The AHA is the recognised peak body and public voice of homœopathy in Australia.
Through its leadership, it promotes, supports and protects quality homœopathic care.
- Support the growth and integration of homœopathy in Australia
- Promote robust research
- Establish strategic relationships
- Provide useful information to the public about homœopathy
- Provide quality professional development opportunities
- Communicate effectively with stakeholders
Integrity – we do what we say we will do
Diligence – thoroughness in all activities
Proactive – we are active in pursuing the vision and mission of the AHA
Aims & objectives
The Australian Homœopathic Association (AHA) is the largest and only national association of professional homœopaths in Australia, with branches throughout the country, and is a founding member of the International Council for Homeopathy (ICH).
The AHA seeks to:
Actively support the growth and integration of homœopathy into Australia’s health care system
- Provide political and governmental representation regarding issues affecting the homœopathic profession
Participate in and promote appropriate research
Establish and foster collaborative relationships within the complementary healthcare sector
Provide education and information to members and the public
Facilitate and provide professional development opportunities
Facilitate and grow member participation at all levels of the organisation
Ensure members are reliably and regularly informed on issues pertinent to their professional practice
Transparency, accountability & integrity
Fairness and respect for diversity
Teamwork and a collaborative approach
A commitment to lifelong learning, mentoring & advocacy
Open communication and participation
All AHA Professional members are registered with the Australian Register of Homœopaths (AROH). They abide by the register's Code of Conduct and Standards of Practice and the AHA's Code of Ethics and Practice. AROH registration requires that practitioners are qualified to the national standard, have on-going professional indemnity and public liability insurance, hold a current first aid certificate and undergo regular practitioner development.
As AROH registered homœopaths AHA Professional members qualify as providers for private health funds and, depending on the level of insurance and individual health funds' conditions, rebates are provided by the following health funds: (link to health funds on AROH site)
The AHA is run by elected Professional members.
State Branch Committees exist in a number of states. They are elected annually and nominate a member as the State Branch representative on the AHA's National Council.
National Council is the governing body and consists of one member from each State Branch plus a number of members elected by national ballot.
The Australian Homœopathic Association Inc (AHA) was formed in 1995 from the merger of the New South Wales, South Australia and Victoria/Tasmania branches of the Australian Federation of Homœopaths, the Australian Society of Homœopaths (Queensland), and the Oceanic Homœopathic Research Foundation (Western Australia), but its origins date from 1946 with the Australian Institute of Homœopathy. In 1997 further mergers were agreed with the Australian Federation of Homœopaths in Queensland and in Western Australia, and with the Homœopathic Association of New South Wales.