Where there are consultations which are open for input, they will be shown under Current Consultations.
National Boards and the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) are consulting on future accreditation arrangements from mid-2019, when the current term of assignment of accreditation functions ends.
Released: 17 April 2018
Closed: 14 May 2018
The Occupational Therapy Board of Australia has published a consultation paper on the draft guideline for informing a National Board about where you practise.
Released: 13 April 2018
Closed: 25 May 2018
Released: 13 March 2018
Closed: 4 May 2018
Consultation paper - Revised registration standards for professional indemnity insurance arrangements, continuing professional development and recency (576 KB,PDF), Word version (758 KB, DOCX).
The Occupational Therapy Board of Australia (the Board) sought feedback from the profession, stakeholders and the community on the proposed revised competency standards for occupational therapists.
Released: 16 January 2017
Closed: 30 March 2017
Submissions will be published soon.
National Boards released for public consultation draft guidelines on the regulatory management of registered health practitioners and students infected with blood-borne viruses.
Released: 24 July 2014
Closed: 26 September 2014
National Boards are undertaking public consultation on a review of the English language skills and Criminal history registration standards.
Released: 25 October 2013
Closed: 23 December 2013
Submissions received can be found on the Past consultations page on the AHPRA website.
All National Boards have undertaken further public consultation on a proposal to refine international criminal history checks.
Released: 2 October 2013
Closed: 31 October 2013
Released: 4 April 2013
Closed: 30 May 2013
The consultation paper included:
Submissions coming soon.
Opened: 13 December 2012
Closed: 16 February 2013
The Occupational Therapy Council (Australia & New Zealand) Ltd (OTC) undertook a review of the accreditation standards used for the accreditation of entry-level programs of occupational therapy education in Australia.
A copy of the consultation document is available on the OTC’s website. The OTC welcomed feedback on any aspects of the proposed accreditation standards.
Public consultation paper on accreditation standards.
Released: 25 June 2012
Closed: 17 August 2012
Submissions received can be found on the past consultations page of the AHPRA website.
Released: 21 May 2012
Closed: 15 June 2012
Released: 21 November 2011
Closed: 9 January 2012
Consultation Paper - Codes and Guidelines (959 KB,PDF)
Submissions Received and Board decision - Codes and Guidelines (185 KB,PDF)
Feedback for Noting
Released: 30 August 2011
Closed: 7 October 2011
Occupational Therapy Proposed Registration Standards Consultation Paper (486 KB,PDF)
Submissions Received and Board decision (58.0 KB,PDF)
Public submissions are available on this website for transparency on our consultations regarding important matters affecting occupational therapists.
We publish submissions in their original format as made by the submitter. If you have difficulty accessing a submission, please contact AHPRA at firstname.lastname@example.org, and we will try to contact the submitter to provide an accessible version of their submission for your reference.
Please note that submitters are asked to provide their submissions to our public consultations in web accessible formats, and we guide them on how this can be achieved. We will update inaccessible submissions on this website when accessible format versions of files become available.