Celebrating 70 years!
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.
70th anniversary video
Mary Buttifant has been a member of the Association for 61 years. Mary has seen all the changes that have impacted the speech pathology profession in Australia and experienced the evolving strength and dynamism of her Association. The Association spoke with Mary on the eve of its 70th year anniversary. Watch the Mary Buttifant video.
70th anniversary Poster
In celebration of the 70th anniversary of the Association, the History Poster has been redesigned and updated to reflect the achievements of the last 10 years. Download the History Poster .
Podcast – 70 years young
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.
Celebrate the Association's 70th birthday with every email sent. Download the 70th Anniversary email signature (96 dpi, 267 px x 107 px). Need it in a different size or format?
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.
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).