Call for applications for appointment to the Occupational Therapy Board of Australia

There is a vacancy arising for a community member from any state or territory on the Occupational Therapy Board of Australia.

All appointments are made by the Health Council (the Ministerial Council) per the Health Practitioner Regulation National Law, as in force in each state and territory (the National Law).

Ahpra is committed to increasing diversity and social inclusion on National Boards. Applications are encouraged from people with a disability, people who identify as Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, LGBTQI and people from culturally diverse backgrounds.

More information about the roles, eligibility requirements and the application process can be found within the online application form via Ahpra’s Board member recruitment page.

Join us for a live Q&A webinar with current National Board Chairs, practitioner and community members to learn more about what is involved.  Register below to attend a session:

If you have questions, please contact the Ahpra statutory appointments team via email:


  • Community members may be from any state or territory – there are no jurisdictional eligibility requirements.
Page reviewed 15/01/2021