Beauty Forum Feb23 - Flipbook - Page 14
Petition to Ministry of Health to recognise Skin and
Beauty Therapists as Health Professionals
Your support is needed...
...to request the Ministry of Health to recognise Skin and Beauty Therapists as Health Professionals
(as are Podiatrists, Acupuncturists and Herbal Medicine practitioners).
By gaining this status, the Skin and Beauty Therapy industry will be recognised by Government
agencies and Local Authorities for consultation on any proposed changes in laws, by-laws or
The title (e.g. “Skin Therapist”) will be a recognised professional title which can only be used by
someone who meets the standards set by the Beauty and Skin Therapy responsible authority, in the
same way a person can only call themselves a Nurse if they are registered.
To undertake some treatments, therapists will need to be qualified to do so. This may provide a
pathway for some therapists to be able undertake more advanced treatments currently only able to
be performed by Nurses or Doctors.
The Department of Immigration will have a reference point when considering work visa applications.
Please provide your support by accessing the petition below. The details you provide will only be
used for the purposes of the petition and will not be released to other parties.
Access the petition here - click link below