Member Benefits

GSA Insurance Brokers offer significant discounts to FCMA members, and provides all your professional insurance needs in compliance with Ahpra requirements. You can find more information and join on the GSA website:

Health Funds that offer rebates to FCMA members can be found on the health fund recognition page

FCMA offers Continuing Professional Development (CPD) seminars in compliance with your CMBA registration requirements

Member Application

Full member:

Full membership status applies to all practising members who are registered with Ahpra as a practitioner of Chinese medicine in any or all of the following divisions:

  • Registered practitioner of acupuncture
  • Registered practitioner of Chinese herbal medicine
  • Registered practitioner of Chinese herbal dispensing
Full membership also applies to practitioners of tuina or massage therapy who meet the qualification criteria

Documents required:

You will need to submit a completed and signed application form (please download from that link - you will need to have Adobe PDF Reader or similar) and certified copies of original documents as listed here:

  1. Certified copies of your graduation certificate and academic transcript (please do not send originals)
  2. For registered practitioners, your Ahpra number and evidence of current registration. (That might be a certificate downloaded from the Ahpra website, or a screen shot of the register bearing your name and details.)
  3. For massage therapists, a certified copy of your Diploma of Remedial Massage (course code of HLT 50302 or HLT 50307 or HLT 52015), academic transcript (please do not send originals) and a statement from the course provider confirms the course has meet requirements of remedial massage set by the private health funds.
  4. Certified copy of Certificate of Currency for Professional Indemnity insurance (PII) with cover that complies with Ahpra registration requirements (Please send other documents is you have not PII, a FCMA number will be allocated for you once a preliminary assessment is completed)
  5. Certified copy of current Provide First Aid (HLTAID003 or HLTAID011) which must include components of Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation (HLTAID001 or HLTAID009) and Provide basic emergency life support (HLTAID002 or HLTAID010) or certified copy of current Senior/Workplace First Aid Certificate. From April 14th, 2022, a certified copy of HLTAID011 only can be accepted
  • Documents not written in English must be translated into English by a NAATI professional translator.
  • It is the discretion of FCMA for approval or not approval any application.

Application Submissions

Please post your completed and signed application form and supporting documents to the FCMA branch of your state of residence. Contact details for state branches appear below. The state branch will contact you within 30 days. Please contact the state branch directly if you have any enquiry of the application

Student Application

No fees are charged to student members, and they have full access to all seminars. Just follow the following steps:

  1. Download the student application form and complete and sign
  2. Certified copy of your confirmation of enrolment in an CMBA approved course of Chinese herbal medicine and/or acupuncture
  3. Post your application and supporting documents to your local state branch of the FCMA as found below
  4. The state branch will contact you within 30 days
  5. Please contact the state branch directly if you have any enquiry of the application

All enquiries about the application of membership

Please contact your FCMA state branch (see below)

StateContact NameContact details
VIC, NT, TAS, OverseasDr. Xu Ming Gu285 Stud Rd. WANTIRNA STH, VIC 3152
(03) 9800 3969
NSWDr. Harry Min Xing XieSuite 20B, 3-9 Spring St. CHATSWOOD, NSW 2067
(02) 9884 8833
QLDMr. Jett Zhao11 Naracoorte Pl. PARKINSON, QLD 4115
0433 099 907
WAMr. Siu Chung Man99 Council Ave. ROCKKINGHAM, WA 6168
(08) 9592 2272
SADr. Liang Zhong Chen16-20 Sultram Place, ADELAIDE, SA 5000
(08) 8211 9898
ACTMs. Susan TaoP.O. Box 334, WODEN, ACT 2606
0477 872 483


VIC/NT/TAS/Overseas Member Enquires

Dr. Xu Ming Gu
285 Stud Road
Wantirna South, VIC 3152
(03) 9800 3969

NSW Member Enquires

Dr. Harry Min Xing Xie
Suite 20B, 3-9 Spring St.
Chatswood, NSW 2067
(02) 9884 8833

QLD Member Enquires

Mr. Jett Zhao
11 Naracoorte Pl.
Parkinson, QLD 4115
0433 099 907

WA Member Enquires

Mr. Siu Chung Man
99 Council Ave.
Rockkingham, WA 6168
(08) 9592 2272

SA Member Enquires

Dr. Liang Zhong Chen
16-20 Sultram Place
Adelaide, SA 5000
(08) 8211 9898

ACT Member Enquires

Ms. Susan Tao
P.O. Box 334
Woden, ACT 2606
0477 872 483