Membership Benefits

For a detailed list of direct membership benefits associated with your specific category, please select your category within the categories eligibility and fees.

Advocacy and awareness

By becoming a member of the APA, you are helping to raise the awareness of Australian physiotherapists both nationally and internationally. Numerous advocacy and marketing campaigns are run each year to government, consumers and health practitioners to strengthen physiotherapy’s standing as a profession.


The APA is determined to continually build an active, engaged and passionate physiotherapy community. Additionally, the Association creates channels for physiotherapists within specific fields and geographic locations to network, share ideas, ask questions and communicate with one another.

News/publications/research databases

As an APA member you will have access to a wide range of news, publications and research data bases. These resources enable you to stay current with the latest findings, campaigns and research. Some of these publications and databases include:

Professional development

The APA caters to many different levels and skill sets, to help you move forward in your career and expand your knowledge in many different fields.

The APA offers a large number of events including lectures, courses and conferences. If you prefer online study, there is a dedicated platform, cpd4physios with over 100 courses to choose from. The APA is also the only organisation that can recognise our members with advanced expertise and experience in their relevant fields via titling and specialisation.


APA members have the opportunity to add an insurance policy onto their membership, which has been heavily subsidised. Currently, over 16 500 of our members have taken up this insurance policy. To find out more, visit the APA’s insurance page.

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

APA memberextras program

APA memberextras supported by Member Benefits Australia (MBA) is a program that contains services and offers exclusively for APA members. The APA has appointed MBA to research, service and deliver these offers to you, which are not otherwise available to individual buyers. Check out what member extras are available to ensure you get the most out of your membership.