Advocacy

Occupational therapists welcome final report of the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety
Occupational therapists welcome final report of the Royal Co...

3 Mar 2021 | Chief Executive Officer of Occupational Therapy Australia (OTA), Samantha Hunter, said the Royal Commissioner’s r...

OTA Submission to the QPC NDIS Market Report  Feb 2021
OTA Submission to the QPC NDIS Market Report Feb 2021

8 Feb 2021 | OTA is aware of growing concerns around some new graduates being recruited by large, multidisciplinary NDIS provi...

NDIS Update: Independent Assessment Postponement
NDIS Update: Independent Assessment Postponement

25 Nov 2020 | The NDIA has announced a postponement of the introduction of the NDIS Independent Assessments. They will now be i...

Changes to NDIS Worker Screening Arrangements
Changes to NDIS Worker Screening Arrangements

5 Nov 2020 | The NDIS Quality and Safeguards Commission are implementing a nationally consistent NDIS worker screening arrange...

Queensland Labor and the Greens endorse role of occupational therapy while other major parties fail to respond
Queensland Labor and the Greens endorse role of occupational...

29 Oct 2020 | The Queensland Division of Occupational Therapy Australia (OTA) has been left disappointed with only two of the m...

ACT Election: Major Parties Endorse Role of Occupational Therapists But Overlook Key Opportunities
ACT Election: Major Parties Endorse Role of Occupational The...

14 Oct 2020 | The ACT Division of Occupational Therapy Australia (OTA) has welcomed several undertakings from the major parties...

2020-21 WA Budget Delivered
2020-21 WA Budget Delivered

9 Oct 2020 | The 2020-21 WA budget was handed down on Thursday 8 October by Treasurer Ben Wyatt.

2020/21 Federal Budget
2020/21 Federal Budget

7 Oct 2020 | OTA has prepared a summary of those Budget measures most relevant to occupational therapists.

2020 Queensland Election
2020 Queensland Election

7 Oct 2020 | OTA has written to the major political parties regarding the 2020 QLD State Election, which is scheduled to be he...