Approval as a Rehabilitation Program Provider - Australian Government


You will need approval if you intend to provide rehabilitation services. Approved rehabilitation providers are health professionals who are 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.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

You will be required to provide a range of information to determine an organisation or individual's ability to operate as an approved provider. To be eligible for this approval, you will also be required to:

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


3 years


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $2000.00

New applicant fee. Fees for 2023-24


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 and Workplace Relations


Contact details

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