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 that recommended registration for naturopathy and Western herbal medicine. The aim is to raise $20,000, which will be matched by Marcus Blackmore, a long-time supporter of registration. The response from practitioners and industry has been outstanding!

To make a donation click here. 

Jacka Foundation Board Member Dr Pauline McCabe 18 minute video on why she supports registration for naturopaths and Western herbal medicine practitioners.
Interviewed by Dr Amie Steel of UTS. 

The Australian Naturopathic Council explains why we need statutory registration for Naturopaths and Western herbalists in Australia. 

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