Current opportunities


The Australian Physiotherapy Association (APA) is the peak national body representing the physiotherapy profession in Australia with approximately 24 000 members. The association is governed by the Board of Directors (BOD) in accordance with the APA Constitution and managed by the Chief Executive Officer in accordance with the powers delegated to the position by the BOD under the Constitution. The APA is an equal opportunity employer, committed to excellence in our workforce.

  • Our vision is that the whole community recognises the full benefit of physiotherapy
  • Our belief is that all Australians should have access to high quality physiotherapy to optimise health and wellbeing
  • Our purpose it to leverage our global position for the benefit of physiotherapy and consumers

The APA has a National Office in Melbourne and six state branches.  


Position  Description  Location 
Communications Coordinator  This role exists to support the APA’s communications strategy to position the organisation as a ‘leader in health’. The role works with a number of stakeholders to execute and operationalise the communications strategy, campaign communications and media outreach.
National Office, Melbourne, Victoria
Publications Writer/Editor To assist with the planning and production of core APA print and online publications—the Association’s monthly member magazine and the two quarterly special interest group publications.
National Office, Melbourne, Victoria
Policy Advisor Physiotherapy (1.0 FTE) To lead the facilitation APA-member definition of existing barriers in public policy to the provision of sustainably safe, high quality physiotherapy; member construction of viable alternatives and member development of strategies and tactics to project these alternatives to critical stakeholders.
National Office, Melbourne, Victoria
Digital Product Advisor The Professional Development (PD) group exists to provide quality learning experiences to members of the APA and interested non-members to enable their professional development.
The Digital Product Advisor manages the product mix and product lifecycle in a way that is responsive to market needs and meets internal strategic objectives.
National Office, Melbourne, Victoria
Physiotherapy Digital Health Technology Advisor To increase the engagement of physiotherapists in digital health and the My Health Record, and to develop strategies to increase physiotherapy adoption of digital healthtools. National Office, Melbourne, Victoria


Interested in a current vacancy?

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