History and FAQs about ACNEM

Who runs ACNEM?

ACNEM is an incorporated association owned by its members. It is run by a Board of Directors that is elected by the members at the Annual General Meeting.

How is ACNEM Funded?

The College receives income from its membership fees and its training programs, both face-to-face and online. Exhibitors pay to promote products and services at our training events, on our website and in our online learning platform. A small amount of money is donated.

Can I make a donation to support the work of the College?

Yes, ACNEM welcomes donations, as it has no external funding.

Does ACNEM Receive Government Funding?

No, ACNEM receives no funding from the Federal Government or from any State Government, nor from any government instrumentality or other organisation.

What is ACNEM's relationship with supplement companies and other industry?

ACNEM has a policy of maintaining an "arm's length" relationship with commercial organisations. It invites companies to exhibit at ACNEM educational functions. Apart from this, it has no connection with industry.

Does ACNEM endorse or recommend products or services?

No. As part of its "arm's length" policy and in order to maintain its independence, the College does not give any endorsements of products or services. Companies exhibiting at ACNEM functions are not endorsed by the College.