapists play in medical teams treating and rehabilitating patients recovering from severe respiratory illnesses in ICU wards aro

Older Australians at risk of life-threatening falls after long COVID confinement

Older Australians in residential aged care are at risk of life-threatening falls and other serious health impacts after months of COVID-19 confinement and loss of mobility, according to the

Keep telehealth so all Australians have access to healthcare

The Australian Government’s temporary introduction of telehealth services via Medicare during COVID-19 must be made permanent to give all Australians access to safe and high quality healthc

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