Professional Memberships of ESSA

ESSA is a member of the following organisations:

Allied Health Professions Australia

Allied Health Professions Australia (AHPA) Is the recognised national voice for allied health professions in Australia, representing and advocating for the role of allied health professionals in our health system. As the peak national organisation for allied health professions, AHPA has an important strategic leadership role and is the body that the Federal Government and other national organisations turn to when they seek a collective view of allied health. Allied Health Professions Australia (AHPA) is a collegiate body consisting of 20 national allied health associations members and a further 6 organisational friends with close links to the allied health sector. AHPA’s members collectively represent over 100,000 allied health professionals who work across the primary, acute and tertiary sectors in Australia.

NASRHP - The National Alliance of Self Regulating Health Professions  

The National Alliance of Self Regulating Health Professions (NASRHP)  provides a quality framework for self regulating health professions.  Australian peak bodies of self regulating allied health professions wishing to join NASRHP must meet benchmark standards for regulation and accreditation of practitioners within that profession. NASRHP standards have been closely modelled on AHPRA standards.

ICSSPE - International Council of Sport Science and Physical Education

ICSSPE is an international network of organisations and institutions. It aims to maintain an inclusive perspective on the different disciplines of sport, sport science and physical education, and to further a continuing collaboration between them. It brings together a wide range of scientific and professional organisations of various sport branches and disciplines, and creates the possibility for interdisciplinary collaboration.

NRHA - The National Rural Health Alliance

The National Rural Health Alliance represents national organisations working to improve the health and wellbeing of 7 million people in rural and remote Australia.

NACA - The National Aged Care Alliance (the Alliance)

The National Aged Care Alliance (the Alliance) is a representative body of peak national organisations in aged care, including consumer groups, providers, unions, and health professionals, working together to determine a more positive
future for aged care in Australia.