As of 1st of July 2012 Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture was accepted into the second tier of medicine, which is regulated Nationally by the Australian Government. All Practitioners wishing to practice legally under the banner of Chinese Medicine must apply for and be granted registration with CMBA – The Chinese Medicine Board of Australia and AHPRA the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Authority.
This move is in the best interests of public health and safety and sets a Nationally accepted standard for Practitioners in Australia.
To be included and registered within this field of medicine Practitioners must pass rigorous tests and maintain set standards.
These include approved education in both Traditional Chinese Medicine and the Health Sciences (usually four years full time Bachelor Degree or higher), Private Indemnity Insurance, Association Membership, current first Aid training, criminal history check, English language test and gain CPE points annually (Continuing Professional Education).
All three of our Strathpine Healthcare Clinic Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioners are registered with the Chinese Medicine Board of Australia (CMBA) and The Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Authority (AHPRA).