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)

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FCMA/SCMA Victoria - Webinar (ZOOM) 4 2021

Diagnostic criteria of common neurological disorders: Central vs peripheral facial palsy, vertigo and multiple sclerosis. 常见神经内科疾病的诊断:中枢性或周围性面瘫、眩晕和多发性硬化 Presented by Dr Yi SUI 演讲者:隋轶博士 English and Chinese bilingual中英双语 2 CPD hours (Interactive CPD) 计算2小时学分 (互动类CPD) Sunday 8th August 2021 from 2.00-4.00pm (AEST,澳洲东部时间)

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FCMA International Conference on Chinese Medicine for Infertility 5. Sep 2021

The 2021 International Conference on Chinese medicine for Infertility will be held on Sunday 5th September 2021 via Zoom. The theme of this conference is “The latest clinical developments in Chinese medicine for infertility”. The Organising Committee of the Conference will invite experts from China, USA and UK to exchange the up-to-date information on management of infertility with Chinese medicine (including Chinese herbal medicine and/or acupuncture). The conference aims to improve practitioners’ knowledge, clinical skills and provide accuracy personalised treatment to patients. We cordially invite all Chinese medicine practitioners, researchers, and students to attend this event. All attendees of the conference can encounter 12 hours of continuing professional development (CPD).

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FCMA/SCMA Victoria - Webinar (ZOOM) 3 2021

Current FCMA Membership renewal and Private Health Funds requirements 最新续会文件及保险公司要求 presented by Ms Donna Chew English and Chinese bilingual 2 CPD hours in professional issues (Interactive CPD) 获得2小时专业事项记录(互动类CPD) Sunday 27th June 2021 from 2.00-4.00pm (AEST,澳洲东部时间)

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