Strategic Plan

2022 – 2025


Occupational Therapy Council of Australia Ltd (OTC): contributing to a safe, flexible, innovative and culturally responsive occupational therapy workforce.


The OTC is an independent organisation established to:

  • develop program accreditation standards in occupational therapy;
  • accredit and monitor occupational therapy programs of study and education providers;
  • provide the Occupational Therapy Board of Australia with accreditation reports on programs of study and education providers;
  • assess internationally-qualified occupational therapists who want to work in Australia;
  • assess qualification of Occupational Therapist applying for skilled migration purposes.


  • Culturally responsive
  • Ethical
  • Professional
  • Transparent
  • Collaborative
  • Community and stakeholder focussed
  • Diversity and inclusion

Our Goals:

Goal 1

To develop robust systems in occupational therapy program accreditation and assessment of overseas trained occupational therapists that support continuous improvement and quality of occupational therapy practice in Australia.

Goal 2

To maintain strong governance processes, stakeholder engagement and collaboration to ensure the OTC is a sustainable and effective organisation in achieving our purposes.

Goal 3

To be a leader in developing culturally safe practice in occupational therapy in partnership with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander organisations.