Media Releases and Articles

Proposed Constitution change for ARONAH (to be tabled at the AGM November 2023) – November 2023

Southern Cross University receives accreditation for the national education standards for naturopathy – March 2023

National Preventative Health Strategy – further submission – November 2022

Calls for registration of naturopaths highlighted on SBS Insight Program – September 2022

ARONAH Accreditation Assessor Call for Expressions of Interest – July 2022

Media Release: Registering naturopaths is urgently needed to protect the public as a purported “naturopath” is found guilty of sexually assaulting 18 women – November 2021

Naturopath comes under investigation for advice on COVID-19 vaccinations – August 2021

Naturopathic Education Accreditation Standards Review is complete – May 2021

Media Release: Urgent call for Government registration of naturopaths to protect the public – December 2020

Naturopathic Education Accreditation Standards Review – December 2020

Consultation Paper for the National Preventive Health Strategy – September 2020

Why do we need Registration/Regulation of the Naturopathic profession in Australia? Guest post from the ANC – June 2020

Natural Therapies Review – call for additional evidence submission – February 2020

Qualifying as a naturopath or Western Herbalist in Australia – October 2019

Grandfathering date is changed to 2023 for Advanced Diplomas – September 2019

ARONAH Submission – Australian Government Rebate for Private Health Insurance – the Terms of Reference Review – August 2019

Grandfathering explained – August 2019

ARONAH joins the Australian Naturopathic Council – July 2019

Private health insurance rebates – review of the evidence (Government announcement) – April 2019

Grandfathering date is changed to 2019 reflect the Advanced Diploma teach out period – February 2019 UPDATE

Tools, Treatments and techniques of the trade – August 2018

Government delaying registration of naturopaths exposes public to ongoing risk – April 2018

Submission to Honorable Greg Hunt, Federal Minister for Health, regarding Private Health Insurance Rebates – December 2017

Delays in statutory registration of naturopaths exposes public to ongoing risk – August 2017

An explanation of Scope of Practice  – April 2017

Naturopathy can be safe and effective but registration is the key – June 2016

Grandfathering date is changed to 2018 to reflect the Advanced Diploma teach out period – June 2016

ARONAH attends the World Naturopathic Federation meeting in Canada – 30th June 2015

Dodgy naturopathy courses putting public at risk – February 2015

Education the key to effective practice. A response to the recent National Health and Medical Research Council review – January 2015

ARONAH welcomes the CSHISC’s decision to withdraw support for the Advanced Diploma in naturopathy and Western herbal medicine – September 2014

National register of naturopaths and herbalists to improve public safety – October 2010


ARONAH newsletters

May 2014

October 2014

November 2015

June 2017

June 2018


Therapeutic Goods Administration Advertising Exemption review

Letter to ARONAH members – 19th December 2013


Interview with ARONAH

Dr Paul Brown: Paul shares his thoughts on registration – June 2014