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Chiropractors' Association of Australia

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Formation  September 1990
Membership  2600+ as of 2013
Location  Australia
Motto  The Peak Body Representing Chiropractors
Type  professional association
Headquarters  Penrith, New South Wales

The Chiropractors' Association of Australia (CAA), founded in 1990, is the largest association of chiropractors and chiropractic students in Australia.


Scope and operations

The CAA's stated mission is to provide leadership and facilitate unity and excellence within the profession, assist members to deliver patient centred, holistic, natural, competent and effective health care. To engage with stakeholders including governments, academic institutions, media and the public as well as facilitate and promote communication between members and non-members. They further state they wish to develop and promote chiropractic practice, education and research as well as set and maintain standards.

Core values

The CAA recognises and supports:

  • Chiropractors as experts in spinal health and well-being.
  • The significance and value of chiropractic in health care in Australia.
  • The highest standards of ethics and professionalism in the areas of research, education and practice.
  • A commitment to evidence based practice.
  • Inclusiveness and collaborative relationships within and outside the chiropractic profession.
  • Practising the highest standards of representative engagement.
  • The principle of unity with diversity within the profession.
  • References

    Chiropractors' Association of Australia Wikipedia

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