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MEMBERSHIP

  • TAVRP represent Workplace Rehabilitation Provider (WRP) interests at Regulator and industry forums with updates on local and national industry issues, developments, reforms and rehabilitation strategies
  • TAVRP advocates for the Workplace Rehabilitation Provider Industry at Jurisdictional levels
  • TAVRP hosts Tasmanian- based Professional development with local and nationally recognised leaders in workplace injury management, showcasing current evidence  and practice in rehabilitation and prevention
  • TAVRP has a collegial relationship with ARPA (Australian Rehabilitation Provider Association). ARPA are in continuous communication with TAVRP about their activities and PD opportunities which are distributed to our Membership. TAVRP and ARPA have worked on key national initiatives (HWCA review) and also on State Government legislative changes (red-tape reduction)
  • TAVRP hosts regular breakfast seminars in Hobart and Launceston with local experts in their field sharing their knowledge
  • TAVRP offers significantly discounted member rates for PD compared to the non-member rate
  • TAVRP offers Peer networking opportunities
TAVRP Inc has six levels of membership:

  • Life Members
  • Fellows
  • Members
  • Provisional Members
  • Associate Member
  • Student Member

Membership of TAVRP Inc is open to individuals  at a level appropriate to their qualifications and experience. For example….

  • Involved in providing Occupational Rehabilitation services within Tasmania at the time of application to the Association and who are eligible for membership of their relevant professional associations (provisional members/ members/ fellows)
  • Who are working as Return to Work Co-ordinators/ Injury Management Coordinators/ Rehabilitation Case Managers (associates)
  • Interested in the Occupational Rehabilitation industry (associates)
  • A person to whom the Association has conferred Life Membership based upon that person having given outstanding service to the Association
  • That person has all the rights of a Full Member and is exempt from paying annual membership subscriptions
  • Professional, tertiary qualification in a health related field, which has an integral involvement in Vocational Rehabilitation. Examples of such fields are: Occupational Therapy, Audiology, Physiotherapy, Medicine, Psychology, Nursing, Social Work, Rehabilitation Counselling.
  • Minimum experience of two (2) years full time, or equivalent practice, in that field of qualification.
  • Proven experience for a minimum of five (5) years’ full time, or equivalent, in managing the Vocational Rehabilitation process. Such a process must focus on the integration of, and liaison with all parties involved in treating, rehabilitating and returning the worker to optimum health and employment status.
  • Academic contributions to Vocational Rehabilitation such as recognized scientific presentations, papers, publications, or similar.
  • Is eligible for membership of his/her professional association.
  • Professional tertiary qualifications in a health related field, which has an integral involvement in Vocational Rehabilitation. Examples of such fields are Occupational Therapy, Physiotherapy, Audiology, Medicine, Psychology, Nursing, Social Work and Rehabilitation Counselling.
  •  Proven experience for a minimum of two (2) years’ full time, or equivalent, in managing the Vocational Rehabilitation process. Such a process must focus on the integration of, and liaison with, all parties involved in treating, rehabilitating and returning the worker to optimum health and employment status.
  • Is eligible for membership of his/her professional association.
  • Professional tertiary qualifications in a health related field, which has an integral involvement in Vocational Rehabilitation.  Examples of such fields are Occupational Therapy, Physiotherapy, Audiology, Medicine, Psychology, Nursing, Social Work and Rehabilitation Counselling; and
  • Less than two (2) years full time, or equivalent, proven experience in managing the Vocational Rehabilitation process.  Such a process must focus on the integration of, and liaison with, all parties involved in treating, rehabilitating and returning the worker to optimum health and employment status; and
  • Is eligible for membership of his/her professional association.
  • Work in a role which involves managing the Vocational Rehabilitation process by coordinating a multiple of disciplines in order to achieve Vocational Rehabilitation objectives; or
  • Professional interest in the field of Vocational Rehabilitation
A person undertaking a course of Tertiary study which is integral to the field of Vocational Rehabilitation
Annual proof of Tertiary enrolment is required
A Student Member does not have any voting  under these Rules but is entitled to participate fully in all the activities of the Association
  • Full Members & Fellows – $240 (incl GST)
  • Provisional Member – $200 (incl GST)
  • Associate Member – $165 (incl GST)
  • Student Member – $100 (incl GST)