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Latest Update in Social Prescribing
Latest Update in Social Prescribing

12 May 2022 | We thank all occupational therapists for their efforts in completing the survey and the students for undertaking ...

Queensland Mental Health Select Committee Public Hearing
Queensland Mental Health Select Committee Public Hearing

5 May 2022 | OTA welcomed the opportunity to provide a submission to the Mental Health Select Committee’s Inquiry into the opp...

2021-2022 Northern Territory State Budget Delivered
2021-2022 Northern Territory State Budget Delivered

12 May 2021 | Northern Territory Chief Minister and Treasurer Michael Gunner has unveiled a $1.4 billion budget deficit in the ...

NDIS Submission: Inquiry into Independent Assessments Under the NDIS
NDIS Submission: Inquiry into Independent Assessments Under ...

13 Apr 2021 | OTA has lodged its submission to the Australian Parliament’s Joint Standing Committee on the National Disability ...

Occupational therapists welcome final report of the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety
Occupational therapists welcome final report of the Royal Co...

3 Mar 2021 | Chief Executive Officer of Occupational Therapy Australia (OTA), Samantha Hunter, said the Royal Commissioner’s r...

OTA Submission to the QPC NDIS Market Report  Feb 2021
OTA Submission to the QPC NDIS Market Report Feb 2021

8 Feb 2021 | OTA is aware of growing concerns around some new graduates being recruited by large, multidisciplinary NDIS provi...

NDIS Update: Independent Assessment Postponement
NDIS Update: Independent Assessment Postponement

25 Nov 2020 | The NDIA has announced a postponement of the introduction of the NDIS Independent Assessments. They will now be i...

Changes to NDIS Worker Screening Arrangements
Changes to NDIS Worker Screening Arrangements

5 Nov 2020 | The NDIS Quality and Safeguards Commission are implementing a nationally consistent NDIS worker screening arrange...

Queensland Labor and the Greens endorse role of occupational therapy while other major parties fail to respond
Queensland Labor and the Greens endorse role of occupational...

29 Oct 2020 | The Queensland Division of Occupational Therapy Australia (OTA) has been left disappointed with only two of the m...