The Australian Physiotherapy Council has demonstrated over several years our authentic commitment to reconciliation in Australia between indigenous and non-indigenous peoples.
As an organisation that works and contributes to the Australian healthcare system, we believe that we have an important role to play in growing cultural awareness and safety in our own organisation, the physiotherapy profession, and the healthcare sector.
July 2020: Dr Doseena Fergie and Danielle Manton join the Council’s Accreditation Committee to bring indigenous perspectives and voice to the accreditation activities of the Council.
November 2019: In partnership with The University of Melbourne, the Council developed a cultural safety training program, specifically for physiotherapists.
June 2019: Council launches its inaugural Reflect Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP).