FCMA is a national association that advocates for the Chinese medicine profession, supports practitioners, and makes regular submissions on behalf of the profession to government and regulatory agencies

FCMA is internationally recognised and is one of the founders of the World Federation of Chinese Medicine Societies (WFCMS)

FCMA welcomes

  • Registered practitioners of acupuncture
  • Registered practitioners of Chinese herbal medicine
  • Registered practitioners of Chinese herbal dispensing
  • Practitioners of tuina and massage therapy who meet the qualification criteria


Continuing Professional Development (CPD)

FCMA provides a minimum of 20 hours in seminars and workshops each year, with a minimum of 4 hours in professional issues, to meet our members' registration requirements

Professional Indemnity Insurance (PII)

FCMA members have access to discounted premiums with GSA, the award winning insurer offering top cover at very competitive rates (or you may choose your own insurer)

First Aid Course

FCMA arranges discounted first aid courses at the level required

Practitioner Directory

FCMA members are entered on the FCMA website public directory


To join, you need to complete FCMA membership application form and declaration form as well as the following certified copies documents:

  • Graduation certificate and academic transcript
  • Current AHPRA certificate (for Chinese medicine practitioners)
  • Current certificate of First Aid
  • Certificate of currency for Professional Indemnity Insurance (if you are applying for PII for the first time, submit other documents first so an FCMA number can be allocated to enable you to get the FCMA discount)

Recent News

FCMA - Webinar 2 (ZOOM) February 2024

Discussion on the Pathogenesis of Jue Yin Disease in Shang Han Lun and Application of Wu Mei Wan Group Formula Organiser: Federation of Chinese Medicine & Acupuncture Societies of Australia (FCMA) 主办方:澳洲全国中医药针灸学会联合会 Host: FCMA-VIC 承办方:FCMA维州分会 Attendees: Members of FCMA 出席者:FCMA 会员 Enquiries: Text or phone Dr Yanyi Wang on 0423 427 330 联系人:王焱燚博士,短信或致电:0423 427 330 Join the webinar by click the following zoom link 网络视频会议链接如下: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88117910961?pwd=bnR2MzRoa05jTmlhSUFyVm1SanFBZz09 Or you can use 或使用以下信息登录: Meeting ID (会议号):881 1791 096 Passcode (密码):123456

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FCMA - Webinar (ZOOM) March 2023 网络视频学术讲座

Chinese Medicine in Australia: Current State, Challenges and Applications 澳洲中医药及教育的现状及挑战

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Statement on Medicare Fraud and MBS Funding

FCMA has released a statement on Medicare Fraud and MBS Funding on December 6th 2022.

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