Joining the AHA is an investment in your future and that of the homœopathic profession.
The AHA supports practitioners and students, facilitates the enhancement of homœopathic resources, strengthens the lobbying power for legislative and patient benefits and works for the promotion of homœopathy.
THE AHA IS AUSTRALIA'S ONLY NATIONAL ASSOCIATION FOR HOMŒOPATHS - "Run by Homœopaths for Homœopaths "
Primary reasons to join the AHA, the peak body representing homœopaths, include:
- Education & Promotion to the Public
- Education & Career Advancement for Practitioners
- Student Support
- Advocacy / Political Strategy & Direction
- Recognition of Your Expertise
- Clinic Resources & Information
- Product Discounts
- Support Networks
Learn more about these great benefits below.
Online Search Facility
"Find a Homœopath"- Practitioner referral service
Professional members have free clinic listings in the AHA Qualified Homœopath' Membership Directory on the AHA website, the only homœopathic website in Australia.
This will increase their chances of being located by potential clients and provides assurance to the public of each practitioner's level of training.
Code Of Professional Conduct & Ethics
Continued Professional Education
All AHA members enjoy discounted entry to AHA Continuing Professional Education events, organised by State Branches and National Council throughout the year.
Face-to-face events, such as seminars, workshops and the biennial conference, and online webinars help members earn CPD points, wherever they are located. Members are kept up to date with the most comprehensive range of homœopathic continuing professional development programs in Australia, delivered by some of the finest national and international speakers.
Events do not only enhance members' professional knowledge and career but provide the opportunity to network, consult and cooperate with their colleagues.
Free Student Membership
Any student currently studying homœopathy or any other health-related course is eligible for a free AHA Student membership.
Access to online copies of our publications and highly discounted fees to attend events provide opportunities to students to enhance their study and profit from the knowledge of experienced practitioners.
AHA Professional Journal Similia
The quarterly national newsletter keeps members informed of news in the profession, updates on any changes in government legislation or TGA regulations and what is happening in State Branches around Australia.
Members can post classified ads, stay up to date on upcoming events and share interesting items with their colleagues.
Logo Use For AHA Professional Members
AHA Professional members are authorised to use and display the AHA logo in their clinic and on promotional materials to enhance their credibility as practitioners and stand amongst clients and members of the community.
Online Clinic Resources For Professional Members
Once a year the AHA offers a grant to a Student member who embarks on a homœopathy-related research project, which has ethics approval from their tertiary institution.
The grant includes a cash amount as well as the facility to advertise free of charge in the AHA newsletter to solicit assistance for their project.
Mentoring & Supervision
New practitioners can access a mentor of their choice through the list of AHA approved mentors while all Professional members have the opportunity to consult with a colleague where a second opinion or supervisory advice is required.
All AHA members are automatically subscribed to the AHA's e-bulletin which publishes the latest news or updates in the industry and helps to stay up to date with AHA events and initiatives.
Advocacy / Political Strategy & Direction
The AHA is continuously engaged in advocating for the profession by responding to inquiries by government departments and the media and adding its voice for homœopathy to influence health policy in Australia.
Public Education & Clinic Promotion At A Discounted Rate
To assist in promoting their practice and help raise awareness of homœopathy in the local community, Professional members have access to a variety of promotional materials and resources at a low cost, including clinic brochures and AHA-stamped receipt books.
Once a year Professional members' clinics are listed free of charge in a nationally distributed mainstream publication.
Member Support From The National Administrator & National Council
The National Administrator is a dedicated and passionate full-time member with many skills, experience and knowledge to draw upon, available for inquiries five days a week.
National Council members hold a variety of portfolios to help with specific questions.