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Want to practice as a physio in Australia?

We are the only assessment authority for overseas physiotherapy practitioners looking to work in Australia

Please take our step-by-step guide to work out which assessment is right for you

If you have
an overseas qualification and want to work in Australia as a physiotherapist:

We offer assessments for the purposes of General Registration with the Physiotherapy Board of Australia.

If you are
eligible to apply for General Registration and need a skills assessment for migration:

We offer assessments for the purposes of Skilled Migration under the Department of Home Affairs:

Do I Need to Provide Evidence of My English Language Ability?

There are no experience or English language requirements for the Standard Assessment pathway. However, you may be required to produce evidence of these when it comes to applying for registration. For more information please visit the Board’s website.

Can I Work as a Physio Assistant?

As far as we are aware, registration is not required to work as a physio assistant in Australia.  We would recommend contacting the Australian Physiotherapy Association (APA) for further information on working in this capacity.

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PLEASE TAKE OUR STEP-BY-STEP GUIDE TO WORK OUT WHICH ASSESSMENT IS RIGHT FOR YOU