Victoria's allied health sector covers a range of areas of expertise. It includes all university or other tertiary-qualified health professions, apart from doctors and nurses.
Victoria has a strong reputation for high quality allied health services. Allied health practitioners in Victoria work in public and private hospitals, small and large private practices, and through a range of community health centres and realted services.
As of January 2010, the Department of Health estimates that there are approximately 35,000 allied health workers in Victoria.
See the Visa Nomination Occupation Lists for Victoria for eligible occupations, including requirements for specific occupations.
Visit our Visas and Immigrating section for detailed information about the minimum eligibility requirements, assessment criteria and the application process for Victorian visa nomination.
Professional bodies and industry associations are a good source of information about the allied health sector in Victoria.
The following bodies represent various areas within the sector: