Senior Physiotherapist, Royal Children's Hospital

Joanna Butchart is the senior physiotherapist for the Victorian Paediatric Rehabilitation Service (VPRS) at the Royal Children's Hospital.

Joanna has had an interest in rehabilitation of children with developmental disabilities and acquired injuries throughout her career and has worked at VPRS since 2010.

Joanna graduated her Bachelor Degree (with Honours) at the University of Melbourne in 2004 followed by a Master of Physiotherapy (Paediatrics) at the University of Queensland in 2008. Currently Joanna is undertaking a Master of Public Health / Health Management through UNSW.


  • –present
    Senior Physiotherapist, Royal Children's Hospital


  • 2008 
    University of Queensland, Master of Physiotherapy (Paediatrics)
  • 2004 
    University of Melbourne , Bachelor of Physiotherapy (Hons)

Professional Memberships

  • Australian Physiotherapy Association, Titled Member (Paediatrics)