Professional Associations

Professional Associations

The benefits of becoming a student member of a professional association include:

  • Student memberships are often free
  • Receive networking opportunities with practitioners, graduates and industry leaders
  • You are kept up-to-date with relevant information regarding your chosen modality
  • Access to online resources, seminars and webinars
  • Gives you the ability to use your time as a student to identify the best association for you
  • Student members may have their full membership fast tracked upon graduation

To assist you in deciding which Professional Association to join as a student each professional association is listed below under their relevant modality and include a short video introduction and link to their website. 

Naturopathy

  • ANTA - Australian Natural Therapists Association
  • ANPA - Australian Naturopathic Practitioners Association
  • ATMS - Australian Traditional Medicine Society
  • CMA - Complementary Medicine Association
  • IICT - International Institute for Complementary Therapists
  • NHAA - Naturopaths & Herbalists Association of Australia

Acupuncture

  • AACMA - Australian Acupuncture & Chinese Medicine Association
  • ANTA - Australian Natural Therapists Association
  • ATMS - Australian Traditional Medicine Society
  • CMA - Complementary Medicine Association
  • FCMA - Federation of Chinese Medicine & Acupuncture Societies of Australia
  • IICT - International Institute for Complementary Therapists

Nutritional and Dietetic Medicine

  • ANTA - Australian Natural Therapists Association
  • ATMS - Australian Traditional Medicine Society
  • CMA - Complementary Medicine Association
  • IICT - International Institute for Complementary Therapists

Myotherapy

  • ANTA - Australian Natural Therapists Association
  • ATMS - Australian Traditional Medicine Society
  • IICT - International Institute for Complementary Therapists
  • MMA - Massage and Myotherapy Australia
  • MAA - Myotherapy Association Australia