Celebrating 70 years!

This is the Speech Pathology Australia 70th anniversary logo. It has the number 70 in blue with a ribbon with the word 'anniversary' rervised out of it.On 22 November 1949, the Australian College of Speech Therapists met for the first time as an unincorporated body. Today, Speech Pathology Australia is celebrating 70 years of service and support for the speech pathology profession in Australia.

Since 1949, the Association has gone from strength to strength, and on the eve of its 70th birthday, its membership is closing in on 10,000 members.

Commemorative merchandise

Celebrate the Association’s 70th birthday by purchasing a special commemorative lapel pin and/or reusable keepcup. Each item carries the Speech Pathology Australia 70th anniversary logo.

  • Lapel Pin, silver enamel and embossed: $6.93
  • KeepCup, glass with a white lid and band: $29.92

Both items may be purchased for $33.00.

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Orders for these items must be placed on or before 31 October 2019. Subject to demand, the expected delivery date for items is the end of November 2019. For more information email the Association's Publication Manager.

70th anniversary logo

Members are encouraged to download the 70th anniversary logo and use it to promote Speech Pathology Australia and the wider speech pathology profession.

70th anniversary logo - high resolution (300 dpi, 1163 px x 1163 px)

70th anniversary logo - low resolution (72 dpi, 279 px x 279 px).

Podcast – 70 years young

Coming soon!

The Association’s Chief Executive Officer discusses the 70th anniversary. Tune in and listen to this special edition of the Association’s podcast, Speak Up.

Speak Out article

The October 2019 edition of Speak Out has a special article outlining the Association’s last 10 years. Read this special article. This graphic is associated with the hyperlink that precedes it and indicates the document is in PDF..