The 2nd International Congress on Naturopathic Medicine (ICNM 2014)

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ANTA Response to NHMRC CM Guide for General Practitioners

ANTA | 11th April 2014

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


ANTA Response to NHMRC Draft Information Paper on Homeopathy

ANTA | 11th April 2014

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

Natural Therapies App

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

Natural Therapies App | 28th March 2014

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


What's new at ANTA

Download the ANTA Natural Therapies App
Natural Therapies App by the Australian Natural Therapists Association

Connecting you to Natural Therapists Like Never Before!

The Natural Therapies App for iPhones can be downloaded for FREE from the Apple App Store , Google Play  or .


The App takes access to the natural therapy profession to another level and brings the public and users based on their location into direct contact with ANTA members. The App also delivers a range of other exciting features including:

  • Natural Therapist Directory
  • Search for a Natural Therapist by modality, name, address, post code plus more......
  • Profiles of ANTA Natural Therapists
  • Make bookings for consultations
  • Directions to clinic
  • Information about Natural Therapies
  • Includes Acupuncture, Naturopathy, Massage, Musculoskeletal Therapy, Myotherapy, Nutrition, Western Herbal Medicine, Homoeopathy, Chinese Herbal Medicine, Aromatherapy, Shiatsu, Oriental Massage, Ayurveda

Download Natural Therapies App from the App Store  Download the Natural Therapies APP from Google Play

Natural Therapies App
Happiness & Its Causes 29-30 May 2014 | Seymour Centre, Sydney
Happiness & Its Causes 29-30 May 2014 | Seymour Centre, Sydney

The world's leading happiness event is celebrating its 9th year! And to mark the occasion they're including some new, interactive and fun elements - a drinks party, HAPFEST powered by Pecha Kucha, the Young Minds forum, an ethics debate, more live performers plus lots of other goodies!



  • Professor Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi, USA, one of the greatest psychologists of our time, pioneering researcher into optimal experience or ‘flow’ on a rare visit to Australia!
  • Matthieu Ricard, Nepal, inspiring humanitarian monk and best-selling author Happiness:
    A Guide to Developing Life’s Most Important Skill
  • Dr Jane Goodall, DBE, UK, legendary primatologist, environmentalist and UN Messenger of Peace.
  • Professor Jean Twenge, USA, psychologist and leading researcher into narcissism and youth mental health.
  • Professor Roy Baumeister, USA, respected social psychologist exploring self-control,
    self-regulation, meaning and happiness.
  • Professor Felicia A. Huppert, UK, international expert in wellbeing and author of The Science of Wellbeing ... AND 25+ AMAZING LOCAL MINDS TOO!


Download the Happiness and its Causes 2014 Brochure

ANTA Announces National Student Bursary Awards for 2013

ANTA has supported natural therapy students with Bursary Awards for more than 8 years and is pleased to announce the recipients of the ANTA National Student Bursary Awards for 2103.


The recipients of ANTA National Student Bursary Awards 2013 of $1,000 each are:

  • Carrie-Ann Ross - WA
  • Sascha Beck - WA
  • Gina Gumbley - QLD
  • Nicole Hannan - QLD
  • Riane Harrich - QLD
  • Vicky Melis - VIC
  • Matthew Boyle - VIC
  • Josephine Cabrall - VIC
  • Sam Cartwright - VIC
  • Swan-Lynn Tan - NSW

The following students also lodged high quality bursary submissions and have been awarded complimentary ANTA Membership:

  • Catherine Brooking - WA
  • Nikki Milne - WA
  • Perri Jewell - QLD
  • Gabrielle Beaumont - QLD
  • Shannon Gibson - VIC
  • Christine Simons - VIC
  • Kylie Snell - VIC
  • Adrian Stone - VIC
  • Paul Middleton - NSW
  • Rebecca Walton - NSW
  • Amanda Reimann - NSW

ANTA congratulates the above students and would also like to thanks all the students who lodged bursary submissions in 2013. ANTA has now awarded more than $80,000 in ANTA National Student Bursary Awards. A further 10 National Students Bursary Awards of $1,000 will again be provided to students in 2014.

Up and Coming Events

Short Courses and Workshops

  • Building (Geo)Biology: Start addressing the environmental health burden now
  • Anatomy Trains® Dynamic Education for Body-Minded Professionals - Anatomy Trains Australia Tour 2014
Bursary Award

Student BursaryTen Bursary Awards to be won!

Ten Bursary Awards of $1000 to be won.

The Closing Date for lodging your assignment is the 31st July.

Book & DVD Reviews

Stretchin The NeckHunyuan FertilityLatest Book & DVD Reviews

  • The Double Aspect of the Heart
  • Long Road: An Acupuncture Travelogue Volumes 1 & 2
  • Hunyuan Xinfa: The Lost Heart of Medicine
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The Natural Therapist

Issue: 29 No. 1 | Mar 2014

Advertise on ANTA's website today or in the Natural Therapist journal and reach out to Australia's growing Natural Therapies community.

ANTA Offical Journal - The Natural Therapist
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