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Reduced membership

Are you a postgraduate student? Currently overseas or not currently practising? We have something for you. We recognise the need for reduced rates to accommodate the varied stages in your career and life. Below you'll find our reduced rate categories and eligibility information.

By joining the APA, you’re getting more than just discounted learning and insurance opportunities. APA membership positions you as a leader at every step. Get professional support whenever you need it, easily downloadable resources to use in your practice or read the latest research findings in your clinical area of interest. As we continue to encourage all Australians to Choose Physio, the APA is ensuring APA membership remains at the forefront of consumers’ minds when choosing the health professional of their choice.

Reduced membership fee categories are available for you whilst you need them, and valid through to the expiry of the current membership year. If you continue to meet the eligibility criteria for reduced fees, please contact the APA to arrange an adjustment.

Non-practising physiotherapist (NPP)

Category:
M8
Price:
$35.82: Pro-rata price as of 09/12/21 valid until 31/12/21
$430: Full price
What is it?

  • membership for a physiotherapist who is not currently practicing physiotherapy services
  • insurance for past clinical practice only included in membership price.
You are eligible if you:

  • do not work as a practicing physiotherapist
  • are registered as a NPP with the Physiotherapy Board of Australia
  • NPP members are not able to apply for National Group membership.

Postgraduate study

Category:
M3c
Price:
$35.82: Pro-rata price as of 09/12/21 valid until 31/12/21
$430: Full price
What is it?

  • membership for a physiotherapist who is undertaking postgraduate studies
  • insurance included in membership price.
You are eligible if you:

  • are undertaking postgraduate study and are not working more than an average of 18 hours per week
  • are registered or previously registered with the Physiotherapy Board of Australia.

Overseas for more than six months

Category:
M3b
Price:
$35.82: Pro-rata price as of 09/12/21 valid until 31/12/21
$430: Full price
What is it?

  • membership for a physiotherapist who is overseas for more than six months
  • insurance is included in membership price.
You are eligible if you:

  • are overseas for more than six months of the membership year
  • are registered or previously registered with the Physiotherapy Board of Australia.

Maternity/paternity or unemployed

Category:
M3a
Price:
$35.82: Pro-rata price as of 09/12/21 valid until 31/12/21
$430: Full price
What is it?

  • membership for a physiotherapist who is on maternity or paternity leave or is unemployed
  • insurance included in membership price.
You are eligible if you:

  • are not working in any capacity for more than six months of the membership year due to maternity or paternity leave
  • are registered or previously registered with the Physiotherapy Board of Australia.

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