CMAA stands for The Chinese Medicine Association of Australia. It is also a branch of Federation of Chinese Medicine & Acupuncture Societies of Australia Limited (FCMA) in Western Australia.
The objects for which the CMAA is established are as follows:
- To establish support raise promotion organize maintain and protect character status interest and reputation of all persons who are from time to time members of the Association.
- To organize and promote the practice of Traditional Chinese Medicine and settle rules regulations educational levels and registration procedures governing the practice of Traditional Chinese Medicine as carried out by the members of the Association and to decide all questions of professional ethics usage and courtesy by between or amongst members.
- To create and maintain a high standard of professional qualifications in the field of Traditional Chinese Medicine providing basic courses of instruction and where necessary advanced instructions in all subjects included in the study of Traditional Chinese Medicine and by supplying training in the principles and practice of Traditional Chinese Medicine.
- To establish and maintain in such parts of Western Australia and elsewhere as may from time to time be determined schools colleges training centers institutions for the instruction educating and training of persons desirous of becoming Traditional Chinese Medical Practitioners.
- To provide for the examination from time to time to determine persons desiring of becoming Traditional Chinese Medical Practitioners and to give Certificates and Qualifications evidencing the success of such candidates.
- To promote and encourage the study of Traditional Chinese Medicine and for that purpose to raise and provide funds by way of bursaries of distinctions on such terms and conditions as may be considered desirable by the members of the Association.
- To provide and maintain libraries lecture and reading rooms and or other accommodation for any of the purposes mentioned herein.
- To admit to membership bona fide Traditional Chinese Medical Practitioners so as to form a representative professional association working for recognition registration and control of all types of Traditional Chinese Medicine practices in West Australia.
- To provide for the registration of the holders of bona fide qualifications as determined by the Association.
- In furtherance of the objects of the Association to establish promote and encourage an affiliation with any other Guild Association School College or Clinic in the advancement of Traditional Chinese Medicine.
- To print and publish and distribute any newspapers, periodicals, books, advertisements programs leaflets or other information that the Association may think desirable for the promotion of the practice and signs of Traditional Chinese Medicine.