In 2000, Association's the Ethics Board was established to promote ethical practice, manage and, when necessary, to enforce the Code.
Members of the public or members of the profession are encouraged to make a complaint if they believe there has been a breach of the Association’s Code of Ethics.
View the Ethics Board Procedures
View the Ethics Complaint Process Flowchart
What do I do if a complaint is made about me?
The following people currently form the Ethics Board of Speech Pathology Australia.
Dr Patricia Bradd
Dr Suze Leitão
Dr Belinda Kenny
Dr Nerina Scarinci
Ms Helen Smith
Dr Alison Holm
Dr Tanya Serry
Dr Grant Meredith
The Ethics Board is supported at the Association's Manager Ethics and Professional Issues
Nominations open for the Ethics Board
The Association is seeking nominations from current members, who are not members of the Board of Directors, for one vacant elected member position on the Ethics Board.
Submit your nomination by Monday 6 March 2023.
Download the nomination form
Ethical Practice in Speech Pathology
The Speech Pathology Australia Ethics Board has produced an ethics supplement of the Journal of Clinical Practice in Speech-Language Pathology (JCPSLP) containing articles from 2005-2015 written by members of the Ethics Board and colleagues.
Articles are organised thematically and cover emerging trends in ethical issues, ethics in the workplace, ethics and technology, ethics and dysphagia management, and ethics and clinical education. View this issue of JCPSLP (Ethical practice in speech pathology).