Allied Health and Nursing

TROHPIQ  currently has a number of nursing and allied health members including students from occupational therapy, paramedics, nursing, pharmacy and physiotherapy.

In the last few years TROHPIQ has introduced a number of opportunities specifically for its allied health members. Allied health students are also welcome to take part in all other activities offered by TROHPIQ.


In 2018 we will provide you with the following opportunities:

  • Clinical skills days for nursing and allied health students
  • Rural high school visits throughout Queensland
  • The annual bush retreat for allied health and nursing students (BRAHN)
  • Careers in Rural Health Evenings – at UQ, ACU and USQ
  • Scholarships for undertaking rural placements
  • Rural experience trips, social and networking events
  • Representation to the National Rural Health Students’ Network
  • Pathways to funding to attend conferences throughout the country
  • First Aid Course
  • Indigenous Health Seminar
  • Rural Mental Health Seminar

For more information, check out the links under the ‘Allied Health’ section of our website or email your friendly nursing and allied health officers:



Nursing and Allied Health Officer Education 
Jessica Thackeray

Nursing & Allied Health Officer Social
Amelia Young

Featured photo by Fiona Edwards