When you join the APA you find a community of like-minded professionals who strive to make a difference to the health of all Australians.
You find a valuable range of benefits and resources designed to support your physiotherapy career at all stages, and wherever it takes you.
You find the latest research and industry advancements at your fingertips and ongoing learning and development opportunities that equip you to deliver better outcomes for your patients.
You find your voice to call for positive change in the profession.
Find your reason to belong today.
Karen has been an APA member for over 30 years. This is her reason to belong.
Make connections by joining one or more of the 21 special interest national groups. Access the latest news and information via our monthly e-newsletter, receive InMotion and other physiotherapy focused publications and effortlessly connect with your community.
Continue to access the tools that make up-skilling easy, with over 800 professional development opportunities to choose from all at a discounted price for members. Access a range of databases such as PEDro, MEDLINE and CINAHL and attend our yearly APA conference.
Engage with programs that help develop and enhance your career pathway. Through the Australian College of Physiotherapists, grow with formal Titling and Specialisation programs, or be part of the new APA mentoring initiative.
In collaboration with our members, the APA advocates on behalf of the profession on the issues that matter most. This year we achieved significant milestones including success in fee increases and greater recognition of physiotherapy amongst compensation schemes.
The APA provides high-quality Insurance, partner discounts and the tools and resources to help you flourish. Not to mention our Melbourne based customer support team who are available to respond to any questions or concerns you may have.
The APA promotes physiotherapy through a variety of channels, including media releases, paid advertising, social media activity and other digital avenues. Every member has the opportunity to support and amplify consumer campaigns with access to shareable marketing resources.
Stay up-to-date with world-class research via online access to the Journal of Physiotherapy and the APA’s monthly InMotion magazine. Plus, access the latest from our very own Physiotherapy Research Foundation (PRF), whose grants foster emerging and current research.