Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency - Call for applications

Call for applications

04 Dec 2015

Call for applications for appointment to the Occupational Therapy Board of Australia’s list of approved persons for appointment to panels.

The Occupational Therapy Board of Australia (the Board) seeks applications for appointment to the list of approved persons for appointment to panels (the list of approved persons) from qualified registered practitioners.

Under the Health Practitioner Regulation National Law, as in force in each state and territory (National Law) a Board convenes health panels and performance and professional standards panels when required to hold hearings into specific health, performance or conduct matters for individual registered health professionals. Such panels consist of members chosen from a Board’s list of approved persons.

The Board is seeking registered practicing practitioners with five (5) years practice experience for the list of approved persons who reside in all states and territories (except NSW1).

For more information on the role and the application process, please download the application guide and application forms below.

Candidate information pack

All appointments are made by the Board under the National Law and your application will be assessed by a Selection Advisory Panel. Appointments are for up to three years, with eligibility for re-appointment, and are expected to commence in April 2016.

For enquiries, please email

Applications close on Monday 1 February 2016.

1Recruitment for panel members is in accordance with s183(2) of the National Law, to the extent practicable, will exclude individuals whose residence or principal place of practice is in a co-regulatory jurisdiction (i.e. NSW).

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