Latest COVID-19 information

Allied Health professionals including Arts Therapists, as authorised workers, may also be asked to provide evidence of their vaccinations. Here is the link to the Services Australia website.

Mandatory COVID Vaccines in Australia | FairWork Australia has released details on industries where COVID vaccines are mandatory. Read more.


Public Health Directions have been issued to help keep everyone in the community COVID safe. Find out what you can do and which services are open or restricted. Read more.


Find information on how new restrictions affect you. Read more.

New South Wales

Link to accessing the authorised worker travel permit through Service NSW. This is required for allied health professionals who live in an LGA of concern and need to travel outside their LGA for work, or need to travel into an LGA of concern for work. Updated advice on vaccine requirements for permitted workers here.

Northern Territory

South Australia

Western Australia

ACT (Australia)

Refinements to lockdown restrictions click here.


Please note that Tasmania has mandated all health settings. Read more.


The Multi-Ministry Taskforce had announced that Singapore will scale back social interactions from 27 September through 24 October 2021, so as to slow down community transmissions, and allow for better stability. Read more

Hong Kong

For the latest updates on Hong Kong click here.

New Zealand

To see the current alert level in your region click here.

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Categories and requirements

Learn about pathways to professional registration as a creative arts therapist with ANZACATA.

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Information about benefits and requirements of becoming a member of ANZACATA.


Members can easily search for ANZACATA approved supervisors to facilitate supervision requirements.

Members can stay up to date with current jobs sourced from various platforms and updated regularly.

Members can book into various events throughout the year. Events are available to members only.

Members can access a wide variety of resources including webinars, special logos, news and more.

Deadline for the Next Edition of JoCAT

Submission deadline Volume 16, Number 2, 2021 is SUNDAY 6 JUNE
If you have an Article, Case Study, Essay, Reflection, Discussion Paper, Review, Interview, or a Creative Contribution that you would like to see published, send it in for consideration. Image: Sasha Iyengar, Like ripples, we hope this work will change the tide (Day 4)’, from Newborn in pandemic: Creativity in isolation, JoCAT 15(1), 29.

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ANZACATA acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of the land and waters of Australia and we pay our respect to Elders - past, present and emerging. We acknowledge that sovereignty has never been ceded.

ANZACATA acknowledges Māori as tangata whenua and Treaty of Waitangi partners in Aotearoa New Zealand and embraces the three guiding principles of the Treaty – Partnership, Participation and Protection. We extend our respect to other indigenous peoples on all the lands in which we work.

ANZACATA supports the Uluru Statement from the Heart.

Supporting and advancing creative arts therapies in Australia, New Zealand and Asia-Pacific

Last updated: 17 September 2021

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