Practitioner Membership

Thank you for accessing the AACMA webpage for Practitioner Membership. 

AACMA is the peak professional body for qualified practitioners of acupuncture, Chinese herbal medicine and other TCM modalities, including TCM remedial massage and Chinese herbal dispensing.

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About AACMA Practitioner Membership

About AACMA Practitioner Membership

AACMA offers the following types of practitioner membership:

  • Member and Provisional Member - for qualified graduates of Acupuncture and Chinese Herbal Medicine programs
  • Non-Practising Member - for qualified graduates who are not in practice (conditions apply)
  • Associate Member (Tuina) - for qualified graduates of TCM Remedial Massage programs
  • Associate Member (Dispenser) - for qualified and registered and Chinese Herbal Medicine dispensers programs
  • Associate Member (Specific) - for registered Chinese medicine practitioners who may not satisfy the criteria for other AACMA member types


Application Fee
Applications should be accompanied by a non-refundable Application Fee of $165.

The Application Fee is waived for applicants who are Student Members at the time of application.

Payment may be made by cash or EFTPOS (in-office payments only), personal cheque/bank cheque/money order payable to AACMA, or Credit Card (Visa, Mastercard, AMEX or Diners Club).

Annual membership Fee

The first year's membership fee is payable only after acceptance for membership. An invoice will be sent with your letter of acceptance. Discounts apply when these fees are paid within 30 days of the invoice date.

New graduates who apply for membership within nine months of the end of the semester of course completion are entitled to a further reduction on the first year's membership fee.

The 2015 first year fees are:
     New graduate of approved course (see above) $120 ($220 if paid late)
     Regular new member $505 ($557 if paid late)
    Associate Member (Specific) - $275.

If you are interested in joining and have some questions, please feel free to make an enquiry about joining AACMA.

Contact AACMA

Please contact the membership department at the AACMA office, 07 3457 1812 or 07 3457 1814, if you have any enquiries about your application or the application process in general.

All enquiries regarding an application should be directed through the AACMA office. Applicants must not, under any circumstances, contact any member of the Accreditation Committee or the Accreditation Co-ordinator about their application.

For full AACMA contact details, please click here.

If you're interested in joining and have some questions, please feel free to make an enquiry about joining AACMA.