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Coronavirus (COVID-19)
All States and Territories in Australia now permit in person Reiki treatments - subject to meeting the Covid Safe and Hygiene requirements

While we know Reiki helps boost our wellbeing, we should always be responsible by staying informed about the regular updates and follow the guidelines. Reliable information links are available in the main article (click on link below).

Among the most important guidelines is washing your hands regularly with soap and water for at least 20 seconds.

For professional Reiki Practitioners who may not wish to resume in person Reiki treatments with clients this is an opportunity to promote distant healing sessions.

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       Reiki Care of Life Threatening Illness
          A Foundation level 1 Course for Reiki Practitioners

          (Endorsed by the Australian Reiki Connection Inc.)

        (Pre - Requisite: Completion of Level II Reiki.)

Due to COVID-19 Pandemic all courses have been postponed

This unique course has been created for Reiki Practitioners who are serious about assisting clients with high needs and wanting to fit comfortably within the medical system.  It explore boundary setting, appropriate communication, legal issues, adaptive Reiki, compassionate detachment and debriefing, self-exploration, familiarity with patient equipment, appropriate behaviour in medical environments and much more.  It will also focus upon the individual needs of healers to improve their self-care with encouragement towards inner love and burn out prevention.


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Daily Distant Reiki Healing Event

The Australian Reiki Connection thanks everyone who joined ARC on Sunday 5th January and connected in the magnificent and beautiful Reiki energy to assist with healing for the people, for the animals, for the country and for the whole Planet. It was wonderful to be a tiny part of that great and glorious effort.

You are invited to join with us each and every day at 7 AM and 7 PM [YOUR local time - wherever you are🙏] to combine and connect in sending continuous distant Reiki. With much gratitude, 🙏gassho🙏

This event is in addition to our weekly Distant Reiki event on Thursday evenings at 9pm

National Reiki Awareness Week 2020

[under the auspices of ARC the Australian Reiki Connection Inc.]    

Second Friday to Third Sunday (Inclusive) November

13th - 22nd November 2020 inclusive

Changes to ARC Membership Categories

In September 2017, as a follow on from the introduction of legally binding National and State Code of Conduct for Health Care Workers, the Committee of Management agreed to introduce a change to Membership Categories

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National Code of Conduct for Health Care Workers

Legally binding codes of conduct have been legislated and enacted in the following States:

  •  New South Wales ( 2008) 

  •  South Australia (2013) 

  •  Queensland ( 2014)  

  •  Victoria (February 2017)

Other States and Territories will soon follow suit.

Reiki practitioners are considered to be health care workers.

All ARC practitioners and teachers who are in States and Territories  where the codes  have not as yet  been legislated, are expected to abide by the National codes

Read FAQ's on Codes here

Read Code of Conduct brochure  here

ARC Criteria for the teaching of the Usui System of Reiki

Following consultation with and approval from all ARC members with the Reiki level of Master/Teacher ,at a Special General Meeting of the Association on the 13th June 2015 the Amended & Revised ARC criteria for  teaching of all levels of the Usui System of Reiki was accepted...Read More


This criteria does not include the spiritual practice of Reiki or any particular form / branch of Reiki.

 Download the ARC  Reiki teaching criteria