Importantly, from 1 July 2012 in compliance with new legislation
(Australian Health Practitioner Regulation National Law) all
occupational therapists wanting to practise in Australia are required to
be registered with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency

Internationally-qualified occupational therapists who do not hold a
qualification accredited by the Occupational Therapy Board of Australia
(OTBA) are required to undertake the assessment process with the OTC.