AAMT's constitution was adopted in March 2003, and was reviewed and adopted in November 2010 under the Corporations Act 2001. AAMT is a Company Limited by Guarantee.
The constitution defines the objects of the Association, criteria for membership and governance of the Association.
There are eight Primary Objects of the Association.
- organise and promote the profession of massage therapy;
- encourage a high standard of knowledge and proficiency among the members;
- encourage and disseminate research in the areas of massage therapy;
- provide rules of conduct and fitness to practice that regulate Members and guide the profession of massage practitioners;
- seek the regulation of advertising of massage practitioners and providers of massage education;
- seek to ensure a registration and disciplinary mechanism is established within the profession;
- seek to establish mechanisms to ensure the quality of and delivery of massage training in Australia;
- lobby Governments and regulators in pursuit of the objects.