Practice Support

Now more than ever, Allied Health is changing and an occupational therapist's job is growing more complex. The most successful OTs are always looking for ways to stay in touch with industry changes, best practices and new innovations.

OTA’s professional practice team works to provide members with practice support, sound advice and the latest resources to ensure therapists remain informed and supported throughout their careers.

In the sections below, learn more about the Areas of Practice OTA members represent and access a number of resources to assist the development of OT private practices.

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OTA Partners

Occupational Therapy Australia has partnered with a select group of providers to guidance, advice and product discounts as part of your OTA ...

Areas of Practice

Occupational therapists in Australia work with those looking to achieve greater success and stability with their everyday occupations. Areas...

Classifieds & Jobs

Are you looking for a career change? OTA’s Jobs Board shares opportunities for OTs across the country.


To register and practise as an OT in Australia, you must first obtain a degree in occupational therapy from a WFOT accredited institution.

Guides to Good Practice

Occupational Therapy Australia works with occupational therapists and other professionals to develop guides to good practice to assist OTs i...


OTA works to keep our members up to date with the issues impacting OTs working within the NDIS.

OTA Position Statements & Frameworks

Occupational Therapy Australia works to provide Position Statements and Papers to identify, discuss and support issues that impact the occup...

Primary Health Networks

Initiated by the federal government in 2015, the Primary Health Network is divided into 31 individual catchments to better provide efficient...

Research Surveys

OTA encourages the development of the OT profession through knowledge sharing and research. Participate in a research survey to support this...

Working in Australia

All Australian OTs must be registered with the OTBA (AHPRA). Overseas trained OTs may also be eligible to practise in Australia once approve...

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