Advocacy

TAC and Telehealth Update
TAC and Telehealth Update

9 Apr 2020 | TAC is now implementing telehealth item codes for occupational therapists, GPs and other allied health services. ...

Member Feedback: Meeting with NSW Ministry of Health
Member Feedback: Meeting with NSW Ministry of Health

17 Mar 2020 | In response to a request from Occupational Therapy Australia, the NSW Ministry of Health has scheduled a meeting ...

Seeking Feedback: Australian Parliament's Inquiry into the NDIS Workforce
Seeking Feedback: Australian Parliament's Inquiry into the N...

5 Mar 2020 | The Australian Parliament's Joint Standing Committee on the NDIS is conducting an inquiry into NDIS workforce iss...

Webinar Cancelled: New Arrangements for Aged Care Assessments
Webinar Cancelled: New Arrangements for Aged Care Assessment...

3 Mar 2020 | Given the concerns raised by many OTA members about the proposed reforms, OTA believes this is a positive develop...

Seeking Feedback: ReturnToWorkSA 2020/21 Allied Health Fees
Seeking Feedback: ReturnToWorkSA 2020/21 Allied Health Fees

28 Feb 2020 | The Return to Work Act 2014 requires ReturnToWorkSA to set common fee rates for Allied Health Services, based on ...

National Injury Insurance Scheme Queensland (NIISQ): Renewal of Registered Providers List
National Injury Insurance Scheme Queensland (NIISQ): Renewal...

5 Feb 2020 | The National Injury Insurance Scheme Queensland (NIISQ) is renewing its list of registered providers for case man...

Additional Mental Health Support for Bushfire Affected Clients
Additional Mental Health Support for Bushfire Affected Clien...

21 Jan 2020 | The Federal Government has announced additional mental health support for those affected by the national bushfire...

Occupational therapists welcome new investment in mental health services for fire affected communities
Occupational therapists welcome new investment in mental hea...

13 Jan 2020 | OTA) has welcomed the Federal Government’s announcement of significant new investment in mental health support fo...

OTA 2020-21 Pre-Budget Submission
OTA 2020-21 Pre-Budget Submission

19 Dec 2019 | Occupational Therapy Australia (OTA) welcomes the opportunity to make a pre-budget submission to the federal gove...