Approval as a Rehabilitation Program Provider - Australian Government


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


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.




Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount
Apply Application All $2000.00


Task Business Structure Resources
Apply All Application Form for Initial Approval as a Rehabilitation Program Provider (Workplace Rehabilitation Provider) - DOCX (Opens in new window)
Renew All Renewal Application for Approval as a Workplace Rehabilitation Provider - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on forms to be submitted.

Act(s) name

Safety Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 1988 AG

Regulation(s) name

Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation Regulations 2002 AG

Administering agency

Department of Employment


Corporate Operations

Contact details

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

Approved Rehabilitation Provider Applications

Corporate Operations


Department of Employment

Mailing address: GPO BOX 9905
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2601
Phone: 02 6276 0333
Phone: 1300 366 979
Other: 1300 196 971