DRTA Mission Statement

Diversional & Recreation Therapy Australia is committed to promoting, fostering and advancing the development of the profession of Diversional Therapy in Australia and internationally. Its mission is to ensure that the practice of Diversional Therapy continues to be viable and relevant, contributing to the wellbeing of clients and the community, while encouraging education, professional and personal development in its members.


DRTA Philosophy

Diversional therapy practitioners provide, facilitate and coordinate leisure and recreational activities which are designed to support, challenge and enhance the psychological, spiritual, social, emotional and physical wellbeing of individuals who experience barriers to participation in leisure and recreational pursuits thus affecting their quality of life.