The Success of the Programs at Yooroang Garang


DEST figures reveal that the Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Sydney has the highest number of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander rehabilitation therapies and community health graduates in the nation (DEST, 2003). Since 1992 there have been 66 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander graduates from the Faculty of Health Sciences in Physiotherapy, Occupational Therapy, Speech Therapy, Rehabilitation Counselling, Health Information Management, Leisure and Health and Medical Radiation Sciences.

Indigenous Allied Health Graduates (1992 - 2012)

Program

Graduates

Health Information Management

1

Speech Pathology

4

Physiotherapy

33

Nursing

5

Rehabilitation Counselling

1

Occupational Therapy

9

Exercise & Sport Science

1

Med Radiation Technology

6

Leisure and Health

1

Master of Physiotherapy

4

Master of Occupational Therapy

1

TOTAL

66

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