Become a Student Member
Launch your career as a qualified traditional Chinese medicine professional by joining AACMA before you graduate. If you are a student currently enrolled in an AACMA-recognised acupuncture or Chinese medicine course, you’re eligible to join AACMA as a student member for free.
What are the benefits to becoming a student AACMA member?
Our student members can access a range of benefits and opportunities to learn more about the profession, such as:
- AACMA State Committee events held in every state and territory (except Tasmania) providing valuable professional development and networking opportunities
- Annual Australasian Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine Annual Conference (AACMAC) including highly regarded international and national speakers.
Enhance your personal and professional growth by partnering with an experienced, qualified mentor for personal support and guidance in your final year of study or in your first year after graduation. Find out more about our mentoring program.
Who can become an AACMA student member?
If you are a student currently enrolled in an AACMA recognised acupuncture or Chinese medicine course, you’re eligible to join AACMA as a student member.
What happens when I graduate?
Fully qualified AACMA members access a broad range of services and support. We offer you expert assistance when you commence as a qualified practitioner, including:
- Industry-specific information, advice, support and resources
- Listing with the AACMA Practitioner Referral Service
- AACMA-branded practice tools, including display materials
- Access to AACMA’s professional indemnity insurance cover from Guild Insurance
Additionally, we provide ongoing professional support, including:
- Access to professional development opportunities
- Advocacy to government bodies and industry organisations
- Rapid response to negative media, and promotion of positive media
- Invaluable networking and collaboration opportunities
Existing student members are eligible to receive discounts on professional and promotional expenses, including:
- No AACMA application fee
- Discounted first-year qualified membership fee
- Discounted fees for first-year professional indemnity insurance
- Discounted member rates for AACMA events
AACMA is offering graduate members a progressive pricing plan to assist with membership payments. For the first 3 years after graduating receive a discounted rate on your AACMA membership.
How to apply
Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 07 3457 1800 if you would like more information about AACMA membership!