Our Corporate Members

Corporate membership is open to all commercial and non-profit organisations who support the aims of SARRAH and want to partner with the organisation.

Through its corporate membership program SARRAH recognises the importance of industry in local communities by providing an opportunity for member organisations to contribute to SARRAH's activities and assist allied health professionals who live and work in rural and remote Australia.

We thank the following organisations for partnering with SARRAH.


Bond University

Bond University is Australia's first private non-profit university, Bond University seeks to be recognised internationally as a leading independent university, imbued with a spirit to innovate, a commitment to influence and a dedication to inspire tomorrow's professionals who share a personalised and transformational student experience. Bond University offers a range of allied health courses including Physiotherapy, Nutrition and Dietetics and Occupational Therapy.

Central Queensland University

Awarded full university status in 1992, Central Queensland University is Australia's largest regional university. CQU has the most extensive geographical footprint of any university in the country with more than 20 physical delivery sites across mainland Australia. The university offers an extensive range of allied health courses including Physiotherapy, Paramedical Science and Occupational Therapy.

Charles Sturt University

Charles Sturt University is a community that embraces diversity and nutures individual growth. CSU value economic, social and environmental sustainability. It connects with the communities in which it operates, providing an excellence in their courses and the opportunities that arise from them. The university offers a diverse range of allied health courses including Nutritiion, Speech Pathology, Pharmacy and Medical Radiation Science.

Edith Cowan University

Established in 1991, Edith Cowan University has grown rapidly into a quality university with excellent student satisfaction and internationally recognised research. Students and graduates at ECU are amongst the best in the world, with many fulfilling crucial roles in our society. ECU offers allied health courses across a range of disciplines including Exercise Physiology, Speech Pathology and Paramedical Science. 

Griffith University

Since its beginning over 40 years ago, Griffith University has been deeply connected to the Asian region, socially conscious and environmentally aware, an integral part of the community and havily industry focused. As a comprehensive and research-intensive university, Griffith is ranked in the top 3% of universities worldwide. A large variety of allied health courses are available at Griffith University including Dentistry, Counselling, Nutrition and Dietetics.

James Cook University

As one of the worlds leading institutions focusing on the tropics, James Cook University is surrounded by the spectacular ecosystems of the rainforests of the wet tropics, dry savannahs and the iconic Great Barrier Reef. Our unique location enables students from Australia and overseas to study in a diverse physical environment unparalleled by any university in the world. At JCU you can access an extensive range of allied health disciplines including Psychology, Occupational Therapy and Exercise Physiology.

La Trobe University

La Trobe University was established in 1967 and is celebrating its 50th year in 2017. The University works with students, staff and the community to make sustainability central to everything they do. La Trobe develops responsible leaders and professionals through its dynamic and future proof programs. Students exploring allied health can study a range of disciplines at the university including Dietetics, Podiatry, Prosthetics and orthotics. 

Southern Cross University

Southern Cross University is a vibrant, contemporary Australian university with beautiful campuses at the Gold Coast, Lismore and Coffs Harbour and branch campuses in Sydney and Melbourne. The university welcomes students from more than 60 countries throughout the world and offer undergraduate and postgraduate courses in an inspiring and supportive learning environment. The SCU allied health offering includes but is not limited to Osteopathy, Occupational Therapy and Podiatry.

University of Canberra

The University of Canberra is and always has been committed to providing a transformative educational experience accessible to everyone, whatever their stage of life and background. UC has a clear professional focus offering a rang of applied degrees and a strong commitment to work integrated learning. Allied health courses provided by the university include but are not limited to Pharmacy, Physiotherapy, Nutrition and Dietetics.

University of New England

The university of New England focus is on delivering a complete on-campus experience through combining affordability, student support and a social focus. Located in Armidale, UNE offers courses in counselling, health management, health practice and community services, mental health, nursing and social work. 

University of Notre Dame

The University of Notre Dame is a distinctive national Catholic university with more than 11,000 students across its campuses in Fremantle, Broome and Sydney. Students are the heart of Notre Dame and are supported to discover and develop their gifts and talents. The range of allied health professions delivered by the University of Notre Dame include physiotherapy, exercise physiology and nursing. 

University of Queensland

The University of Queensland is one of Australia's leading research and teaching institutions. UQ strives for excellence through the creation, preservation, transfer and application of knowledge. For more than a century, the university has educated and worked with outstanding people to deliver knowledge leadership for a better world. UQ has a comprehensive range of allied health courses on offer including Dentistry, Nutrition, Midwifery and Occupational Therapy. 

