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NDIS Assistive Technology Report

The Joint Standing Committee on the NDIS Assistive Technology report has tabled and is now available from the committee’s website (12th December 2018). There is a Facebook page “NDIS OT Providers” for those OTs working in NDIS and...

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OTs Prescribing Magnifiers

The Occupational Therapy Board of Australia works under the framework of the Health Practitioner Regulation Law, as in force in each state and territory (the National Law). The National Law protects titles, such as ‘occupational...

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Advertising Compliance Strategy

An Advertising compliance and enforcement strategy for the National Scheme was launched in April 2017. The strategy has met a number of its targets since its launch including clear, concise and helpful correspondence about advertising...

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Aust OT Competency Standards 2019

The new Australian occupational therapy competency standards (the competency standards) come into effect from 1 January 2019. The new competency standards outline the professional behaviours that all occupational therapists should...

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Recency of Practice

Are you a qualified and trained occupational therapist but concerned about how recent your practice is? Perhaps you are planning to return to work after a period of extended leave and want to know the requirements you must meet....

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Statutory Declarations Regulation

Back in March 2017 WAOTA submitted on behalf of Occupational Therapists in Western Australia that the rules of Statutory Declarations be amended to allow for Occupational Therapists to be added as witnesses to statutory declarations in...

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