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Industry or Profession … Which are we?

I often hear people refer to the disciplines of naturopathy and herbal medicine as an “industry”, and I have to…

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Lyndsay Shume at the NHAA Sydney Chapter

July 29, 2014 | Herbal medicine

Last night the NHAA Sydney Chapter hosted Lyndsay Shume, fourth generation herbalist and Life Member of the NHAA, as the…

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Training the Next Generation – Video

Following on from my last post, here is a video on the topic of why Bachelor degree is a more appropriate…

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Training the Next Generation … Advanced Diplomas or Bachelor degrees?

For a little over 10 years the minimum qualification in naturopathy and Western herbal medicine in Australia has been the…

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No more Advanced Diplomas – Industry Skills Council

On 2nd July 2014 the Community Services & Health Industry Skills Council (CS&HISC) announced that as of December 2015 the…

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