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About OTA

Occupational Therapy Australia is the peak professional body representing the interests of occupational therapists across the country, Occupational Therapy Australia strives to ensure that members consistently receive quality, responsive services that add significant value to their careers.

The Association also aims to support, promote and represent the profession of occupational therapy as a key component of the allied health sector in Australia. Occupational Therapy Australia comprises all states and territories (Divisions) and has a membership of some 12,000 occupational therapists and occupational therapy students.

By joining Occupational Therapy Australia you gain access to a range of products and services locally, interstate and nationally that assist in supporting your career and ongoing professional development. OTA offers a variety of membership categories to support OT throughout their career and beyond, find out which category and benefits are best for you here.

To find out more about Occupation Therapy Australia please visit or call 1300 682 878.


Join OTA

OTA is dedicated to supporting occupational therapists to support their community. By joining the association, members gain access to a range of products and services locally, interstate and nationally that assist in supporting their career and ongoing professional development.


We are in the midst of a once in a generation change in the way health, disability and aged care services are delivered. Essentially this is a shift from block funding to a client-directed care model, with funding tailored to meet the individual’s specific needs.

Connections Summer 2022

In our current edition we focus on "OTs in Action" - the role of OT in environmental substantiality, breaking the silence: racism an anti-racism, celebrating OTA's award winners.

Find your next role

OTA Jobs Board

Search for OT jobs across Australia, or upload your CV and be found by employers nationwide for occupational therapy roles with all kinds of specialisations.

Search for CPD

Occupational Therapy Australia aims to provide accessible and relevant professional education and resources for the ot profession throughout Australia.

Guides to Good Practice

Practice Support

Guides to Good Practice

Occupational Therapy Australia works with occupational therapists and other professionals to develop guides to good practice to assist OTs in providing the best quality of service to their clients.