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COVID-19

Information for our Kinesiology community As we see the corona virus pandemic increasingly affecting our day to day lives here in Australia, it is important that kinesiology practitioners and students, clinic operators and clinic owners are taking measures to minimise risk to themselves and the public.  Perhaps more importantly, the concern and uncertainty of the […]

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National Kinesiology Week

It’s time to start planning your kinesiology event for the 2022 National Kinesiology Week from March 14 until 20! Remember you can apply for a grant for your project or event and Kinesiology Week is a great time to plan your event to collectively bring attention to our powerful modality. You can also request your […]

COVID-19: Queensland Kinesiology Community

Update from 22 November 2021 The AKA Inc. have always cited government guidelines when advising our members during the COVID-19 pandemic. As we currently understand, as per current Queensland government directives, Queensland kinesiology practitioners working in a health care setting in any capacity are required to be fully vaccinated with an authorised COVID-19 vaccine, or […]

The AKA would like to hear from members via a survey about kinesiology training, assessment, supervised clinic and mentoring via an…

Welcome to the new AKA website

The AKA have been busy designing, developing, testing and training for the launch of this brand-new, feature-rich member website and database. More than just a website, this is a complete overhaul of the entire backbone of the association. It is the single source of all member-related activities including new memberships, renewals, events, online store and […]

Goodbye and Thank you, Trish Purtell!

Trish Purtell has recently retired after a wonderful career in kinesiology. As a valued AKA member, we wanted to honour Trish’s career and send a big thank you for her countless hours of helping others in the community. We asked Trish to tell us a little about herself and her career and she said the […]

COVID-19: Victorian Kinesiology Community

When the Victorian Government announce a lockdown the following restrictions generally apply. There are only five reasons to leave home: to get food and supplies exercise, for up to two hours and no more than 5kms from your home work or education if you can’t do it from home care and caregiving getting vaccinated at […]

COVID-19: NSW Kinesiology Community

Kinesiologists in NSW are currently allowed to work face to face. All businesses in NSW can find out what they need to know at Service NSW: https://www.service.nsw.gov.au/covid-19 Restrictions: https://www.nsw.gov.au/covid-19/rules/greater-sydney Listed businesses not allowed to open: https://www.nsw.gov.au/covid-19/covid-safe/beauty-and-other-services COVID Safe Plan: https://www.nsw.gov.au/covid-19/covid-safe Register as a COVID Safe Business: https://www.nsw.gov.au/register-your-business-as-covid-safe QR Code: You will be emailed once you […]

Infection Control Units

As health practitioners, kinesiologists are expected to be familiar with and implement infection control guidelines; it is a government requirement that we must demonstrate a COVIDSafe Plan, to help prevent the introduction of coronavirus (COVID-19) to the workplace. As of 25th December 2020, the unit HLTINFCOV001, is listed as an elective in the Diploma of Kinesiology, HLT52415.  For clarity, […]