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The Australian Rheumatology Association (ARA) is an association of rheumatologists in Australia that is a specialty society of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians (RACP).
The ARA supports and educates members and other practitioners in the musculoskeletal field to enable provision of best possible management for patients. It fosters excellence in the diagnosis and management of musculoskeletal and inflammatory conditions through training, professional development, research and advocacy.
Find a rheumatologist via the ARA website.
The Australian Orthopaedic Association (AOA) is the peak professional organisation for orthopaedic surgery in Australia. AOA has nearly 1700 members, consisting of most orthopaedic consultants and trainees (registrars) in Australian hospitals and spanning all orthopaedic subspecialties.
Find a surgeon via the AOA website.
The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP) is Australia’s largest professional general practice organisation and represents urban and rural general practitioners.
The Dietitians Association of Australia (DAA) is the national association of the dietetic profession, with branches in each state and territory. DAA represents over 6,400 members and is the peak body of dietetic and nutrition professionals providing strategic leadership in food and nutrition and advancing the professional interests of its members.
Find an accredited dietitian via the DAA website.
Founded in 1991 Exercise & Sports Science Australia (ESSA), formerly known as the Australian Association for Exercise and Sports Science (AAESS), is a professional organisation which is committed to establishing, promoting and defending the career paths of tertiary trained exercise and sports science practitioners.
Find an accredited exercise physiologist (AEP), accredited exercise scientist (AES) or accredited sports scientist (ASPS) via the ESSA website.
Occupational Therapy Australia is the national professional association representing occupational therapy in Australia. The association offers opportunities for its members to enhance best practice through professional development, support, and access to profession-specific information.
Find an occupational therapist via the Occupational Therapy Australia website.
The Australian Physiotherapy Association (APA) is the peak body representing the interests of Australian physiotherapists and their patients. The APA is a national organisation with non-autonomous state and territory branches and specialty subgroups.
Find a physiotherapist via the APA website.
The Australian Podiatry Association (APodA) is the largest and oldest peak body representing podiatry and promoting foot health in Australia. As the leading provider of quality continuing education for podiatrists, we support our members with opportunities to develop their professional career, uphold standards and build connections.
Find a podiatrist via the APodA website.
The Australian Psychological Society (APS) is the peak body for psychologists in Australia and represent over 23,000 members.
It advocates for the profession of psychology, supports high standards, promotes community wellbeing, and is dedicated to providing benefits to support members.
Find a psychologist via the APS website.
Healthdirect Australia is a national, government-owned, not-for-profit organisation, established by the Council of Australian Governments with a mandate to work across jurisdictional boundaries to deliver telehealth and digital health services to all Australians.
Find a health service via the Healthdirect Australia website.