Accredited Professional Membership cater for Therapeutic, Remedial and Myotherapy Therapist.

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ACCREDITED THERAPEUTIC MEMBERSHIP REQUIREMENTS

2nd Level of Membership  - pre-requisite Student or General membership

  • Annual Subscription Fee
  • Current First Aid Certificate (updated every 3 years)
  • Annual Professional Indemnity and Public Liability Insurance Policy
  • Certificate IV in Massage Therapy Practice issued by your RTO
  • Commitment to Continuing Professional Education in Health Related  or Business Studies including Law and Ethics (Total Annual 30 CPE points)
  • Fit and Proper Person Declaration
  • Adhere to the Code of Conduct for Unregistered Health Care Professionals

ACCREDITED REMEDIAL MEMBERSHIP REQUIREMENTS

3rd Level of Membership - pre-requisite Accredited Therapeutic membership

  • Annual Subscription Fee
  • Current First Aid Certificate (updated every 3 years)
  • Annual Professional Indemnity and Public Liability Insurance Policy
  • Diploma of Remedial Massage issued by your RTO
  • Commitment to Continuing Professional Education in Health Related  or Business Studies including Law and Ethics (Total Annual 40 CPE points)
  • Fit and Proper Person Declaration
  • Adhere to the Code of Conduct for Unregistered Health Care Professionals

ACCREDITED MYOTHERAPY MEMBERSHIP REQUIREMENTS

New Member Annual Myotherapy Membership Subscription 2019: contact the office@maa.org.au

Extended Leave ('on leave'): 

Must remain a financial member - 

Are you travelling (working overseas)?

MAA Membership and MAA Master Insiurance Policy travels with you (some conditions apply regarding insurance e.g. does not include USA & Canada)

CPE Self Service:

Self Service:  Update your own CPE Records.  log on to the website

THERAPEUTIC MEMBERS INTENDING TO PROGRESS TO ACCREDITED REMEDIAL LEVEL

Certificate Level Required:  National Australian Qualification - Diploma of Remedial Massage available from a Recognised Training Organisation (RTO). [Recognition Pathway (RPL) is available from RTOs for past experience and prior education in the area of Massage - Overseas Qualifications may be accepted as prior learning and education - discuss availability with your chosen RTO]

Health Fund Provider Numbers availability:  ARHG, Health Partners, CBHS, NIB, HBF, Medibank Private, Australian Unity, Grand United, AHM, BUPA, 

THERAPEUTIC MEMBERS INTENDING TO PROGRESS TO ACCREDITED MYOTHERAPY LEVEL

Pre-requisite Accredited Remedial Membership.

Certificate Level Required:  National Australian Qualification - Advanced Diploma of Myotherapy or Bachelor Degree available from a Recognised Training Organisation (RTO) or HE University

Health Fund Provider Numbers availability: Individual application forms are required for some Health Funds.  Conditions Apply related to Individual Health Funds Education Criteria. (Your training may not be accepted by all Health Funds. e.g.. 100% Distance/Online with no supervised practical experience is not accepted by Health Fund for Advanced Diploma of Myotherapy or Bachelor Degree)

[Recognition Pathway (RPL) is available from RTOs for past experience and prior education in the area of Massage - Overseas Qualifications may be accepted as prior learning and education - discuss availability with your chosen RTO]

INVITATION TO RENEW YOUR ANNUAL ACCREDITED MEMBERSHIP SUBSCRIPTION 2019

Renewal application form for Accredited Membership for Therapeutic, Remedial and Myotherapy Therapist can be downloaded by clicking on the link below:

Renew Application Form

Renewing on time: No Penalty TBA

Late Renew: Penalty applies -  TBA  

Very Late Renew: Penalty applies - TBA

MEMBERSHIP BENEFITS

  • CREDIBILITY of belonging to one of the longest established associations
  • REMINDER INVITATION to join us again next year
  • HAVE YOUR SAY and VOTING rights at the next AGM
  • INVITATION to join the Board
  • INVITATION to contribute to the continuing success of MAA by joining one of the Board committees or sub-committees
  • INVITATION to purchase MAA approved products at discounted rates
  • LOWER FEES by focusing on practitioner essentials
  • LOWEST COST LIABILITY INSURANCE
  • CONTINUING EDUCATION, INFORMATION, PUBLICATIONS
  • FIND A PRACTITIONER web service for your potential clients
  • 1 FREE Classified Advertisement in each ¼ 'In Touch' Newsletter (max 80 words) 

FINANCIAL DISCLOSURE - Subscriptions

12 month  NEW  Accredited Therapeutic Membership Subscription Application Fee - $370.00 (Inc GST): Contact office@maa.org.au

Current Members 12 month  RENEWAL Therapeutic Membership Subscription Application Fee - $370.00 (Inc GST)

FIRST AID

Minimum Level 2 (Senior) First Aid Certificate 

Higher levels of First Aid Accepted 

Nationally Recognised First Aid Certificate Courses are provided by Recognised Training Organisations (RTO) across Australia

It is the responsibility of the member to keep their First Aid up to date and provide a current copy of their certificate to the office in order to remain up to date with their Membership.

INSURANCE

Insurance Policies are available from various Insurance Companies

Recommended MAA Master Policy Insurance available from Insurance House (IH).  This is an Insurance Policy that is specifically designed for MAA Members and is available at a reduced rate for MAA Members only. (MAA Member Number is required to access the discounted rate).

CONTINUING PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION (CPE) CHOICES & RELATED POINTS

SELF SERVICE

Self Service:  Update your own CPE Records.  Log on to the website

EXTENDED LEAVE ('on leave')

Must remain a financial member - 

Are you travelling (working overseas)?

MAA Membership and MAA Master Insiurance Policy travels with you (some conditions apply regarding insurance e.g. does not include USA & Canada)

APPLICATION TO PROVIDER SERVICES FOR HEALTH FUNDS

Once your Accredited Professional Membership has been approved by the Board, we will submit your application to all the Health Funds for provider number.

Not all Applicants will be successful depending on Individual Health Funds Education Criteria not being met.

Health Fund Provider Numbers availability:  ARHG, Health Partners, CBHS, NIB, HBF, Medibank Private, Australian Unity, Grand United, AHM, BUPA.

DOWNLOAD YOUR HEALTH FUNDS TERMS & CONDITIONS (Your Agreement with Health Funds)

Health Fund Information

Health Fund Register Changes Form

The latest Health Fund Register Changes Form is now available. So whenever you make a change, big or small, personal or to your business, all you need to do is fill this form in and sent it to office.maa.org.au and we will take care of the rest.  We will make the changes in your file and ensure that your details are also updated with the relevant health funds.