The NHAA Committees

The NHAA’s Committees’ are the small groups where board directors and volunteer members who have special expertise join to focus on areas of interests for the Association. The Committees make recommendations to the Board and work across the profession to ensure the NHAA is supporting their members in every possible way. If you are interested in joining a committee please register your interest via email.


The Events Committee’s primary function is to organize the Association’s events consisting of:

  1. The International Conference (IC) – every second year;
  2. The National Seminar Series via webinar or other format as agreed by the Board – every second year on the alternate year to the IC;
  3. The profession’s Industry dinner (held on the Saturday evening of the IC); and
  4. National Herbal Medicine Week; and
  5. Chapter meetings (will be organized by the State Chapter committee).

Email: Events Committee


The Examiners provide expertise to the profession, Board and office staff on all clinical matters relating to Education in the profession, ensuring that curricula and the NHAA standards remain current and reflect best practice.

Email: Examiners Committee


The Finance Committee ensures that the Association maintains strong overall financial management, sustainability, accountability and complies with statutory taxation and Corporations Law requirements.

Email: Finance Committee

Law & Ethics

Monitors and addresses legal and ethical issues that arise from our members and in the community with regards to the professional practice of herbal and naturopathic medicine. To liaise with external lawyers for advice as required

Email: Legal & Ethics Committee

Marketing & Communications

The Marketing & Communications Committee develop and implement strategies to engage members and create awareness of the Association to non-members as a means of increasing membership.

Email: Marketing Committee


The Media/PR Committee supports, oversees, generates and responds to media publicity and enquiries.

Email: Media Committee


The Profession Committee provides advice and guidance to the Board in the area of submissions, registration of practitioners in and advocacy on behalf of the profession and on additional matters deemed relevant as they may arise from time to time.

Members of the Committee do not necessarily draft submissions in its own right. Additional matters deemed relevant as they arise from time to time to cover any eventuality.

Email: Profession Committee

Special Interest Groups

Special Interest Group (SIG) committee was created to provide a framework for members with a particular interest to develop their professional skills, exchange views and information in a like-minded community, and contribute to the affairs of the NHAA through the development of policy, position statements, and contribution to communications with external stakeholders (e.g. government submissions) in regard to that particular area of interest.

Email: Special Interest Groups Committee