Accredited Membership

Accredited Therapeutic Membership Requirements: (2nd level of Membership - pre-requisite Student or General membership)

Annual Subscription Fee

Current First Aid Certificate (updated every 3 years)

Annual Professional Indemnity and Public Liability Insurance Policy

Certificate IV in Massage Therapy Practice issued by your RTO

Commitment to Continuing Professional Education in Health Related  or Business Studies including Law and Ethics (Total Annual 30 CPE points)

Fit and Proper Person Declaration

Adhere to the Code of Conduct for Unregistered Health Care Professionals

Membership Benefits:

  • CREDIBILITY of belonging to one of the longest established associations
  • ¼ NEWSLETTER ‘In Touch’ keeping you up to date with Industry news
  • REMINDER INVITATION to join us again next year
  • HAVE YOUR SAY and VOTING rights at the next AGM
  • INVITATION to join the Board
  • INVITATION to contribute to the continuing success of MAA by joining one of the Board committees or sub-committees
  • INVITATION to purchase MAA approved products at discounted rates
  • LOWER FEES by focusing on practitioner essentials
  • LOWEST COST LIABILITY INSURANCE
  • CONTINUING EDUCATION, INFORMATION, PUBLICATIONS
  • FIND A PRACTITIONER web service for your potential clients
  • 1 FREE Classified Advertisement in each ¼ 'In Touch' Newsletter (max 80 words) 

Financial Disclosure  - Subscriptions:

12 month  NEW  Accredited Therapeutic Membership Subscription Application Fee - $370.00 (Inc GST): Contact office@maa.org.au

Current Members 12 month  RENEWAL General Membership Subscription Application Fee - $132.00 (Inc GST)

Refund Policy:

As this is an Annual Subscription for membership of the Association a no refund policy applies  

Fit and Proper Person Declaration CLICK HERE

Invitation to RENEW your Annual Therapeutic Membership Subscription 2016:

Renewing ontime: No Penalty TBA

Late Renew: Penalty applies -  TBA  

Very Late Renew: Penalty applies - TBA

Extended Leave - (6 - 12 months) - Members Renewing while still 'on leave': Conditions Apply maintaining continuous Membership TBA

First Aid:

Minimum Level 2 (Senior) First Aid Certificate 

Higher levels of First Aid Accepted 

Nationally Recognised First Aid Certificate Courses are provided by Recognised Training Organisations (RTO) across Australia

It is the responsibility of the member to keep their First Aid up to date and provide a current copy of their certificate to the office in order to remain up to date with their Membership.

Insurance:

Insurance Policies are available from various Insurance Companies

Recommended MAA Master Policy Insurance available from Insurance House (IH).  This is an Insurance Policy that is specifically designed for MAA Members and is available at a reduced rate for MAA Members only. (MAA Member Number is required to access the discounted rate).

Member Service: Insurance House (IH) will send you an invitation to Renew your Insurance Policy prior to the renewal date 30th June in each year so that you remain covered.

Other Insurance Company Insurance Policies are accepted

Copy of your Annual Insurance Policy (Full Policy) is required for continuing Membership Subscriptions.  

Continuing Professional Education (CPE) choices and related points:

(TBA)

Self service:

Self Service:  Update your own CPE Records.  log on to the website

 

Therapeutic members intending to progress to Accredited Remedial Level:

Certificate Level Required:  National Australian Qualification - Diploma of Remedial Massage available from a Recognised Training Organisation (RTO). [Recognition Pathway (RPL) is available from RTOs for past experience and prior education in the area of Massage - Overseas Qualifications may be accepted as prior learning and education - discuss availability with your chosen RTO]

Health Fund Provider Numbers availability:  ARHG, Health Partners, CBHS, NIB, HCF, HBF, Medibank Private, Australian Unity, Grand United, AHM, BUPA, 

Therapeutic members intending to progress to Accredited Myotherapy Level:

Pre-requisite Accredited Remedial Membership.

