Media Releases

OTA response to Nine/Fairfax article “Government targets aged care ‘over-servicing’ by physiotherapists”.
OTA response to Nine/Fairfax article “Government targets age...

25 Mar 2022 | Occupational Therapy Australia (OTA) supports the response of our allied health colleagues at the Australia Physi...

OTA Calls for Mandatory Vaccination for All Health Care Settings
OTA Calls for Mandatory Vaccination for All Health Care Sett...

3 Sep 2021 | Occupational Therapy Australia (OTA) is calling for the mandatory vaccination of all Australian health care profe...

Labor and the Greens endorse role of occupational therapy ahead of Saturday’s Tasmanian election
Labor and the Greens endorse role of occupational therapy ah...

27 Apr 2021 | The Tasmania Division of Occupational Therapy Australia (OTA) has welcomed undertakings from the Australian Labor...

Major parties endorse role of occupational therapy ahead of Saturday’s WA poll
Major parties endorse role of occupational therapy ahead of ...

11 Mar 2021 | The Western Australian Division of Occupational Therapy Australia (OTA) has welcomed undertakings from the major ...

Occupational therapists welcome final report of the Royal Commission into Victoria’s Mental Health System
Occupational therapists welcome final report of the Royal Co...

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

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...

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...