Category Eligibility/Fees

The APA offers a number of membership categories with different eligibility criteria and benefits to match your current circumstances.


A registered physiotherapist working on average 18 hours or more per week in any capacity.


 A registered physiotherapist working on average less than 18 hours per week in any capacity.


A number of reduced rate categories exist for physiotherapists at varied stages in their career.

Graduate Year 1-4

A registered physiotherapist who has graduated from a recognised institution within the last four years.


A student enrolled in an accredited, entry level course leading to registration as a physiotherapist.

Additional Membership Categories

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us.

Eligibility for all members

In order to be eligible for APA membership, all members must:
  • Agree to abide by the APA Constitution and Code of Conduct
  • Be of good fame and character, and a fit and proper person to be a member of the Association
  • Have no criminal conviction recorded against them
  • Have no ruling of unprofessional conduct, professional misconduct or unsatisfactory professional conduct (or similar), or a finding of grounds for disciplinary action (or similar), by the Physiotherapy Board of Australia or its equivalent or by their industry registration board.