pharmacist helping many patients

We stand ready to help more patients

November 2023

The Pharmacy Guild of Australia is backing calls by physiotherapists and other allied health professionals in working to their full skills and training to help more patients.

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Lack of physiotherapists in rural areas is alarming

September 2023

Physiotherapists play a vital role in Australia’s healthcare landscape. They are capable of working with a wide range of conditions and their expertise in the human body benefits millions of people per year.

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Women speak out about birth trauma and poor pelvic health care in public system

August 2023

Few moments are as momentous as the birth of a child. But while many women expect big changes in their life, few expect to leak when they exercise or for their pelvic organs to drop into their vagina when they cough.  

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Essential funding for healthcare paves way for improved patient care

The Federal Government has committed to quality health care reform with the release of the 2023-24 Federal Budget last night, through measures that enable multidisciplinary care, invest in more Urgent Care Clinics and provide a much-needed boost to Medicare.
  • 19 Apr, 2024

Publicly funded First Contact Physiotherapy

Advocacy factsheet by the Australian Physiotherapy Association

March 2023

  • 19 Apr, 2024

Strengthening access to physiotherapy – NSW 2023 Election

Statement by the Australian Physiotherapy Association

February 2023

  • 19 Apr, 2024

Federal Pre-Budget Submission 2023-2024 | Physiotherapy: high-value care for all.

Submission by the Australian Physiotherapy Association

January 2023

  • 19 Apr, 2024

Public Consultation: A Migration System for Australia’s Future

Submission by the Australian Physiotherapy Association

December 2022

  • 19 Apr, 2024

Employment White Paper

Submission by the Australian Physiotherapy Association

December 2022

A physio looking at a man's outstretched arm

Physiotherapists offer solutions to ease pressure on Victorian health system as new COVID wave breaks

The Australian Physiotherapy Association (APA) has written to the major parties ahead of this month’s Victorian state election with a solutions paper that outlines the potential of physiotherapists to alleviate pressure on the health system, and better support Victorians managing long COVID.

APA President Scott Willis says long wait times, fragmented services and affordability factors significantly impact access to essential care for a number of high-priority groups within the state.