As educators of allied health professionals, ACDHS sits at the nexus between health and education. As such, members are well placed to provide insights on the demands our future health workforce will face, and opportunities to improve the efficacy of their practice and the sustainability of the systems they will work in.

Focus areas

Health workforce education

  • Leadership and innovation in health professional education.
  • Promoting a systems approach to the development of national health and education policy.
  • Promoting excellence in allied health professional education.

Health systems and services

  • Promote the role and contribution of the allied health workforce within the evolving the health, disability and aged care systems.
  • Promote improvements in health in underserved areas and populations through education and workforce development.

Research advocacy

  • Promote excellence in research within the health and human service systems.
  • Inform multidisciplinary health workforce planning and promote health workforce research


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