The ANPA is the peak professional naturopathy association run by
naturopaths for naturopaths in Australia. Established in 1975, we
are a democratic association that has the longest track record of
supporting and representing naturopaths across Australia. We are
actively engaged in representing issues that affect naturopaths at
a national, state and international level. ANPA members comply
with the highest standards of naturopathic practice. We continually
strive to educate the public, other health professionals and the
media about our profession. more



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Benefits of Joining

The ANPA is involved and engaged on behalf of its members:
Making sure our diverse voices are heard creating a cohesive and visionary future for naturopaths in Australia.

Full Membership Support
Naturopaths supporting naturopaths achieving success.

New Graduate Support:
ANPA understands the challenges and the crucial role we can play in assisting new naturopaths thrive and succeed their practices.

Student Support
Wherever students choose to study we want to encourage and support their endeavours. Student naturopaths have different needs from naturopaths out in practice. ANPA offers bursaries at various educational providers. We recognise financial assistance is always welcomed by students. Our e-newsletter has a section devoted to the issues and needs of students across the country.  We aim to have a platform for student voices to be heard by the ANPA committee.

Competitively Priced Professional Indemnity Insurance:
Fenton Green & Co Insurance offers our members Professional Indemnity Insurance.

CPE Program
For continuing education.

Clinical Observation or Supervision:
Experienced naturopaths across the country.

Local ANPA Chapters
Opportunities for networking, case sharing, education and important collegial support.

Via a state-of-the-art  Website and E-Newsletter with options for the public to access practitioners across the county.


Regular Updates: On issues affecting naturopaths.


Discussion Board:
Online assists practitioners stay in touch, reduce isolation if they are located remotely, have more experienced practitioners offer support relating to naturopathy and opportunity to discuss contemporary issue affecting the profession.

Business Support:
Successful naturopathic practice requires business skills, the ANPA is planning to offer ongoing education and information to support this important need.

Support for the Registration of Naturopaths:

On the steering committee for the Australian Register of Naturopaths and Herbalists

Annual Practitioner Excellence Awards:
The ANPA believes in encouraging practitioners’ to actively work towards ongoing professional development. In recognition of this the ANPA has developed these awards to acknowledge those who contribute to the development and promotion of the naturopathic profession.

Political representation at all levels of government:
The ANPA is a member of the Federation of Natural and Traditional Therapists (FNTT). Through this membership the ANPA has been proactive in the development of the Schedule one listing and TGA exemption certificates for practitioners and the Health Training Package (minimum education standards for complementary therapies). The ANPA continues to lobby the government, meet with Health Insurance companies and other relevant organisations to further the professionalization of naturopaths.

Clinic Support:

Stationary packs, receipt books, remedy labels.
Reduced fees to attend ANPA educational trainings, workshops.