This section includes information about continuing education and health funds. Check out the practice resources link for helpful clinic templates, fact sheets and promotional material.
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This section includes a searchable database for members of the public seeking a qualified massage therapist and helpful information about what questions to ask when making an appointment.
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This section contains details about AMT’s membership criteria, downloadable membership application forms and some background info on Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for prospective members who do not hold a current, Australian qualification.
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This section provides details of how to book advertising in the quarterly AMT journal In Good Hands and how to place a classifieds ad on the website. It also includes details of how to sign up for AMT's preferred businesses scheme, which provides discounts to AMT members on specialist massage therapy products and services.
AMT Web Classifieds is a free service to AMT members.
Non-members can also take out an advertisement in the classifieds section. There is a fee of $35.00 for advertisements of up to 75 words. Please phone AMT Head Office on 02 9517 9925 for rates for larger ads.
You can submit your copy online by emailing it directly to Head Office Please include a contact phone number and address with your email and your AMT membership number if applicable.
Please note: AMT members who wish to take out an advertisement in the classified need to be either the owner of the business or the practice manager. We will only advertise massage-related goods and services, and other relevant notices. We cannot advertise the private clinics of individual AMT members.
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The Association of Massage Therapists (AMT) is a national, not-for-profit association representing qualified Massage Therapists and Massage Therapy Students. Established in 1966, AMT is the oldest association in Australia to represent massage therapy in its own right 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.
Current membership of AMT is 2122.
National Competency Standards were introduced for Massage Therapy training in 2002. AMT's three levels of membership equate to the standards outlined in the Australian Qualifications Framework.
Graduates of Certificate IV programs are admitted to AMT at General Level and are competent to perform general health maintenance treatments.
Graduates of Diploma programs are admitted to AMT at Senior Level One and are competent to perform treatments involving specific remedial techniques to alleviate common musculo-skeletal presentations such as low back pain.
Graduates of Advanced Diploma programs are admitted to AMT at Senior Level Two and are qualified to treat complex musculoskeletal presentations with a more extensive range of treatment protocols.
AMT has been awaiting confirmation of new provider requirements from Medibank Private for more than four months now. AMT received correspondence from Medibank on Sunday morning, advising us that a new addendum to the existing contract between Medibank and the Association would be forthcoming by mid-December.
The AMT Board met on November 17 at AMT Head Office in Newtown. This communique outlines the issues that were discussed at this meeting and decisions taken, as well as other points of interest.
AMT staff are currently undertaking a major update of practice addresses retained in the AMT database. We are aware that many of the addresses we retain on file are no longer current.