Approval as a Rehabilitation Program Provider - Australian Government

Description

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
  • submit the required forms
  • pay any prescribed fees.

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

Duration

21 months after the first renewal date, a period of 4 years after 30 June 2016 and 3 years after 30 June 2020.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $2000.00 Processing fee for application
Renew Renewal All -
  • Providing a rehabilitation program in 1 State or Territory - $1000
  • Providing a rehabilitation program in 2 or 3 States or Territories - $3000
  • Providing a rehabilitation program in 4 or more States or Territories - $5000

Act(s) name

Safety Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 1988 Australian Government

Regulation(s) name

Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation Regulations 2019 Australian Government

Administering agency

Department of Employment, Skills, Small and Family Business

Comcare

Corporate Operations

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

Please use these contact details for help or more information:

Approved Rehabilitation Provider Applications

Corporate Operations

Comcare

Department of Employment, Skills, Small and Family Business

Mailing address: GPO BOX 9905
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2601
Phone: 02 6276 0333
Phone: 1300 366 979
Fax: 1300 196 971
Email: rehab.approval@comcare.gov.au