Speech Pathology Australia

Speech Pathology Australia (the Association) is the national peak body for the speech pathology profession in Australia.
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Speech Pathologists are university trained allied health professionals with expertise in the assessment and treatment of communication and/or swallowing difficulties.

The Association's Main Objectives Include:

  • To prescribe, guide and govern the clinical and ethical standards of members in their practice of Speech Pathology.
  • To facilitate and promote opportunities for members to pursue knowledge and develop professionally.
  • To disseminate professional positions to key stakeholder groups including: the government, consumers, referrers and the public.
  • To advocate for and respond to the needs of clients with communication and swallowing difficulties.
  • To promote timely access to services.
  • To represent the interests and views of members of the association.