SARRAH to Administer Allied Health Rural Generalist Workforce and Education Scheme

Date: 
22/11/2019

Helping young allied health professionals tackle the challenges of working in the bush is the focus of a new $3.2 million national scheme announced in Dubbo by Minister for Regional Services Mark Coulton on Thursday.

The Allied Health Rural Generalist Workforce and Education Scheme aims to improve recruitment and retention of allied health professionals in rural and remote communities across Australia.

Mr Coulton was joined by Cath Maloney, the acting chief executive officer (CEO) of Services for Australian Rural and Remote Allied Health (SARRAH), which will administer the scheme, and Marathon Health's allied health portfolio manager Julie Cullenward.

Grace Leonard, Gabby Byrne, Julie Cullenward and Cath Maloney join Mark Coulton for the announcement of the new $3.2 million education program.