Allied Health Professions Australia (AHPA) represents and advocates the role of allied health professionals in health, aged care, disability, education and all systems where allied health services have a role. AHPA works with government departments and agencies, and other organisations, providing the allied health sector’s collective insights and perspectives on complex issues.
The Australian Institute of Health and Welfare is an independent statutory Australian Government agency producing authoritative and accessible information and statistics to inform and support better policy and service delivery decisions, leading to better health and well-being for all Australians.
The Australian Physiotherapy Association (APA) is a membership body that represents the interests of Australian physiotherapists and their patients, with over 29,000 members. The Australian Physiotherapy Association have published the Journal of Physiotherapy since 1954.
The Australian Physiotherapy Council is a not-for-profit public company that has two core responsibilities – accrediting entry-level physiotherapy programs delivered by Australian universities, and assessing overseas practitioners who wish to practice physiotherapy in Australia. They also provide of advice, recommendations, and consulting services to the Physiotherapy Board of Australia and other relevant organisations, in relation to accreditation and assessment.
Exercise & Sports Science Australia is a professional organisation which is committed to establishing, promoting and defending the career paths of tertiary trained exercise and sports science practitioners including Accredited Exercise Physiologists, Accredited Exercise Scientists, Accredited Sports Scientists & Accredited High Performance Managers.
Physio Network provides monthly review services featuring the latest clinically relevant research in physiotherapy. They have a selection of free resources such as research reviews, clinical pearls and infographics, as well as notice of conferences and seminars happening worldwide to assist with professional development
Supported by the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA), Physiotherapy Board of Australia has many functions, including the development of standards, codes and guidelines for the physiotherapy profession. You can find more information on registration and endorsement, registration standards, policies, codes, guidelines, accreditation and much more on their website.
Sports Medicine Australia (SMA) is a national multi-disciplinary member organisation in the areas of sports exercise and medicine, sports injury, physical activity, sports exercise and science. SMA provides expert information, advice and commentary on a diverse range of issues. These range from government policy and funding for sports medicine and community programs to prevent chronic diseases, through to specific projects focusing on sports health, health promotion, gender equity, older people in sport, safe sport for children, and drugs in sport.
MedlinePlus is an online health information resource for patients. The rehabilitation page provides links for patient handouts, frequently asked physical medicine and rehabilitation, related issues, clinical trials and journal articles in PubMed/Medline.
Physiopedia is a charity registered in the United Kingdom, which provides an evidence-based, open knowledge resource on rehabilitation and more. Physiopedia also provides free online courses making education and professional development accessible where ever a person is in the world.
The Physiotherapy Board of New Zealand is the statutory body which sets standards, monitors and promotes competence, continuing professional development and proper conduct for the practice of physiotherapy in the interests of the New Zealand public health and safety.
Physiotherapy New Zealand is the national membership organisation for physiotherapists and physiotherapy students in New Zealand, providing over 4,500 members with advocacy, education, information and services.