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Association of Massage Therapists

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Last Updated Sep 03, 2020

Who are they?

The Association of Massage Therapists is a national, not-for-profit association representing qualified Massage Therapists and Massage Therapy Students. Established in 1966, it’s the oldest association in Australia and the premier representative body for professional therapists. AMT advocates vigorously on behalf of members to advance the profile and standing of massage therapists, and promote the health benefits of massage therapy.

Vision, Mission and Values

Their vision is the establish massage therapy as an allied health profession in Australia.

Their mission is to:

  • Support their members
  • Professionalise the industry
  • Educate and inform the public and other health professionals

AMT Values

  • Best Practice: We support our members to deliver evidence based, skilled, ethical and professional treatment
  • Participation: We encourage our members to connect with and contribute to their professional community
  • Innovation: We continue to set the advocacy agenda for the massage therapy profession
  • Governance: We operate to the highest standards of transparency and accountability
  • Client focus: We place quality and safety at the centre of all we do

Benefits of Joining AMT

  • Ongoing professional development opportunities at a discounted rate
  • Keep up to date with developments in the massage therapy profession
  • Ample opportunities to share information and network with your professional peers
  • Practice management resources and service
  • Discounted insurance rates (professional indemnity and public liability)
  • Professional recognition and credibility of a long-established and respected representative body.
  • They have three levels of membership available to accommodate graduates holding Certificate IV, Diploma & Advanced Diploma level qualifications as well as inviting overseas qualified therapists to contact them for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL).

All information from amt.org.au.

Association of Massage Therapists

Originally published on Jan 24, 2017

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