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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 […]

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 […]

In this article from the Spring 2021 issue of In Touch magazine, Anna Heiskari goes into depth on emotions when we feel under threat, experience tragedy and trauma in life. We can react in two ways, either by losing hope and falling into self-destructive habits, or by using the challenge to find our inner strength radiant […]

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, […]

Cancellation of Vision2020 Take 2 Conference, October 2021

It is with great sadness and regret, that the continuing uncertainty of the COVID-19 pandemic, combined with the rapid and unpredictable border closures, the Australian Kinesiology Association Inc. (AKA) and the Australian Institute of Kinesiologists Ltd (AIK Ltd), have decided to cancel the Vision2020 Take 2 Conference in October, 2021. This decision was not made […]