Advocacy

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...

OTA 2020-21 Pre-Budget Submission
OTA 2020-21 Pre-Budget Submission

19 Dec 2019 | Occupational Therapy Australia (OTA) welcomes the opportunity to make a pre-budget submission to the federal gove...

More Mental Health Support In Primary Schools
More Mental Health Support In Primary Schools

3 Dec 2019 | Following on from the initial roll out in the Barwon and Bayside Peninsula, schools are now employing mental heal...

Gayle's Law Amendments Protect Rural SA Health Practitioners
Gayle's Law Amendments Protect Rural SA Health Practitioners

21 Nov 2019 | OTA was pleased to see the introduction of revised Gayle's Law regulations which close loopholes highlighted by o...

Seeking Feedback: Education Issues Paper
Seeking Feedback: Education Issues Paper

14 Nov 2019 | Members may be interested to know the Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People w...

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...

New Bill Passed: Workers’ Compensation & Rehabilitation
New Bill Passed: Workers’ Compensation & Rehabilitation

30 Oct 2019 | The Queensland Parliament has passed the Workers’ Compensation and Rehabilitation and Other Legislation Amendment...

Seeking Feedback: NTC Discussion Paper on Barriers to the Safe Use of Motorised Mobility Devices
Seeking Feedback: NTC Discussion Paper on Barriers to the Sa...

30 Oct 2019 | The National Transport Commission is proposing a policy to address the barriers in the Australian Road Rules that...

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.