Approval as a Rehabilitation Program Provider - Australian Government

Service summary

You will require this approval if you intend to provide rehabilitation services. Approved rehabilitation providers are health professionals who have specialised in occupational rehabilitation and can facilitate the return to work of injured employees.

Approved providers include:

  • occupational therapists
  • rehabilitation counsellors
  • psychologists
  • physiotherapists
  • speech pathologists
  • social workers.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type

Licence

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:

  • provide identification details of yourself and the personnel who will participate in the provision of rehabilitation
  • comply with operational standards.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements or see the attached criteria document.

Duration

Ongoing.

Fees

 TypeDescription
ApplyApplication

$2 000

Other resources

 Resources
Comply Operational Standards for Rehabilitation Providers - PDF Opens a PDF in a new browser window
Application Fee for Initial Approval as a Comcare Rehabilitation Provider - PDF Opens a PDF in a new browser window
Criteria and Operational Standards for Workplace Rehabilitation Providers - PDF Opens a PDF in a new browser window
Renew

Renewal Application for Approval as a Workplace Rehabilitation Provider - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on forms to be submitted.

Administering agency

Department of Employment
Comcare
Corporate Operations

Act(s) name

Safety Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 1988 (Australian Government)

Regulation(s) name

Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation Regulations 2002 (Australian Government)

Contact details

Approved Rehabilitation Provider Applications
Department of Employment
Comcare
Corporate Operations


Mailing address:
GPO BOX 9905
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2601

Phone:

1300366979
rehab.approval@comcare.gov.au

Supporting information

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