News & Events
National Reiki Awareness Week 2019
[under the auspices of ARC the Australian Reiki Connection Inc.]
- Second Friday to Third Sunday (Inclusive) November
8th - 17th November 2019 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;
There is no longer a need for the separate professional branch of the Association (AARP)
To change the status of two membership categories
1. Member category changed to Non- Professional Member
thus ensuring that those who only use Reiki for self use are recognised and inclusion and connection with the Reiki community.
2. Practitioner category changed to Professional Reiki Treatment Practitioner (Non Teaching) to ensure ARC members in this professional category comply with the legally binding National and State Code of Conduct
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.