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The Naturopaths & Herbalists Association of Australia (NHAA) is a peak professional association representing appropriately qualified naturopathic and Western herbal medicine practitioners. Founded in 1920, and a foundation member of the World Naturopathic Federation, it is the oldest professional association of complementary practitioners in Australia and the only national professional association specifically concerned with the practice and education of naturopathic and Western herbal medicine in Australia. 

Our mission is to be the leading association in Australia, supporting naturopaths and Western herbal medicine practitioners to deliver excellence in healthcare.

Our vision is naturopathy and Western herbal medicine for the health of Australia.

The 11th Herbal and Naturopathic International Conference

Organised and run by the NHAA, the International Conference, held biennially brings together in one location practitioners, industry professionals and some of the world’s pre-eminent and most experienced international and national experts on naturopathic and Western herbal medicine.
The 11th International Conference Theme – Traditional Wisdom, Future Practice – honours our profession’s rich history and acknowledges our continued focus on the integration of traditional medicine with advances in health and science, and our belief in the best evidenced health care for all. We guarantee cutting edge research, unbiased content and practical clinical application.
This not to be missed International Conference attracts international and national delegates including Western herbal medicine, naturopathic, integrative medicine and allied health practitioners, students, nurses, researchers and academics.

World Naturopathic Federation (WNF)

The WNF represents naturopathic organisations from across the globe. Their goal is to promote naturopathy, increase awareness of naturopathy within member countries and provide education to countries about the value of naturopathy to the health of all people.
The NHAA is a founding, full member, of the WNF and is proud to be welcoming the WNF into our International Conference. In 2019, the WNF General Assembly precedes our event incorporating representatives from around the world to discuss global issues on Naturopathy.

WNF General Assembly
The theme, Bridging the Gap, focuses on moving naturopathy forward, uniting the profession through collaboration, research, educational standards, and much more.

Pullman Melbourne Albert Park

65 Queens Rd, Albert Park VIC

The 11th Herbal and Naturopathic International Conference is organised and run by the NHAA. 2020 marks the 100 year anniversary of the association and has inspired the theme for the upcoming International Conference, Traditional Wisdom, Future Practice

The 11th Herbal and Naturopathic International Conference is organised and run by the NHAA. 2020 marks the 100 year anniversary of the Association and has inspired the theme for the upcoming International Conference, Traditional Wisdom, Future Practice.

Pullman Melbourne Albert Park

65 Queens Rd, Albert Park VIC