Media Releases

Forum to examine the vital role of occupational therapists in the delivery of mental health care
Forum to examine the vital role of occupational therapists i...

10 Nov 2020 | More than 250 people are expected to attend Occupational Therapy Australia’s (OTA) Mental Health Forum, to be con...

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...

ACT Election: Major Parties Endorse Role of Occupational Therapists But Overlook Key Opportunities
ACT Election: Major Parties Endorse Role of Occupational The...

14 Oct 2020 | The ACT Division of Occupational Therapy Australia (OTA) has welcomed several undertakings from the major parties...

OT Exchange 2020: Occupational therapist identifies link between playfulness and wellbeing in adults
OT Exchange 2020: Occupational therapist identifies link bet...

15 Sep 2020 | Delegates at the 2020 Virtual OT Exchange have been told that playfulness is significantly related to a range of ...

OT Exchange 2020: Award-winning sensory garden improves wellbeing for kids with Autism
OT Exchange 2020: Award-winning sensory garden improves well...

15 Sep 2020 | Delegates at the 2020 Virtual OT Exchange have been told that children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) respon...

OT Exchange 2020: Innovative practices improve employability for people with a disability
OT Exchange 2020: Innovative practices improve employability...

15 Sep 2020 | Delegates at the 2020 Virtual OT Exchange have been told that innovative programs can help people with a disabili...

OT Exchange 2020: Health workers asked, why don’t we care for ourselves?
OT Exchange 2020: Health workers asked, why don’t we care fo...

14 Sep 2020 | Delegates at the 2020 Virtual OT Exchange have been told that systematic factors may explain our tendency to endu...

OT Exchange 2020: Activate–A New Multidisciplinary Oncology Outpatient Program
OT Exchange 2020: Activate–A New Multidisciplinary Oncology ...

14 Sep 2020 | Delegates at the 2020 Virtual OT Exchange have been told that a new oncology rehabilitation program is improving ...

OT Exchange 2020: Families Welcome the Unexpected Benefits of Telehealth
OT Exchange 2020: Families Welcome the Unexpected Benefits o...

14 Sep 2020 | Delegates at the 2020 Virtual OT Exchange have been told that the shift to telehealth during COVID-19 has increas...