Founded in 1920, we are Australia’s oldest professional association of complementary therapists. Representing Western herbalists and naturopaths, we are the only national professional association specifically concerned with the practice and education of Western herbal medicine (WHM) in Australia. Our Vision is to:
We have a range of membership options for professionals, interested parties and students and our members have access to great resources, our online discussion forum, professional guidance and more!
We also work to connect the public with our highly trained practitioners through our Find A Practitioner service.
The NHAA 10th International Conference on Herbal Medicine program committee invites authors to submit extracts for presentations that align with the theme of Innovation. Integration. Inspiration. This is a premier biannual event attracting international and national delegates including Western Herbal Medicine, naturopathic, integrative medicine and allied health practitioners, students, nurses, researchers and academics.
The application of the theme of Innovation, Integration and Inspiration to chronic health conditions including cancer, cardiovascular health, mental health, diabetes mellitus, asthma, arthritis and musculoskeletal conditions, obesity and dementia can address one of the following sub-themes:
Plenary, concurrent sessions, workshops and posters will be considered that are consistent with the themes outlined. We are particularly interested in presentations that can provide practical application for herbalists, naturopaths, and health practitioners using herbal medicine
You may be aware that the Labor Party has announced their policy to stop rebates for Natural Therapies if they are elected on July 2, 2016.
There has been much discussion on this topic. The NHAA would like to clarify some facts and our understanding of the potential impact should this policy be enacted.
Our amazing Editor, Jane Frawley, is moving on, so we are seeking to contract an appropriately qualified and experienced individual to fill the position of Editor for the Australian Journal of Herbal Medicine. We would love to hear from you if you are interested or if you know someone who would be perfect for the job please do forward on this information.
Read all the details:AJHM Editor Advertisment
We are currently seeking a qualified chartered accountant or certified practising accountant to be a volunteer director assuming the Treasurer portfolio on the NHAA Board. An average time commitment of 5 hours per week would be required - please click on the link below for more details and how to apply. Closing date Wed 11th May 2016.
A recent article in ABC News online described six cases of liver and renal failure ascribed to herbal supplements. While these extremely sad instances of illness are said to be due to a specific class of therapeutic product, there are several aspects to the ABC report that require clarification.