Media Releases

Returning to School: An OT Informed Guide for Parents
Returning to School: An OT Informed Guide for Parents

7 May 2020 | With children in several states soon to return to the classroom, Australian OTs are providing families with free,...

Normal Life has been Disrupted: A free guide for managing the disruption caused by COVID-19
Normal Life has been Disrupted: A free guide for managing th...

26 Mar 2020 | ‘The current restrictions caused by COVID-19 are impacting how people live their everyday lives, and they are str...

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...

Occupational therapists reject ill-informed comments around eating disorders
Occupational therapists reject ill-informed comments around ...

31 Oct 2019 | Occupational therapists have refuted ill-informed comments around the clinical support of those experiencing seve...

OT Week 2019 to raise awareness of the great work being done by  occupational therapists
OT Week 2019 to raise awareness of the great work being done...

15 Oct 2019 | A spotlight will next week be shone on the great work done by Australia’s 21,000 occupational therapists.

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

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

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...

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...

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

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