Certificate Level Required:  National Australian Qualification - Advanced Diploma of Myotherapy or Bachelor Degree available from a Recognised Training Organisation (RTO) or HE University

Health Fund Provider Numbers availability: Individual application forms are required for some Health Funds.  Conditions Apply related to Individual Health Funds Education Criteria. (Your training may not be accepted by all Health Funds. e.g.. 100% Distance/Online with no supervised practical experience is not accepted by Health Fund for Advanced Diploma of Myotherapy or Bachelor Degree)

[Recognition Pathway (RPL) is available from RTOs for past experience and prior education in the area of Massage - Overseas Qualifications may be accepted as prior learning and education - discuss availability with your chosen RTO]

Extended Leave ('on leave'):

Must remain a financial member - 

Are you travelling (working overseas)?

MAA Membership and MAA Master Insiurance Policy travels with you (some conditions apply regarding insurance e.g. does not include USA & Canada)

 


Accredited Remedial Membership Requirements: (3rd level of Membership - pre-requisite Accredited Therapeutic membership)

Annual Subscription Fee

Current First Aid Certificate (updated every 3 years)

Annual Professional Indemnity and Public Liability Insurance Policy

Diploma of Remedial Massage issued by your RTO

Commitment to Continuing Professional Education in Health Related  or Business Studies including Law and Ethics (Total Annual 40 CPE points)

Fit and Proper Person Declaration

Adhere to the Code of Conduct for Unregistered Health Care Professionals

Membership Benefits:

  • CREDIBILITY of belonging to one of the longest established associations
  • ¼ NEWSLETTER ‘In Touch’ keeping you up to date with Industry news
  • REMINDER INVITATION to join us again next year
  • HAVE YOUR SAY and VOTING rights at the next AGM
  • INVITATION to join the Board
  • INVITATION to contribute to the continuing success of MAA by joining one of the Board committees or sub-committees
  • INVITATION to purchase MAA approved products at discounted rates
  • LOWER FEES by focusing on practitioner essentials
  • LOWEST COST LIABILITY INSURANCE
  • CONTINUING EDUCATION, INFORMATION, PUBLICATIONS
  • FIND A PRACTITIONER web service for your potential clients
  • 1 FREE Classified Advertisement in each ¼ 'In Touch' Newsletter (max 80 words) 

Financial Disclosure  - Subscriptions:

12 month  NEW  Accredited Remedial Membership Subscription Application Fee - $370.00 (Inc GST) contact office@maa.org.au

Current Members: 12 month  RENEWAL Accredited Remedial Membership Subscription Application Fee - $143.00 (Inc GST)

Refund Policy:

As this is an Annual Subscription for membership of the Association a no refund policy applies  

New Member Annual Remedial Membership Subscription 2016: contact the office@maa.org.au

Fit and Proper Person Declaration CLICK HERE

Current Members: Invitation to RENEW your Annual Remedial Membership Subscription 2016:

Renewing ontime: No Penalty CLICK HERE

Late Renew: Penalty applies -  TBA  

Very Late Renew: Penalty applies - TBA

Extended Leave - (6 - 12 months) - Members Renewing while still 'on leave': Conditions Apply maintaining continuous Membership TBA

First Aid:

Minimum Level 2 (Senior) First Aid Certificate 

Higher levels of First Aid Accepted 

Nationally Recognised First Aid Certificate Courses are provided by Recognised Training Organisations (RTO) across Australia

It is the responsibility of the member to keep their First Aid up to date and provide a current copy of their certificate to the office in order to remain up to date with their Membership.

Insurance:

Insurance Policies are available from various Insurance Companies

Recommended MAA Master Policy Insurance available from Insurance House (IH).  This is an Insurance Policy that is specifically designed for MAA Members and is available at a reduced rate for MAA Members only. (MAA Member Number is required to access the discounted rate).

