NSW election primed for healthcare reform


The NSW Government yesterday announced plans to equip two new integrated health hubs in south west Sydney with physiotherapists and other allied health services. 


South Australia and Queensland’s opportunity for physios in urgent care


This week Minister for Health Mark Butler has called for expressions of interest for Medicare Urgent Care Clinics (UCCs) in South Australia and Queensland. The APA welcomes this opportunity for physiotherapists to work in a team-based care model to reduce pressure on emergency departments and GPs.


Strengthening Medicare Taskforce report


The Australian Physiotherapy Association (APA) endorses the vision for improving primary care as outlined in the Strengthening Medicare Taskforce report and now eagerly expects the Government to deliver on this reform.


Quick access to quality treatment model to reduce health system burden


Patients are yearning for enhanced ownership of their own care, yet the current Australian healthcare system doesn’t allow for quick access to quality treatment, where and when the patient requires.


Urgent Care Clinics: It will take a team


Faster treatment, better outcomes and lower costs are required to meet Australia’s current and future health care needs.


Long COVID submission recommends multidisciplinary teams for better care


The APA recently made a submission to the House of Representatives Standing Committee, calling for long COVID to be recognised as a chronic medical condition with public funding to assist those requiring better access to ongoing care.


Mentor and Mentee of the year awards


Our inaugural APA mentoring programs are coming to a close for 2022 and we would like to thank everyone who participated. We recognise that these programs would not be successful without the genuine passion and dedication of our members.

We are delighted to announce and celebrate the nominees and winners of the 2022 Australian Physiotherapy Association and Art of Mentoring Mentor and Mentee of the year awards.


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.


COVID-19 what you need to know


COVID-19 what you need to know


NDIS pricing should be about quality, outcomes and sustainability not a race to the bottom


The Australian Physiotherapy Association (APA) represents a key workforce of National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) service providers and welcomes the priority the new government is placing on representation and reform of the scheme, to restore it to its founding promise: choice and control for participants.