Employer of Choice awarded to the APA


The APA has been awarded the 2022 Human Resources Director (HRD) 5-Star Employer of Choice award for their exceptional work within the 1-99 employees category.


Aged care focus of APA campaign


The 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.


Reconciliation Action Plan


Our vision for reconciliation

The APA vision for reconciliation is for all Australians to value and recognise Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures, knowledge, expertise, connections to land and sea and traditional ways of healing, and for stronger relationships between Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and non-Indigenous Australians based on trust, respect, and free of racism.


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.


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


The 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 Government and Opposition about their policies for the next term.


Notice of Annual General Meeting



The Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the members of the Australian Physiotherapy Association (APA) will be held on Wednesday 18 May 2022 at 7.00pm (AEST) via Videoconference.


The AGM is an important forum for the APA and provides an opportunity for members to receive an update of the Association’s performance and to celebrate some of the achievements for the previous year.

At the meeting, members will be asked to:


Federal election must focus on better health outcomes


Transforming Australia’s health system to connect patients to the most clinically-appropriate and cost-effective health care, should be the major focus of the 2022 federal election.


Aged care sector unites to support allied health in residential aged care


The Australian Physiotherapy Association (APA) welcomes the release of a position statement by the National Aged Care Alliance (the Alliance), ‘Meeting the allied health needs of older people in residential aged care’ calling for the Commonwealth to set a clear plan for allocated funding to allied health services for those in residential aged care.


Budget reply: Albanese sets a vision for aged care and health equality

Budget reply: Albanese sets a vision for aged care and health equality