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Pat Cosh Trust Fund grants 2016
The Trustees are once again calling for applications for the 2017 round of Pat Cosh Trust Fund grants.
The Pat Cosh Trust was established to benefit physiotherapists located, working or resident in Victoria, enabling them to continue to provide high quality care to the general public.
This year applications for grants up to the value of $25 000 will be considered from a total pool of up to $50 000.
The purpose of the Trust is to advance the education of practitioners and students of physiotherapy located, working or residing in Victoria by:
Initiating and supporting programs that improve the ability of practitioners and students of physiotherapy to practice; and
Funding research to improve the standard of education of practitioners and students of physiotherapy.
Applications close at 5.00 pm on Wednesday 4 November.
Read the application guidelines
Access the application form
Understanding the TAC fee structure
Treating patients injured in a traffic accident should not mean patient or practitioner is left out of pocket.
Mobile disability service drives change
Earlier this year, non-for-profit organisation Scope launched its first specialised physiotherapy service for rural Victorian children - GoKids Mobility Service. Dr Jennifer Fitzgerald, APAM, speaks about the dream that became reality.
What happens at a job show?
The APA Student Job Show takes place in October each year, connecting future physiotherapy graduates with employers from across several fields of physiotherapy.
Centre of hope in the slum
Simone O'Connor, APAM, spent a week in 2017 volunteering her physiotherapy skills in Nairobi, Kenya. The experience taught her many things - about life and her own practice as a physiotherapist.