About Allied Health

Allied health

IAHA defines allied health as a collective term used to refer to a variety of healthcare disciplines that contribute to a person’s physical, sensory, psychological, cognitive, social, emotional and cultural wellbeing, excluding medicine, nursing and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health worker/practitioner roles.

Allied health functions include, but are not limited to, the identification, evaluation, management and prevention of disease and disorders; dietary and nutritional services; rehabilitation services; and public health.

Journeys into Allied health

Please take the time to read the stories of some inspirational Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander allied health professionals and the journeys that brought them to their chosen career.

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