Academic membership

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  • Advocacy, political lobbying, media promotion, protecting and promoting your profession
  • Information and advice from Osteopathy Australia
  • News and professional updates, latest research and articles
  • High quality, accredited, professional development, free or at discounted prices
  • Access to HR service and hotline
  • Professional indemnity insurance at discounted premiums
  • Comprehensive collection of books, journals, guidelines and multimedia via extensive ClinicalKey content library
  • Free clinic listing on Find an Osteo online directory
  • Help patients and referrers via Find an Osteo
  • Quarterly printed and/or digital edition of Osteo Life
  • Free online classifieds to search for or advertise jobs, locum positions and/or commercial services across Australia
  • Annual printed Members Directory
  • Money-saving commercial benefits and discounts on products and services
  • You must be currently qualified and registered as an osteopath in Australia
  • Must have current and sufficient Professional Indemnity insurance
  • You are committed to the principles of Continuing Professional Development and must complete the annual CPD requirements, Osteopathy Board of Australia (OBA)
  • You are in ongoing academic employmenti at least 0.6 FTEii, e.g. at least 3 days per week, at a tertiary institution in Australia
  • A $165 join fee applies to a new member or re-joining member application
  • Osteopathy Australia membership can be cancelled during a membership cycle, however, no refunds are provided
  • On application for membership with Osteopathy Australia, you declare all information submitted to be true and correct

iAcademic membership is restricted to those working at least 0.6 FTE as an academic at a tertiary institution in Australia.
iiFTE – Full Time Equivalent is hours actually worked divided by the number of normal hours worked by a full-time academic staff
member and does not apply to casual work or temporary work over a short period of time.

$1055 for 12 months from 1 July to 30 June

($890 per year plus $165 joining fee)

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Osteopathy Australia Partners

We work with these complementary key organisations as an essential part
of providing high quality healthcare for Australians.

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MAIB
MAC SA
Guild Insurance
VIVOBAREFOOT
Red Cross Australia
SCU
Sleepmaker
Medicare
SA Worksafe
ESSA
NSW Workcover
TAC VIC
Brooks Shoes
Associations Forum
Pain Australia
Health Workforce Australia
OIA
Kymdan
TAS Workcover
NSW SIRA
Better Pain Management
AOAC
Insurance Commission of WA
QLD Worksafe
MAIC QLD
Workcover WA
DVA
HICAPS
NT Worksafe
Wentworth Advantage
Member Advantage
National Rural Health Alliance
AHPA
RMIT University
Victoria University
Arthritis Australia
AHPRA
FlexEze
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