Professor Jon Adams, Director of ARCCIM/UTS, awarded a Senior Fulbright scholarship

JFNT is proud to announce that Professor Adams, who pioneered the Naturopathy Research and Leadership Mentoring scheme, has been awarded a prestigious Fulbright Scholarship. ARCCIM is a major recipient of JFNT funding and Prof Adams leads a team of talented researchers and higher degree candidates looking into a wide range of natural therapy issues  Read […]

NICM chosen as ‘Medicine or Myth’ partner

Our major research partner, NICM Health at WSU, was selected to do the research for the SBS TV show Medicine or Myth.  Natural remedies were brought in by members of the public and presented to a panel that included well-known brain surgeon Charlie Teo. Those deemed to be worthy of a research trial were sent to the […]

New push for statutory registration of naturopaths and Western herbalists

The Federal government has opened a new pathway for unregistered health professions to apply for statutory regulation. A submission will be prepared by the Australian Register of Naturopaths and Herbalists (ARONAH), a non-government, voluntary register that supports government regulation.  ARONAH is currently raising funds to pay for the cost of updating a 2005 research report […]

Government submission for the registration of naturopaths and practitioners

Dr Anne-Louise Carlton to prepare a submission to the federal government for the registration of naturopaths and western herbal medicine practitioners.  Dr Carlton has extensive experience in health workforce policy and regulation having been employed in the Victorian Department of Health and Human Services for 25 years. Her roles included developing policy for the registration […]

Judy Jacka receives Honorary Fellowship from Western Sydney University

On 9 April 2016 Judy Jacka, Vice-Chair of the Jacka Foundation of Natural Therapies, was made an Honorary Fellow of Western Sydney University. The award was made in recognition of Judy’s leadership in the naturopathic profession and her roles as a practitioner, educator, writer and philanthropist. The award was part of a graduation ceremony at […]

Jacka Foundation AGM

JFNT held its annual AGM on 28 April, 2019 We had over 20 members and guests and the MCG again proved an enjoyable venue. Chair Ms Terri Albert delivered a comprehensive report covering our achievements for the year and outlining a five year strategy for the Foundation. Guest speakers included Dr Penny Caldicott, President of […]

Jacka Foundation pledges six million dollars to NICM

The Jacka Foundation is delighted to announce new funding of six million dollars to NICM Health Research Institute for research into complementary and integrative medicine. The funding consists of $400,000 per year for 15 years and will commence in July 2019 when the current round of JFNT funding is completed. Situated on the campus of […]