Member Service: Insurance House (IH) will send you an invitation to Renew your Insurance Policy prior to the renewal date 30th June in each year so that you remain covered.

Other Insurance Company Insurance Policies are accepted

Copy of your Annual Insurance Policy (Full Policy) is required for continuing Membership Subscriptions.  

Continuing Professional Education (CPE) choices and related points:  

(TBA)

Self Service:  Update your own CPE Records.  log on to the website

Applications to Provide Services for Health funds:

Individual Applications are required.

Not all Applicants will be successful depending on Individual Health Funds Education Criteria not being met.

Health Fund Provider Numbers availability:  ARHG, Health Partners, CBHS, NIB, HCF, HBF, Medibank Private, Australian Unity, Grand United, AHM, BUPA, 

(Individual HF Application Information and application form TBA)

 

Remedial members intending to progress to Accredited Myotherapy Level:

Certificate Level Required:  National Australian Qualification - Advanced Diploma of Myotherapy or Bachelor Degree available from a Recognised Training Organisation (RTO) or HE University

Health Fund Provider Numbers availability: Individual application forms are required for some Health Funds.  Conditions Apply related to Individual Health Funds Education Criteria. (Your training may not be accepted by all Health Funds. e.g.. 100% Distance/Online with no supervised practical experience is not accepted by Health Fund for Advanced Diploma of Myotherapy or Bachelor Degree)

[Recognition Pathway (RPL) is available from RTOs for past experience and prior education in the area of Massage - Overseas Qualifications may be accepted as prior learning and education - discuss availability with your chosen RTO]

Extended Leave ('on leave'):

Must remain a financial member - 

Are you travelling (working overseas)?

MAA Membership and MAA Master Insiurance Policy travels with you (some conditions apply regarding insurance e.g. does not include USA & Canada)

 


 

Accredited Remedial Membership Requirements: (4th level of Membership - pre-requisite Accredited Remedial membership)

New Member Annual Myotherapy Membership Subscription 2016: contact the office@maa.org.au

Extended Leave ('on leave'): 

Must remain a financial member - 

Are you travelling (working overseas)?

MAA Membership and MAA Master Insiurance Policy travels with you (some conditions apply regarding insurance e.g. does not include USA & Canada)

CPE Self Service:

Self Service:  Update your own CPE Records.  log on to the website

 

Health Fund Information

Health Fund Register Changes Form

The latest Health Fund Register Changes Form is now available. So whenever you make a change, big or small, personal or to your business, all you need to do is fill this form in and sent it to office.maa.org.au and we will take care of the rest.  We will make the changes in your file and ensure that your details are also updated with the relevant health funds.

 

Download your Health Funds Terms and Conditions (your agreement with Health Funds)

Australian Unity

/Portals/39/Australian%20Unity%20Health%20Recognised%20Ancillary%20Provider%20Terms%20and%20Conditions%202014.pdf

Bupa

/Portals/39/Bupa%20Our%20Ancillary%20Provider%20Terms%20for%20Natural%20Therapies%20-%2001032016%20%282%29.pdf

HBF

/Portals/39/HBF_Ancillary__Provider_Requirements%20%282%29.pdf

HCF

/Portals/39/HCF%20Terms_and_Conditions_for_Recognised_Providers_of_General_Treatment%2010092013.pdf

Medibank Private

/Portals/39/Medibank%20Private%20Requirements-for-recognised-providers-2015-03-24.pdf

nib

/Portals/39/nib%20Recognised%20Ancillary%20Provider%20TandCs%20%281%29.pdf

 

 

 
 

Contact Info

2/1-5 Station Street
Moorabbin Vic 3189       
                                                                                                                                                                         

Postal Address:
PO Box 2019
Moorabbin Vic 3189
 
TEL: +613 9555 9900
FAX: +613 9555 9904
Email:
office@maa.org.au

Phone enquiries between 9.00am to 4.00pm Office Hours (Mon-Fri) 9:00am to 4:00pm

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