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 
Education Developer, Curriculum and Assessment The Education Division exists to provide a career pathway for physiotherapists in Australia and abroad. The delivery of quality education and learning experiences to members of the Australian Physiotherapy Association (APA) and non-members to enable their continuing professional development.
Professional Development Officer NSW/ACT To operationalise the approved PD products that forms the APA professional development calendar. To contribute to the branch operations that deliver on strategic vision and direction as outlined in the APA Strategic Plan and Branch Blueprints.
NSW office - North Ryde
Principal adviser To make a substantive contribution to the achievement of the Association’s strategy by leading the development and execution of key policy and advocacy initiatives.
Policy and Advocacy Officer – Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Support the implementation of our Reconciliation Action Plan (2017-19) (our RAP).
Provide secretariat support to our National Advisory Council (NAC), other national Committees and other national initiatives.


Interested in a current vacancy?

Please email your resume and cover letter addressing the selection criteria to