Benefits of Membership
As a Member of Massage & Myotherapy Australia, you are rewarded by a comprehensive program of benefits. There are many Member Benefits for you and your family, and for your business. The benefits are an exciting range of products and services made available to you. Benefits include, but are not limited to:
Massage & Myotherapy members are able to obtain Combined Malpractice, Public and Products Liability Insurance at a premium that is significantly reduced because of a negotiated agreement with our preferred provider of insurance, Aon Risk Services Australia Limited. Members have access to legal advice through the free AON legal hotline, please check your policy schedule for more information.
HALO or Health and Learning Online is the Massage & Myotherapy Australia Online Learning Platform. The primary highlight of HALO is the accessibility available to a membership that may face challenges of participating in continuing professional education through geographical isolation and or limited time resources due to clinical commitments. Currently, there are over 30 online modules available for members with much more planned. HALO provides Association members with an excellent resource to assist further development, click here for more information.
HEALTH FUND PROVIDER STATUS
Private Health Funds may accept Massage & Myotherapy members as Providers to enable their clients’ access to rebates. This depends on the membership category and qualifications. Depending on the Individual Health Fund, the Association may be able to manage the status, on the members behalf.
AUSTRALIAN MASSAGE DIRECTORY
All Members receive a free listing on the online directory exclusively featuring Massage & Myotherapy Australia therapists, with the potential to expand directory listing. Australian Massage Directory
Massage & Myotherapy Australia Certification Program will provide a universal, formal roadmap for the massage and myotherapy profession by describing the competencies, skills, qualifications and professional pathways for therapists and Myotherapists. It will support the growth of the profession and the professional development of massage therapists. If you would like to volunteer to take part in a trial, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Association has partnered with Infinite Rewards to provide members and their families with real savings on various products and services. For more information, follow the link to login. Infinite Rewards.
Advance for AAMT
Advance for AAMT is a service available to members who would like to upgrade their Australian Massage Directory Listing. Included is a personal website, communication tools, appointment booking tool, Google Places page and a setup and training session. More features are being discussed based on member feedback so that AAMT can provide a service with a purpose. For more information on upgrading your listing, features and pricing, please click here.
CONTINUING PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION(CPE)
Members are offered a range of lectures, workshops, online learning platform and an annual Conference to provide ongoing continuing professional education. Massage & Myotherapy also recognises providers of massage education for post qualification study.
Members are kept informed of the latest industry news through “Journal of the Australian Association of Massage Therapists”.
Members of Massage & Myotherapy are kept up to date with the latest news on massage as an industry and an Association with a monthly personalised eNews.
Massage & Myotherapy LOGO
Members are entitled to use the logo to promote their professionalism and also contribute in advertising and self branding.
Massage & Myotherapy strives to advance the profile and recognition of members with Governments at Federal, State and Territorial levels and to liaise with Health Insurance Funds.
Massage & Myotherapy Australia WEBSITE ACCESS
Featuring ‘Members Only’, the website carries a range of information for both the public and members. Members Only access allows members to download and review many policy forms that can help in running a safe and successful practice.
Members can participate in the future of Massage & Myotherapy Australia through their right to vote and nominate for Directorship in annual elections.
Remedial Massage and Myotherapists are eligible to register with WorkCover Authorities as a provider in some States and Territories.