University of Southern Australia

The University of Southern Australia is Australia's university of enterprise and is a globally-focused, locally-engaged institution established on the dual principles of equity and excellence. UniSA offers degree programs across a wide range of disciplines including allied health. The universities range of allied health courses include Physiotherapy, Podiatry, Medical Radiation Science and Nutrition. 

University of Sunshine Coast

The Univerisity of the Sunshine Coast will be a university of international standing, a driver of capacity building in the Sunshine Coast and broader region, and an unsurpassed community asset. Students receive a high quality educational experience, while enjoying the relaxed lifestyle that the Sunshine Coast offers. Its allied health offering is comprehensive and some options include Dietetics, Paramedical Science, Exercise Physiology and Psychology. 

University of Woolongong

The University of Wollongong is a research-intensive university with an outstanding reputation for its learning environments across a broad range of disciplines. Its commitment to students is evident in their graduates, who are recognised for their capability, quality and success in the global workplace. The university offer allied health courses that cover the areas of Nutrition and Dietetics, Exercise Physiology and Indigenous Health. 

Victoria University

As one of only a few Australian universities to offer both vocational training and higher education with direct pathways between the two. VU's range of courses includes apprenticeships, certificates, diplomas, degrees and postgraduate programs. Allied health disciplines include Social Work, Nutrition, Psychology and Paramedical Science. 

Private Health Care Organisations

Aspen Medical

Aspen Medical is an Australian-owned gobal provided of guaranteed, innovative and tailored healthcare solutions across a diverse range of sectors - from a single paramedic to a full spectrum solution.

Royal Flying Doctors Service of Australia

The Royal Flying Doctor Service of Australia (RFDS) is one of the largest and most comprehensive aeromedical organisations in the world. Using the latest in aviation, medical and communications technology, we deliver extensive primary health care and 24-hour emergency service to those who live, work and travel throughout Australia.

Public Health Care Organisations

Hunter New England Local Health District

The Hunter New England Local Health District provides a range of public health services to the Hunter, New England and Lower Mid North Coast regions. It serves over 900,000 people including over 50,000 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and employs over 16,000 staff. The goal of HNE Health is keeping people healthy and in the community, providing world-class clinical services with timely access and effective infrastructure. 

Northern New South Wales Local Health District

The Northern NSW LHD places local decision-making at the forefront of the organisation. It serves the north eastern tip of NSW and is focused on improving local patient outcomes. NNSW LHD encompases regions including Ballina, Casino, Grafton, Iluka, Nimbin and Yamba among others. 

Southern New South Wales Local Health District

Southern NSW LHD extends from the NSW South Coast and Southern Tablelands, across the Great Dividing Range and the Snowy Mountains and mostly surrounds the Australian Capital Territory. It serves over 200,000 people including nearly 7,000 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. SNSWLHD provide a range of services including emergency, intensive care, coronary care, maternity, acute medical and surgical services along with primary and community services. 

Primary Health Networks

Central Queensland, Wide Bay and Sunshine Coast PHN

Central Queensland, Wide Bay, Sunshine Coast PHN is an independent not for profit organisation funded by the Commonwealth Department of Health to improve the health outcomes of the region. The PHN coordinates primary and preventive healthcare – that is, the healthcare that takes place outside of a hospital, such as GPs, allied health, chronic disease management, aged care, mental health and Indigenous health. 

Darling Downs and West Moreton PHN

Serving the Darling Downs and West Moreton regions, the DDWM PHN supports a combined population of approximately 530,000 people. Darling Downs Hospital and Health Service and GP Connections are the partners involved in administering the DDWM PHN. The PHN has been tasked with breaking down health silos, improving care coordination and ensure greater local GP involvement, with GPs leading the clinical councils that have a direct say in the activities of the PHN.

Northern Territory PHN

NT PHN is a partnership between Aboriginal Medical Services Alliance Northern Territory (AMSANT), the NT Government Department of Health and Health Providers Alliance NT (HPANT) formerly known as the Associate Membership Committee (AMC). NTPHNs vision is that people in the Northern Territory enjoy their best health and wellbeing, which will be achieved through our purpose of building local partnerships and directing resources towards an integrated, high quality primary health care system.

Western Queensland PHN

Western Queensland PHN was formed as an independent not for profit company by the three Western Queensland Hospital and Health Services (HHSs) to create an entity to foster real partnerships with all funders and providers with an aim to improve primary healthcare service delivery to the people of Western Queensland.