Approval as a Rehabilitation Provider - Australian Capital Territory

Service summary

You will require this approval if you intend to provide vocational rehabilitation to injured workers in the ACT. Vocational rehabilitation providers provide for an injured worker an independent party to liaise and negotiate with everyone involved in the worker's rehabilitation.

Vocational rehabilitation means:

  • Assessment of the needs of the worker during the rehabilitation process; and
  • The provision of services for the injured worker aimed at maintaining them in suitable employment or returning them to suitable employment after and during an injury.

Please use the contact details below to find out more information.

Service type


A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for this approval you must prove your ability to act in accordance with workplace rehabilitation providers guide. This guide can be found in the attached document.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.


Up to 3 years.



Please consult the Contact Officer for information on fees to be submitted.



Please lodge your application directly with the Agency.

Administering agency

Chief Minister, Treasury and Economic Development Directorate
Access Canberra
WorkSafe ACT

Act(s) name

Workers Compensation Act 1951 (Australian Capital Territory)

Regulation(s) name

Workers Compensation Regulation 2002 (Australian Capital Territory)

Contact details

General Enquiries
Chief Minister, Treasury and Economic Development Directorate
Access Canberra
WorkSafe ACT


02 6207 3000


02 6205 0336

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