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.
Victoria is currently offering visa nomination to applicants with the following allied health sector occupations:
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:
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