National Strategy Group

The AHRG Pathway National Strategy Group (AHRG Pathway NSG) aims to achieve a nationally recognised and accepted, sustainable and valuable rural generalist pathway for the allied health professions.  It provides oversight to the development of the Pathway, as well as strategic advice and support to stakeholders, decision-makers and allied health service providers. 


The AHRG Pathway NSG will representatives from organisations with interest and expertise in the development and growth of the AHRG Pathway nationally, including professional associations, health workforce agencies, university departments of rural health, primary health networks and local health networks. Additional members may be invited from time to time to ensure representation from relevant technical experts.

The role of the AHRG Pathway NSG is to:

  • Provide expert advice and oversight to support the successful development and implementation of the AHRG Pathway including coursework accreditation;
  • Provide advice to AAHLF, Departments of Health and other stakeholders regarding the progress of the National AHRG Pathway Development Plan
  • Encourage allied health service providers, commissioning organisations, professional membership bodies and teaching institutions to engage with the AHRG Pathway; and
  • Publicly convey the purpose, benefits and outcomes of the AHRG Pathway for the allied health professions and for rural communities.