Mental Health

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...

Have Your Say: Medicare Evaluation Update
Have Your Say: Medicare Evaluation Update

19 Apr 2022 | We’d like to hear from you if you’re interested in joining a short-term working group focused on the Better Acces...

OTs in Schools: Supporting Social and Emotional Wellbeing
OTs in Schools: Supporting Social and Emotional Wellbeing

11 Apr 2022 | OTA facilitated another successful Hot Topic event in South Australia on Thursday 24 March 2022.

Mental Health in Children Study MCRI
Mental Health in Children Study MCRI

4 Oct 2021 | The Murdoch Children’s Research Institute is providing an opportunity for OTs to assist in a project looking at m...

Qld Introduces Presumptive Legislation for First Responders Experiencing Ptsd
Qld Introduces Presumptive Legislation for First Responders ...

4 Jun 2021 | Queensland parliament have passed new laws for first responders experiencing post-traumatic stress disorder

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...

Connecting to Create Change: Reflections on the Virtual OT Mental Health Forum
Connecting to Create Change: Reflections on the Virtual OT M...

16 Dec 2020 | In the midst of turbulent times the Virtual OT Mental Health Forum provided the opportunity for OTs to come toget...

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...

My Story: Autism and Mental Health—Accessing Clinical Services
My Story: Autism and Mental Health—Accessing Clinical Servic...

20 Aug 2020 | I am an autistic author and advocate. I want to highlight what has been helpful to me and what has not worked so ...