Who can provide allied health care

Learn about regulation of allied health care, the professional organisations involved and allied health in your state or territory.

How allied health care providers are regulated

The allied health workforce in Australia is regulated by either:

Allied health professional organisations

Allied Health Professions Australia (AHPA) is the peak body for allied health in Australia. It represents and advocates for allied health professionals. It covers all health, disability and education systems where allied health services have a role.

Each profession has its own professional association. Most associations are members of AHPA

Allied health in your state or territory

State and territory governments help fund and regulate allied health services. Read about allied health in your state or territory:

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