Join a Divisional Council

As Australia's professional association for occupational therapy, OTA fosters evidence-based practice, enables lifelong learning and promotes the future of occupational therapy. OTA’s Divisional Councils represent the interests of the members affiliated with their Division and provide advisory and operational support to the Division’s Manager. OTA is seeking passionate, engaged, strategic thinkers who want to enhance their career and make a positive difference in and to their profession.

Members who are interested in becoming part of a Divisional Council are encouraged to review the Occupational Therapy Australia Constitution and By laws which guide the business and operations of OTA and the Divisional Councils. The OTA Divisional Council Roles and Responsibilities are available here.

Councils exist for the following divisions:

  • Australia Capital Territory
  • Queensland
  • New South Wales
  • Victoria
  • Western Australia
  • South Australia
  • Tasmania
  • Northern Territory

Please discuss any queries with the Divisional Council Chair or the Division’s Manager. You are encouraged to send an email to the relevant Divisional Manager (listed below) in the first instance outlining your query or interest.


Nominations Cycle

Call for nominations will occur at the end of each year and will be advertised online. Casual vacancies are considered in between nomination cycles and are encouraged where there is a vacancy.

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