The NHAA International Conference on Herbal Medicine has been a hugely popular event held every three years. Due to this popularity, we are now excited to present the conference biannually.

This is a premier event attracting over 500 delegates including national and international practitioners of Western herbal medicine, naturopathy, allied health and integrative medicine as well as students, nurses, researchers and academics.

Our three fantastic international keynote speakers are Dr Dr Michael McMullen, Dr Joe Pizzorno and Jonanthan Treasure. See more detail.

More great speakers being announced soon!



 Registrations will open soon! in the meantime.... 20140613-NHAA-IC-Online-banner-230x230-SAVE THE DATE

Sponsorship and Exhibition opportunities 

With an anticipated 500 delegates including experienced practitioners, students, new graduates and more, the 9th International Conference will attract practitioners from all corners and parts of the Australian landscape and the globe and will provide a major practitioner engagement opportunity on the 2015 calendar. As well as an opportunity to showcase products it will also provide peer networking opportunites and a firsthand look at current industry and prfessional advances.

Whatever your area of expertise we have an opportunity for you to partner with us from as little as $300. Be that as an exhibitor, one of our introductory options or as a sponsor. 

For details:

Download: Partnership Prospectus

Download: Exhibition Layout

Contact: Andrew Hamilton, Executive Officer Ph; 02 8765 0071 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.   


Call for Abstracts 

20140613-NHAA-IC-Online-banner-230x230-CALL FOR ABSTRACTSOur theme for this conference is Sustainable Health Care. If you are interested in presenting at the conference, we would love to hear from you! Plenary, concurrent sessions, workshops and posters will be considered that are consistent with the themes outlined below. We are particularly interested in presentations that can provide a practical application for herbalists, naturopaths, and health practitioners using herbal medicines.

Please submit your abstract via our Conference Presenter Portal.  

See the Abstract_Submission Guidelines (also on the conference presenter portal).

Abstracts should address one of the following subthemes:

  • Sustainable health and wellness; the role of the herbal medicine practitioner in the understanding, prevention and management of chronic conditions such as cancer, heart disease, mental health, diabetes, and hormonal conditions.
  • Sustainability of the profession; the role of herbal medicine practitioners in primary care, integrative medicine, regulation, the changing professional and political environment.
  • Sustainability of herbal medicines; environmental issues, regulatory issues, growing and manufacturing.
  • Sustainability in practice; business models, practitioner self-care, legal issues, social media, ethics.
  • Sustainability in herbal medicine research; practitioner participation, research design and funding. 


    external NSBB croppedThe 9th International Conference on Herbal Medicine will be held in Sydney at the Novotel Brighton Beach. Situated in the lovely suburb of Brighton Le Sands and directly across the road from the beach and Botany Bay, this is a venue that NSBB balcony shotdelegates will love.

    Local cafe's and restaurants are easily accessible, there is a lovely walking / cycling track that follows the shoreline, and it is only 20 minutes from central Sydney and 5 minutes from the airport.  

    We will have a special delegate room rate available and you will be able to book this as part of registering for the conference once our bookings open, which will be soon!

    See more details on the Novotel Sydney Brighton Beach website or download the general information booklet.  

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