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 Background and Procedures
View the Ethics Board Background and Procedures Flowchart .
The following people currently form the Ethics Board of Speech Pathology Australia.
Associate Prof Suze Leitao
Dr Sue Block
Ms Trish Bradd
Dr Nerina Scarinci
Ms Helen Smith
Dr Alison Holm
Dr Tanya Serry
Dr Richard Saker
The Ethics Board is supported at the Association's Senior Advisor Ethics and Professional.
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).