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The Australian Orthotic Prosthetic Association Ltd. (AOPA) is the peak professional body representing orthotist/prosthetists in Australia.

AOPA self regulates the profession and sets standards and codes which are upheld by the membership.

Currently AOPA has over 400 members and represents more than 80% of all practicing orthotist/prosthetists in Australia.

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  • AOPA Members collaborate on a fantastic new CMT resource

    20th Jul 15

    Do you work with clients who have Charcot Marie Tooth (CMT) and experience difficulties with their gait or functional activities? Do you know about the range of orthotic options that exist for management of specific lower limb weakness or muscle imbalance caused by CMT? A group of AOPA Members have banded together to create an informative new resource for medical practitioners, allied health colleagues and clients with CMT.

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Employment

  • Prosthetist/Orthotist Permanent Full Time Position, Albury Prosthetics and Orthotics Service (APOS)

    Albury, NSW

    Posted: 1 September 2015

    APOS is the only combined P&O service in the Murrumbidgee region of NSW and Northeast Victoria.  Based in Albury, APOS delivers both interim and definitive prosthetics services as well as inpatient and outpatient orthotics services. Services are provided to a wide patient demographic with the majority attending the department as outpatients.  Rural prosthetics and orthotics clinics are conducted in Wagga Wagga every two weeks where workshop facilities are also available.

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  • Senior Orthotist Permanent Full Time Position, Hunter Prosthetics & Orthotics Services

    Newcastle, NSW

    Posted: 31 August 2015

    HPOS is the largest combined P&O service in the Hunter New England region of NSW.  Based in Newcastle, the service is co-located with the largest hospital in the region, the John Hunter Hospital.  HPOS delivers both interim and definitive prosthetics services as well as inpatient and outpatient orthotics services. Services are provided to a wide patient demographic with the majority attending the department as outpatients. Rural prosthetics clinics are conducted in Port Macquarie and Dubbo every three weeks. Full workshop facilities are available on site.

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  • AOPA External (Co-Opted) Directors

    Posted: 25 August 2015

    AOPA is the peak professional body which self‐regulates Orthotist/Prosthetists in Australia. AOPA membership accounts for approximately 70% of the Australian profession and is a vital credential for identification of appropriately qualified, current and competent practitioners AOPA has a long history as a professional association and has seen significant change over its 40 year history.
    Arguably our most important change was the move to a Company Limited by Guarantee and adoption of a new modern constitution at the 2014 Annual General Meeting (AGM). The period of interim Directorship since the 2014 AGM is now concluding and we are therefore opening for applications for 2 external director positions.

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December 2013 | Volume 13 - Issue 4

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