Join the National Massage Therapist Listing


Annual Cost

  • $100 payable by your annual renewal date
  • Memberships are paid annually

Eligibility Terms & Conditions

  • You must have passed both of the Oncology Massage Module 2 (OM2) assessments, and received your certificate
  • You must currently be in practice, and preferably accepting new clients and with reasonably short waiting periods
  • You must attend at least one relevant continuing education course every 3 years to maintain your listing. The list of appropriate and approved programs can be found in “Staying Current with OML”
  • You must maintain membership of your preferred professional association (s). This association membership should be noted on your Listing
  • You must have current public liability insurance, current professional indemnity insurance, and a current first aid certificate
  • You should keep OML aware of any changes to your professional or contact details
  • If asked, you should be able to provide evidence of regular timely and relevant professional development, or of recent work with clients with a history or a diagnosis of cancer

OML reserves the right to deny access to this listing to any Therapist who does not abide by the Code of Practice for Therapists or comply with the terms and conditions outlined above.

If you fail to keep your NMTL Membership up-to-date, your entry will be removed from the NMTL.

Marketing Benefits

  • With your annual registration, every graduate on the NMTL will receive a pack of 50 OML brochures
  • OML will maintain your listing on the OML website, including wider visibility through relationships with Breast Cancer Network Australia (BCNA), Outsmart Cancer, and the various State & Territory Cancer Councils
  • On occasions when potential clients or their representatives contact us for service advice, OML will provide them with your contact details if you are in their area

Development Opportunities

  • Invitations to attend, or participate in, special events and professional development opportunities as they arise
  • Access to a private Facebook group for NMTL and NBTL Therapists only for the provision of advice, discussions and networking. This page is loosely supervised by the Facilitation Team
  • Advice and recommendations for Therapists’ self care and professional support
  • Assistance with your application for S4OM membership, as an approved provider of Oncology Massage. Click here for information on becoming a preferred practitioner, or check out our Society for Oncology Massage page for more information.
  • Information about alternative courses to maintain your continuing education requirements with OML
  • Opportunities with suitable partners in the industry, with a view to employment in a clinical setting.

Join Up Process

  • Read the Eligibility Terms & Conditions above
  • If you agree with them, read the NMTL/NBTL Code of Practice for Therapists
  • If you agree to comply with it, print it out, initial each page, and sign and date the last page
  • Complete the NMTL/NBTL Registration Form
  • Choose your preferred method of payment from those available, make a payment for $100 using "NMTL -{your surname}" as a payment reference
  • Scan or photocopy the two documents
  • Email the 2 scanned documents to OML - OR - post photocopies of the 2 documents to OML (PO Box 109, Deakin West ACT 2600) - OR - drop off photocopies of the 2 documents at the OML Office (L2, 39 Geils Court, Deakin West ACT)
  • Click here to access all NMTL/NBTL forms and resources.

Last Updated 1/Dec/2019

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