Alternative therapies

What are alternative therapies

Alternative therapies can include:

  • acupuncture and acupressure
  • aromatherapy
  • equine therapy
  • homeopathy
  • hypnotherapy and hypnosis
  • massage or therapeutic touch
  • meditation 
  • music therapy
  • reflexology and relaxation therapy
  • reiki
  • tai chi
  • yoga

The alternative therapies that we may fund are limited to:


Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986

Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 2004

Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation (Defence‑related Claims) Act 1988