Media Releases

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 b...

15 Oct 2019 | A spotlight will next week be shone on the great work done by Australia’s 21,000 occupational therapists.

Occupational therapy and the fight against human trafficking, slavery and exploitation
Occupational therapy and the fight against human tr...

12 Jul 2019 | Mrs Emma George, a registered occupational therapist with postgraduate qualifications in public health, told dele...

Using technologies to promote meaningful engagement for people with dementia
Using technologies to promote meaningful engagement...

12 Jul 2019 | Ms Imojean Best, an occupational therapist who completed her honours project last year at the University of Sydne...

Veterans’ PTSD and occupational therapy
Veterans’ PTSD and occupational therapy

12 Jul 2019 | Mr Nathan Kerr, a veteran and doctoral student at the University of Newcastle, told delegates that as the rates o...

Enhancing self-care after acquired brain injury
Enhancing self-care after acquired brain injury

12 Jul 2019 | Ms Laura De Lacy, an occupational therapist at Melbourne’s Alfred Health, said that people with ABI commonly expe...

The NDIS and connection to community
The NDIS and connection to community

11 Jul 2019 | Associate Professor Rachael McDonald, from Swinburne University of Technology’s School of Health Sciences, told d...

Promoting physical activity and better health among Aboriginal children
Promoting physical activity and better health among...

11 Jul 2019 | Sydney based occupational therapist, Ms Sarah Liew told delegates low physical activity participation is present ...

Men’s Shed volunteers mentor young men with intellectual disability
Men’s Shed volunteers mentor young men with intelle...

11 Jul 2019 | Professor Angus Buchanan, Head of School at Curtin University’s School of Occupational Therapy, told delegates th...

Six new Fellows inducted into the Occupational Therapy Australia Research Academy
Six new Fellows inducted into the Occupational Ther...

11 Jul 2019 | The Academy was established both to recognise outstanding scholarship in the occupational therapy profession and ...