Northern Territory (NT) Health has over 500 allied health professionals providing a range of diagnostic and therapeutic services for Territorians.
Some of the services provided by allied health within NT Health include:
- occupational therapy
- clinical psychology
- environmental health
- dental therapy
- speech pathology
- orthotics / prosthetics
- social work
The Principal Allied Health Advisor informs, guides and advocates on issues affecting the allied health workforce from a local to a national level across a wide range of issues including workforce planning, education and safety and quality.
NT Health accepts students undertaking health courses for clinical placement subject to availability, a current Student Placement Agreement with the teaching institution and in line with prioritisation criteria.
Read more about student placements.
Registration and professional associations
In the NT Health there are approximately 20 professions making up allied health. Information related to registration, regulation and professional associations are listed below.
Go to licensing and registration for information about NT health practitioner registration.
The following non-government organisations offer research and information for allied health professionals.
|Services of Australian Rural and Remote Allied Health (SARRAH)|
Go to the SARRAH website
|The Centre for Allied Health Evidence at the University of South Australia|
Indigenous Allied Health.
Go to the Indigenous Allied Health website.
Principal Allied Health Advisor
Department of Health
87 Mitchell Street
Darwin NT 0800
PO Box 40596
Casuarina NT 0811
Last updated: 07 December 2019