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About the CAA

The Chiropractors’ Association of Australia Ltd (CAA) is the peak professional body representing the Chiropractic profession in Australia.

The CAA came into existence following a decision in September 1990 by two national organisations to amalgamate - the Australian Chiropractors’ Association, founded in 1938, and the United Chiropractors Association of Australasia Ltd, founded in 1961.

A two tiered organisational structure exists within the Association, with divisions of authority established between the State Branches and the National body.

CAA National is involved with such matters as education, publications, conventions, international relations and dealing with federal government authorities.

Membership matters, ethics and representation to state government authorities constitute the primary functions of the State Branches.

The CAA is actively involved in community health initiatives which seek to educate the general public about proactive and preventative health care, including -

Further information about the National body is available at