Diversional Therapy Australia News


Welcome to October,

Thank you to Kylie and the previous board members for their contributions to DRTA over the past three years. I am excited about the possibilities and prospects for our profession in the coming years. The opportunity to work with a forward-thinking board with Toni (VP1), Kim (VP2), Glenda (Sec), Kylie (Tres) and our state representatives Rachel (NSW), Leah (Qld), Darren (SA), Kayla, (Vic) Nicole (WA) and Chris (Tas). This weekend I am hitting the ground running, by attending a workshop on Governance and Board Effectiveness in the Not for Profit Sector to further understand the challenge I am undertaking. By the end of the year, we hope to update the strategic plan to drive the association and profession forward. 

Thank you for the opportunity to serve as the president of our professional association. I have been asked to let you know a little about me so here we go……

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What a year 2018 has been- so many Workshops from one end of the country to the other. With Cognitive Stimulation Therapy Training happening around the country including Melbourne, Adelaide, Toowoomba, Cairns and Hobart- the word is getting out about the benefits of this therapy for people with mild to moderate Dementia. Register your interest in attending a workshop near you in 2019 through the DRTA website.

DRTA Workshops keep you up to date with the changes and the innovations that are happening in the Leisure and Lifestyle “industry”. Our one-day workshops open to members and non-members help to enhance your programs and provide you with professional development information on the newest ideas and industry best practices in line with consumer, service and government expectations. Attending these workshops can provide the professional 

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Workshop Report- June 2018
Our one-day workshops open to members and non-members help to enhance your programs and provide you with professional development...

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For our WA Members...

Dementia Foundation Spark of Life will be holding a free presentation 'Igniting the spark of life in People with Dementia' on Wednesday 6th June 2018.

Please see the attached documents for more details and registration form.


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ATRA ANNUAL IN TR – CALL FOR PAPERS

The ATRA Annual in TR would like... 

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