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Australian Acupuncture & Chinese Medicine Association Ltd

The Australian Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine Association Ltd (AACMA) is the peak professional body of qualified acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine practitioners in Australia. AACMA has represented the profession since 1973 and values high standards in ethical and professional practice.

More than 2200 acupuncturists and Chinese medicine practitioners are members of AACMA. High standards of education and practice are maintained by AACMA-accredited practitioners due to the profession's determination to provide excellence in acupuncture and TCM health care.

The Chinese medicine profession joined the National Registration and Accreditation Scheme for the Health Professions on 1 July 2012. This is the same scheme that regulates medical practitioners, physiotherapists, chiropractors, dentists, nurses and midwives etc. Chinese medicine practitioners must now be registered with the Chinese Medicine Board of Australia (CMBA) in order to offer acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine services to the public.

To find a registered acupuncturist or Chinese herbal medicine practitioner, use our Practitioner Search.

If you’re a practitioner interested in joining AACMA, visit Joining AACMA.

Latest News

Tue, 12 Aug 2014 02:42:01 -0500

Please be advised that the AACMA National Office will be closed on Wednesday 13 August for the Brisbane Exhibition public holiday. We wish our Brisbane members a lovely break!

Wed, 28 May 2014 05:21:27 -0500

The Winter 2014 issue of member newsletter, the Jing-Luo, is now available to download online.

The print version will arrive in members' mailboxes within the next couple of weeks. Inside, members will also find samples of our brand new, long-anticipated brochures on Acupuncture, Chinese Herbal Medicine and Traditional Chinese Medicine!

This issue contains pictures and highlights from AACMAC Melbourne 2014, information on the CMBA's recent policy updates and exciting news about the inclusion of acupuncture in WorkCover Queensland table of costs - plus the regular interviews, member to member stories, practical advice, Classifieds, Diary Dates and everything else AACMA members need to stay in the loop!


Wed, 30 Apr 2014 06:22:17 -0500

Acupuncturists and Chinese medicine practitioners from Australia and overseas are set to descend on Melbourne this week for the Australasian Acupuncture & Chinese Medicine Annual Conference (AACMAC Melbourne 2014). 

AACMAC is the peak annual convention of acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine professionals in the Asia-Pacific region... Read more


Wed, 23 Apr 2014 01:50:24 -0500

The AACMA 2013 Annual Report has now been released. Please access the PDF version of the report by clicking here.

As members are aware, the AACMA Annual General Meeting is being held on Saturday, 3 May as part of AACMAC Melbourne 2014. All members are welcome to attend: details are below. We look forward to welcoming you there.

Date/Time: Saturday 3 May 2014 at 4:00 PM EST
Venue: Melbourne Park Function Centre, Batman Avenue, Melbourne VIC 3000

Members who requested a print version of the Annual Report will receive their copy very soon.

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 04:43:30 -0500

The AACMA Board and staff would like to wish all of our members and colleagues a very happy and safe long weekend! 

The AACMA National Office will be closed from 18 to 21 April.