Speech Pathology Australia (the Association) regularly distributes press releases to the media to promote its work or activities, and to highlight its view on important issues relating to the speech pathology profession and people with communication and swallowing difficulties.
On this page are press releases distributed by the Association after 2017. Media releases distributed before 2018 may be viewed on another page.
If you require an earlier Association press release contact the Association's Communications and Marketing Manager.
You only have one mouth - take good care of it!
Death highlights the dangers of dysphagia or swallowing difficulties (28 January 2020)
What is Developmental Language Disorder (DLD)? (17 October 2019)
Uncovering a “hidden” disability affecting one million Australians (28 August 2019)
Speech Pathology Australia is speaking at the United Nations (12 June 2019)
Do feeding difficulties persist for children born prematurely? (3 June 2019)
The importance of being heard as the person you are (3 June 2019)
Australia adopts international guidelines for swallowing safety (1 May 2019)
Dysphagia is a difficult diagnosis to swallow (12 March 2019)
Communicating with those with dementia matters (20 February 2019
Only 100 days to new swallowing rules! (21 January 2019)
Choking is a killer that can no longer be ignored! (20 December 2018)
Book of the Year 2018 - Indigenous Children's Award Winner (8 November 2018)
What is Developmental Language Disorder (DLD)? (18 October 2018)
Communication: unlocking the potential of young people in custody (11 October 2018)
‘Communication access’ is about more than the spoken word (17 August 2018)
Safe swallowing is the aim of an international initiative! (23 May 2018)
What makes a female voice, female? (23 May 2018)
Speech treatments from a distance (23 May 2018)
New research explores South Australian schools and speech pathology (23 May 2018)
Professor McDermott to address speech pathologists on ‘Big Sister Wisdom’! (23 May 2018)
What is a Tongue-Tie? (22 March 2018)
Choking is the second biggest killer in Australian nursing homes (13 March 2018)
Dr Caroline Bowen AM (25 January 2018)