National Advisory Council for Allied Health

The National Advisory Council for Allied Health (the Council) is the peak body within Australia representing vocational education and training (VET) allied health programs. The Council aims to be the voice of allied health in VET. It provides advice on relevant policy and strategy matters relating to allied health assisting training (and other VET trained allied health related disciplines) to:

  • Allied health organisations
  • Education and skills organisations
  • Health, disability and aged care sector representatives

Members have the goal of improving the quality of allied health training in the VET sector. The Council:

  • provides a forum for discussion regarding issues on matters which effect allied health assisting workforce
  • provides a national platform for collaboration, benchmarking, resource and information sharing across and within jurisdictions to enable best practice teaching and learning practices
  • provides strategic advice from TAFE sector to regulatory, accreditation and professional bodies.
  • consults and collaborates with the Chief Allied Health Officer, AHPA, SARRAH, ACHDs, local state/territory governments and other relevant stakeholders
  • provides responses, comments, recommendations on reports, reviews into health, disability and aged care sectors

The network is chaired by TAFE NSW.

For enquiries regarding the National Advisory Council for Allied Health, please contact