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The Shiatsu Therapy Association of Australia (STAA) is the peak body representing professionally trained shiatsu therapists across Australia. 

STAA is dedicated to:

  • ensuring members meet the highest standards of training and practice
  • increasing public awareness of shiatsu
  • supporting and representing members through a national network
Our vision is for shiatsu to be a recognised element of an integrated healthcare system.

Find a shiatsu therapist

STAA accredited therapists are highly trained shiatsu therapists, meeting defined standards to help people achieve optimum health and wellbeing.


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Benefits of shiatsu

Shiatsu is used to maintain and restore health. It is also an effective preventative therapy suitable for all ages. Shiatsu can:

  • stimulate circulation
  • strengthen the body
  • promote relaxation
  • alleviate pain and discomfort
  • support the body back to its natural balance

Save Shiatsu Rebates

Legislation with Senate commitee,
report due 13 August 2018

Calling all shiatsu therapists 
and clients to contact 
your local

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Key Points Statement 

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Thank you

STAA response submitted to
Dept of Health on
3 August re removal of shiatsu rebates based on its biassed and incorrect review


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