Appendix - Authorised Service Provider Eligibility Criteria (Rehabilitation and Disability)

Service providerTAC eligibility criteria
Allied health assistantsHolder of a Certificate 3 in Health (Allied Health Assistant). See also the TAC Attendant care guidelines policy.
Attendant care agencyRefer to the TAC Schedule 2 Authorised Disability Services
AudiologistEligible for full membership of the Audiological Society of Australia and/or accreditation by the Australian Hearing Service (AHS). See also the TAC's Audiology guidelines
Case managerRefer to the TAC Schedule 2 Authorised Disability Services
Community access plannersRefer to the TAC Schedule 2 Authorised Disability Services
Community group providerRefer to the TAC Schedule 2 Authorised Disability Services
DietitianEligible for accreditation as an 'Accredited Practicing Dietitian' in the state or territory in which the service is provided. See also the TAC Dietitian policy.
Driving instructorDriving Instructors who hold 'Driving Instructor Authority' under the Road Safety Act (1986). See also the TAC Driving instructor guidelines policy.
Drug and alcohol workerDrug and Alcohol Workers employed in agencies funded by the Department of Human Services. See also the Mental health and wellbeing services policy.

Education support services provider including:

  • Integration aide/teacher
  • Inclusion support facilitor
  • Tutoring agency
Refer to the TAC Schedule 1 Authorised Rehabilitation Services
Equipment transportation providerRefer to the TAC Schedule 1 Authorised Rehabilitation Services
Exercise physiologyRefer to the TAC Schedule 1 Authorised Rehabilitation Services
Family support workerFamily support workers employed in agencies funded by the Department of Human Services.
Guide dog and assistance dog providersRefer to the TAC Schedule 2 Authorised Disability Services
Orientation and mobility instructorEligible for membership of the Orientation and Mobility Specialists' Association of Victoria Inc or of the state or territory in which the service takes place. See also the TAC Orientation and Mobility policy.
OrthoptistEligible for membership of The Orthoptic Association of Australia. See also the Orthoptics policy.
OrthotistRefer to the TAC Schedule 1 Authorised Rehabilitation Services
Respite services providerRefer to the TAC Schedule 2 Authorised Disability Services
Social workerEligible for full membership of the Australian Association of Social Workers Ltd. See also the TAC Social Work guidelines.
Special education consultantA teacher with postgraduate qualifications in a relevant specialist area and experienced in working with people with a disability. See also the TAC Education Services guidelines.
Speech pathologistEligible for full membership of the Speech Pathology Association of Australia Ltd. See also the TAC Speech Pathology policy.
Supported employment services providerRefer to the TAC Schedule 2 Authorised Disability Services