Postal Address

APS Secretariat

c/- DC Conference &
Association Management

PO Box 637

North Sydney NSW 2059


Head Office

Secretariat Office

c/- DC Conference &
Association Management

Suite 103, Level 1

3 West Street

North Sydney NSW 2060


Registered Charity




APS Annual Scientific Meeting Media Coverage

Date Subject Link


2018 Annual Scientific Meeting, Sydney - Media Coverage  eNews Link 
2017 Annual Scientific Meeting, Adelaide - Media Coverage eNews Link
09-30MAR16 2016 Annual Scientific Meeting, Perth - Media Coverage   eNews Link

APS Media Releases

Date Subject Link

Joint One Thing-APS Media Release:
Pain experts share their "one thing" for patients


Joint FPM-APS Media Release:
Australia's peak pain organisations for health professionals welcome national plan for pain management


Joint IASP-APS Media Release:
World Health Assembly of the WHO Approves 11th Version of the International Classification of Diseases (ICD-11), Including New Diagnostic Codes for Chronic Pain

25OCT18 Joint APS-FPM-PA Media Release:
Horse before the cart? Pain groups call for more effective treatment ahead of prescription monitoring
12SEP18 Joint APS-FPM-PA Media Release:
Pain groups note passing of PHI Reform Legislation with some concern
04APR18  Promising results from research into snail venom to treat chronic pain  Download 
03APR18 Placebo a "game changer" in clinical practice Download
26MAR18 Foods to eat if you have chronic pain Download
26MAR18 Hope for one in five children living with chronic pain Download
15FEB18 Pain experts put the focus on non-codeine treatments  Download
06APR17 Ultra runners not your average human being Download
03APR17 Researcher urges reform of road accident compensation systems Download
06MAR17 Conference brings hope to Australians living with pain Download
13FEB17 Rehabilitation is better than drugs for common back pain Download
24JAN17 Persistent pain can affect half having major surgery but most don't know the risk: Global Year Against Pain After Surgery  Download
11JUL16 Australia failing to meet international health targets Download
27JUN16  Election campaign lacks commitment to minimising chronic pain  Download
08JUN16 Avoid pain worsening with morphine by using other effective pain-coping strategies  Download
02MAY16 Australian Pain Society sees better pain management opportunities with real-time prescription monitoring  Download
07APR16 Australian Pain Society sees Medicare Opportunities for those Living with Chronic Pain  Download
19JAN16  Australian Pain Society endorses Global Year Against Pain in the Joints Download
30OCT15 Australian Pain Society endorses President Obama's action on opioids Download
 07OCT15 Effective pain management bypassed by current medicare benefits schedule leading to unnecessary surgery  Download
23SEP15 Australians being harmed by pain medication Download

Peer Organisation Media Releases

Organisation Subject Link
Faculty of Pain Medicine Media releases issued by ANZCA and the Faculty of Pain Medicine concerning pain  Weblink
Painaustralia Latest Media Releases Weblink