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Massage therapy: Web resources
On the shelves
Anatomy and physiology
Massage in health
by Victorian Government
Get body smart
Muscle tutorials and quizzes
Healthdirect provides a range of free health services on behalf of the governments of Australia
Massage therapy glossary
Definitions of massage, bodywork, and somatic therapies and a brief explanation of the many techniques currently in practice.
The site gives a detailed overview about reflexology and answers questions. Original foot and hand reflexology charts are also provided.
Australian massage directory
Find an AAMT accredited massage therapist.
Natural therapy pages - Remedial massage
Legislation and statistics
Massage Association of Australia
Massage and Myotherapy Australia
Infant Massage Australia
Association of Remedial Masseurs
Professional organisation of people actively involved in the practice of remedial massage.
Australian Acupuncture & Chinese Medicine Association
Australian Traditional Medicine Society
International Association of Infant Massage
Reflexology Association of Australia
Is an independent not for profit organisation focused on promoting awareness of reflexology and delivering high standards of professionalism within the industry.
Shiatsu Therapy Association of Australia
Peak body representing professionally trained Shiatsu therapists across Australia, established in 1987.
American Massage Therapy Association
Massage methods and techniques, alternative and holistic care and general information related to massage therapy.
Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
National agency for health and welfare statistics and information
Find out about regulations, guidelines and standards on Alternative Medicines.
Department of Health, Therapeutic Goods Administration
Australia's regulatory authority for therapeutic goods
Provides fact sheets and guidelines for health professionals.
State Insurance Regulatory Authority (NSW)
Includes resources for massage therapists working in the worker's compensation scheme
Australasian Legal Information Institute (AustLII).
Provides free internet access to Australasian legal materials
Australian Bureau of Statistics
Browse statistics under the heading for Health on this page
Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency - Legislation
AHPRA's operations are governed by the Health Practitioner Regulation National Law, as in force in each state and territory.
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