As at 07/04/2020: BUPA have notified us they have a backlog of work due to an upgrade to their software system. This backlog currently dates back as far as 4 March 2020. As soon as they return the provider numbers we will email them to practitioners ASAP.
ANTA National Seminars 2020
04/04/2020 - Victorian
Remedial Massage & Myotherapy practitioners are able to operate again. Please read the response from the Department of Health and Human Services here.
06/04/2020 - Northern Territory
practitioners are now able to operate in massage related work again. https://news.australiannaturaltherapistsassociation.com.au/northern-territory
Queensland practitioners in Remedial Massage and Myotherapy are no longer able to operate under the current directive from the Queensland Department of Health.
The United Assoications have collaborated and written and email to government departments for clarity for Remedial & Myotherapy practitioners. If you wish to know more about this please click here.
Please download the PDF and carefully read what this means for ANTA members.
* Massage parlours are restricted from operating. (This includes those in shopping centres where they are separated by partitians or curtains)(effective midnight 25th March 2020)
* All practitioners must abide by the 1 person per 4 square metre rule (effective already)
* All appointments to remain 30 minutes or less (effective midnight 25th March 2020)
Government Health Website - health.gov.au
Limits on Organised Gatherings - "These limits do not apply to workplaces, schools, universities, shops, supermarkets, public transport and airports".
COVID-19 General Information (Updated Daily) - https://www.health.gov.au/news/health-alerts/novel-coronavirus-2019-ncov-health-alert
COVID-19 More Specific Information (including hygiene) - Key information for practitioners - https://www.health.gov.au/resources/collections/coronavirus-covid-19-national-health-plan-resources
COVID-19 Infection Control Training - https://www.health.gov.au/resources/apps-and-tools/covid-19-infection-control-training
COVID-19 Hotline - 1800 020 080
Chinese Medicine Council of NSW - https://www.health.nsw.gov.au/Infectious/diseases/Pages/coronavirus.aspx
COVID-19 Resources (including posters and fact sheets) - https://www.health.gov.au/resources/collections/novel-coronavirus-2019-ncov-resources
Payroll Tax Deferral (ATO) - https://www.treasury.qld.gov.au/budget-and-financial-management/revenue-and-taxation/
Small Business Support - https://www.business.qld.gov.au/starting-business/advice-support/support/novel-coronavirus
Small Business Support Hotline QLD - 1300 654 687
The QLD Government has announced a $4 billion economic relief package. This includes payroll tax refunds and a payroll tax holiday, energy and rent support and assistance to workers who have been displaced by the crisis.
NSW Government Financial Support - https://www.servicesaustralia.gov.au/individuals/subjects/affected-coronavirus-covid-19
Victorian Emergency Relief Packages - https://www.premier.vic.gov.au/emergency-relief-packages-for-victorians-who-need-it-most/
Economic Response Package - https://business.sa.gov.au/COVID-19-business-information-and-support/Economic-response-package
Disclaimer: ANTA Does not have an affiliation with Blue Ribbon Accounting.
Please view the below calendar for dates which we are required to report to health funds.
If you wish to open a new clinic and receive health fund recognition you must have this information to us 2 business days before the list is due to be sent. It is at ANTA's discretion to add any clinics sent after this, and will be subject to volume and workload.
See our Registration Submissions
Naturopathy, Nutritional Medicine, Western Herbal Medicine
Remedial Massage & Myotherapy
NEW! ANTA Submissions to Health Funds to Recognise Nutrition
Australian Natural Therapists Association