Member Services and Benefits
Osteopathy Australia members have access to a wide array of information and advice, clinical excellence and guidelines, continuing professional development, advanced practice opportunities, a dedicated HR service, business information and support, and access to exclusive member-only platforms. A flexible range of membership categories is provided to suit your individual circumstances.
Your Voice, Your Membership
Professional support on legislation and regulation, and advocacy within government and allied health networks.
In addition, we publish a quarterly magazine, Osteo Life, which provides clinical and business information for osteopaths.
Enhanced and discounted indemnity insurance
Dedicated HR service for employees, associates and business owners
Free and discounted marketing opportunities, such as:
Media campaigns, such as International Osteopathic Healthcare Week, to promote osteopathy and osteopathic services to the public.
Promotion of the profession through social media.
Advanced Practice Recognition provides tertiary and vocational pathways for professional development.
Osteopathy Australia provides regular eNews and industry updates to keep you connected with what's happening in the profession. We send the following email communications:
- Osteo Matters newsletter. This is the association's member newsletter. It is sent every two weeks, usually on a Wednesday. It includes association and industry news for members and students, and includes an Advertising Marketplace with products, services and commercial CPD from members, partners and advertisers.
- Osteo Careers newsletter. COMING SOON! This newsletter is for members and others interested in pursuing a career in osteopathy. It will be sent once a month. It will include a jobs listing of all the osteopath jobs that appear in the jobs section of the Osteopathy Australia website as well as career information and articles for practising osteopaths, students and those considering a career in osteopathy. It will also include an Advertising Marketplace with products, services and commercial CPD from members, partners and advertisers.
- Important updates. We send important updates to members to communicate information relating to your membership, including renewals, COVID updates, and regulatory or professional information. These updates are sent on an ad hoc basis and only when required.
- CPD updates. We send CPD updates to keep you informed about the latest webinars coming up and new eLearning modules from Osteopathy Australia to help you stay up to date with clinical and business developments in the industry. These are sent on an ad hoc basis and only when new materials are available.
You can update what you would like to receive at any time or choose to opt-out of any or all of these communications by visiting My Preferences on your Member Dashboard and clicking on the blue 'Update Preferences' button.
We also provide various networking opportunities, including peer-to-peer support through our member-only Facebook forum.
As an Osteopathy Australia member, you have access to a range of industry partner discounts and savings on high-street and lifestyle products with big name brands.