Advocacy

Allied health referral changes to commence on 1 October 2019
Allied health referral changes to commence on 1 Oct...

20 Aug 2019 | OTA members doing DVA work would be aware that the introduction of the new treatment cycle has been deferred unti...

A submission to the Heads of Workers Compensation Authorities
A submission to the Heads of Workers Compensation A...

13 Aug 2019 | Occupational Therapy Australia (OTA) is pleased to make the following observations regarding the consultation dra...

Call for members feedback about NDIS Planning
Call for members feedback about NDIS Planning

9 Aug 2019 | The Federal Government's Joint Standing Committee on the NDIS is now accepting submissions to the NDIS Planning i...

Veterans’ PTSD and occupational therapy
Veterans’ PTSD and occupational therapy

12 Jul 2019 | Mr Nathan Kerr, a veteran and doctoral student at the University of Newcastle, told delegates that as the rates o...

Using technologies to promote meaningful engagement for people with dementia
Using technologies to promote meaningful engagement...

12 Jul 2019 | Ms Imojean Best, an occupational therapist who completed her honours project last year at the University of Sydne...

Occupational therapy and the fight against human trafficking, slavery and exploitation
Occupational therapy and the fight against human tr...

12 Jul 2019 | Mrs Emma George, a registered occupational therapist with postgraduate qualifications in public health, told dele...

Enhancing self-care after acquired brain injury
Enhancing self-care after acquired brain injury

12 Jul 2019 | Ms Laura De Lacy, an occupational therapist at Melbourne’s Alfred Health, said that people with ABI commonly expe...

The NDIS and connection to community
The NDIS and connection to community

11 Jul 2019 | Associate Professor Rachael McDonald, from Swinburne University of Technology’s School of Health Sciences, told d...

Promoting physical activity and better health among Aboriginal children
Promoting physical activity and better health among...

11 Jul 2019 | Sydney based occupational therapist, Ms Sarah Liew told delegates low physical activity participation is present ...