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Jim Olds and Warren Maginn
Introducing Warren Maginn as the ANTA National Nutritional Medicine Branch Chair and Director of ANTA

ANTA is pleased to announce Warren Maginn as the new Chair of the National Nutritional Medicine Branch and Director of ANTA.

ANTA - 11 December 2014
Australian Government department of health and aging
Update - Government Private Health Insurance Rebate Review

At the end of 2012 ANTA National Council was invited to nominate a representative to participate in a review of private health rebates for natural therapies chaired by the Chief Medical Officer (CMO) Prof Chris Baggoley...

ANTA - 6 November 2014
2014 Bursary Award Winners
Congratulations to ANTA National Bursary Award recipients – 2014

Assessment of the submissions lodged by students for an ANTA Bursary Award have been completed and ANTA is pleased to announce the selection of the following students as recipients of $1000 each.

ANTA - 4 November 2014
Submission to Australian Health Ministers’ Advisory Council
ANTA Submission to Australian Health Ministers’ Advisory Council to review the National Registration and Accreditation Scheme for the Health Professions - PDF 99KB

ANTA submission regarding the review of the National Registration and Accreditation Scheme.

ANTA - 15 October 2014
ANTA Supports alignment of qualifications
Media Release: Collaborative Professional Associations/Registers support the alignment of qualifications

The collaborative professional associations/registers who represent the majority of the professions of Naturopathy, Homoeopathy, Nutritional Medicine & Western Herbal Medicine to re-affirm full support for the alignment of qualifications for these modalities/disciplines at Bachelor Degree level.

ANTA - 5 September 2014
CSHISC
ANTA collaborates with like minded associations/registers for the alignment of qualifications

ANTA collaborates with like minded associations/registers for the alignment of qualifications in Naturopathy, Nutritional Medicine, Homoeopathy and Western Herbal Medicine at Bachelor Degree level.

ANTA - 13 August 2014
Endeavour
Changes to Naturopathy, Nutrition, Homeopathy & Western Herbal Medicine qualifications

The Community Services & Health Industry Skills Council (CSHISC) has for some time held discussions with professional associations, industry and other stakeholders regarding the review of Advanced Diploma qualifications and to determine if qualifications should be re-aligned at Bachelor Degree level.

ANTA - 9 July 2014
Endeavour
WorkCover QLD Chinese Medicine Practitioner table of costs - PDF 65kb

WorkCover QLD announces Chinese Medicine Practitioner Table of Costs effective 1st July 2014 including Service Conditions, Consultations, Item Codes, Clinical Reports, Return to Work Reports & Patient Records.

WorkCover QLD - 24 June 2014
Endeavour
Endeavour College of Natural Health is launching an inaugural grant round for research examining complementary and alternative medicine

The grant round opens on April 14 with a deadline for submission on July 7. The link above contains a flyer with relevant details for the grant round, with additional information available at www.endeavour.edu.au/research.

ECNH - 6 June 2014
NHMRC
ANTA Response to NHMRC CM Guide for General Practitioners

The NHMRC has released a Guide in an attempt to assist GP's to discuss Complementary Medicine (CM) with their patients.

ANTA - 11 April 2014
NHMRC
ANTA Response to NHMRC Draft Information Paper on Homeopathy

ANTA strongly believes in evidence based natural medicine practice in Australia.

ANTA - 11 April 2014
ANTA Natural Therapies App
Android smart phone and tablet version of the Free - Natural Therapies App developed by ANTA is now available

ANTA is pleased to extend the reach Natural Therapies App with the announcement of the launch of Android version to complement the iphone version.

Natural Therapies App - 28 March 2014
IMgateway
iTherapeutics - ANTA Competition winner for BioCeuticals Symposium

Congrats to winners and thanks to BioCeuticals & IMGateway/Unity Health for providing the free tickets the BioCeuticals Symposium.

IMgateway - 21 March 2014
AHPRA
Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency - Revised guidelines, code and policy effective today

Important information for all health including Chinese Medicine practitioners in effect from today (17 March 2014)

AHPRA - 18 March 2014
Australian Health Ministers' Advisory Council (AHMAC)
Consultation Forum - A National Code of Conduct for health care workers

ANTA has been invited to attend a Consultation Forum on the National Code of Conduct for health care workers.

AHMAC - 14 March 2014
The APP's come into force on the 12th March 2014 and replace the National Privacy Principles (NPP's)
Australian Privacy Principles (APP) come into force on the 12th March 2014

The APP's come into force on the 12th March 2014 and replace the National Privacy Principles (NPP's)

American Botanical Council
American Botanical Council Announces Recipients of James A. Duke Excellence in Botanical Literature Award

Co-authors, herbalists, clinicians, and researchers Kerry Bone and Simon Mills will receive ABC’s 2013 award for the significantly revised and updated edition of their internationally renowned herbal medicine clinical practice guide.

ABC - 6 March 2014
ANTA Natural Therapies App
ANTA Launches FREE Natural Therapies App

ANTA is very excited to announce the launch of the first Natural Therapy App in Australia.

Natural Therapies App - 19 February 2014
ANTA Submission
ANTA Submission to The Chair, Committee on the Health Care Complaints Commission (PDF 99kb)

On Inquiry into the Promotion of False or Misleading Health-Related Information or Practices

ANTA - 29 January 2014
Equal Opportunity Act
Equal Opportunity Act - Guideline for General Practices when providing services

The Victorian Equal Opportunity and Human Rights Commission (The Commission) has released a new guideline, Guideline for General Practices: Complying with the Equal Opportunity Act 2010 when providing services.

EOA - 28 January 2014
Prince Charles makes plea on alternative medicine
Prince Charles makes plea on Alternative Medicine 

Prince of Wales calls for alternative medicine to be treated fairly and for regulation to govern its use

The Telegraph - 19 January 2014
OAMPS
OAMPS Combined Liability Policy - Exciting offer for ANTA Members!

OAMPS are currently offering an exclusive insurance package for natural therapists registered with the Australian Natural Therapists Association.

OAMPS - 13 January 2014
NHMRC
NHMRC Clinical Practice Guidelines for the Management of Overweight and Obesity in Adults, Adolescents and Children in Australia

The Guidelines are intended for use by health care professionals including nutritionists, naturopaths and natural therapists who have contact with people requiring advice about managing overweight and obesity.

NHMRC - 8 January 2014
World Health Organisation
World Health Organisation has released its Traditional Medicine Strategy for 2014-2023

The World Health Organisation has released its Traditional Medicine Strategy for 2014-2023 which sends a strong message to all governments around the world that Traditional Medicine (Natural Therapies) is a very important part of health care and that community demand is increasing.

WHO - 18 December 2013
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