Advocacy

OTs secure significant undertakings in lead-up to NT election
OTs secure significant undertakings in lead-up to NT electio...

18 Aug 2020 | Occupational therapists and their clients in the Northern Territory will benefit from important new initiatives, ...

SA Health Governance: Advocacy for OTA Members
SA Health Governance: Advocacy for OTA Members

3 Jul 2020 | OTA was recently approached to comment on the re-introduction of the Health Care (Governance) Amendment Bill 2020...

Have Your Say: Upcoming ACT Election
Have Your Say: Upcoming ACT Election

30 Jun 2020 | Occupational Therapy Australia is writing to each of the major parties contesting the ACT State Election.

Seeking Member Feedback: Aged Care Worker Regulation Scheme Consultation Paper
Seeking Member Feedback: Aged Care Worker Regulation Scheme ...

3 Jun 2020 | The Commonwealth Department of Health is exploring a registration scheme for aged care workers. A Consultation Pa...

TAC and Telehealth Update
TAC and Telehealth Update

9 Apr 2020 | TAC is now implementing telehealth item codes for occupational therapists, GPs and other allied health services. ...

Member Feedback: Meeting with NSW Ministry of Health
Member Feedback: Meeting with NSW Ministry of Health

17 Mar 2020 | In response to a request from Occupational Therapy Australia, the NSW Ministry of Health has scheduled a meeting ...

Seeking Feedback: Australian Parliament's Inquiry into the NDIS Workforce
Seeking Feedback: Australian Parliament's Inquiry into the N...

5 Mar 2020 | The Australian Parliament's Joint Standing Committee on the NDIS is conducting an inquiry into NDIS workforce iss...

Webinar Cancelled: New Arrangements for Aged Care Assessments
Webinar Cancelled: New Arrangements for Aged Care Assessment...

3 Mar 2020 | Given the concerns raised by many OTA members about the proposed reforms, OTA believes this is a positive develop...

Seeking Feedback: ReturnToWorkSA 2020/21 Allied Health Fees
Seeking Feedback: ReturnToWorkSA 2020/21 Allied Health Fees

28 Feb 2020 | The Return to Work Act 2014 requires ReturnToWorkSA to set common fee rates for Allied Health Services, based on ...