This section contains information about the Association of Massage Therapists (AMT), including AMT’s governance structure, standards and key publications.
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.
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.
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.
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 9211 2441 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. Ads will be published for two months.
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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For information about working as a health fund provider, including provider recognition criteria, please download AMT's Health Fund Information Booklet.
Please note that all new applicants for BUPA provider status need to hold at least $2 million professional indemnity insurance to be eligible. Existing BUPA providers will need to ensure that they hold at least $2 million professional indemnity insurance by 30 June 2017.
Medibank Private and HCF have duration requirements for the Diploma of Remedial Massage. To be registered with those funds, you will need to have completed a Diploma over at least one year full-time or 18 months part time. This duration requirement does not include time taken to complete Certificate IV competencies.
You will need to supply AMT with a letter from your RTO that states that your training meets the following minimum standards in order for us to forward your details to these funds:
Australian Unity Provider Terms and Conditions
Bupa Provider Terms
Breaching Bupa Provider Terms
HBF Provider Requirments
HCF Provider Terms and Conditions
Medibank Private Recognised Provider Criteria
Medibank Private Remedial Massage Definition
NIB Provider Terms and Conditions
VIC WorkSafe Remedial Massage Policy
We’re pleased to announce that AMT’s Annual General Meeting will take place at 5pm on May 6 in Perth. We will also be hosting two one-day workshops around the AGM - Jenny Richardson will present her well-received workshop from last year’s AMT conference,"Tricky Tarsals". Colin Rossie will then present "Working the nerves of the lower limb".
On May 28, the Australian Association of Massage Therapists (AAMT) announced its intention to establish a scheme it refers to as ‘AAMT Certification’.
AMT is currently offering a special deal to therapists transferring from another association. Transfer to AMT now and we will give you an extra three months on your first year of membership with us. This means that if you join in June 2016 you won’t need to renew until September 2017.