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22 Jan 2024

How to Select a Training Program in Aesthetic Medicine

Are you looking for a training course in cosmetic medicine / aesthetic medicine, but you’re unsure which course is best for you?


In this article we discuss the six (6) factors that we believe are important when deciding which course is right for you…

26 Oct 2023

SCAM ALERT | Be Aware of this Website

We have become aware that a website exists that is taking bookings and payments for cosmetic clinics in Melbourne and Sydney without the knowledge of the cosmetic clinic. The website is If you click on the link or go to the webpage you can see a list of the clinics they claim to represent.


If your clinic appears on the website and you have not authorised them to take bookings or payment on your behalf, you should…

06 Jul 2023

AHPRA FACT SHEET | Supporting a Safe Choice about Cosmetic Injectables

CPCA Shares AHPRA Fact Sheet: “You are entitled to safe cosmetic services. This factsheet includes information about cosmetic injectables, also known as anti-wrinkle injections and dermal fillers. It can help you understand some of the potential risks and what to look out for if you are considering a cosmetic procedure and where to go if something goes wrong.”


“All cosmetic procedures involve risks, but you can minimise preventable risks to your health and safety.”

18 Jun 2021

New Study Shows HA Fillers May Last Longer Than Expected

While Hyaluronic Acid (HA) fillers are purported to last between 3 and 12 months, a recent study has uncovered that HA Fillers may in fact last longer than what was originally thought.


Dermal fillers are essentially products which fill up facial lines, wrinkles and folds and also compensate for volume loss associated with ageing. HA fillers achieve this by…

31 Mar 2021

The Rise of Aesthetic Treatments in the Post Covid Era

As our return to normality is forging ahead in 2021, so too, is the increase in demand for non-invasive aesthetic treatments. Non-surgical procedures have gathered even more momentum in the post COVID19 world and are predicted to increase dramatically in Australia with practitioners reporting they are booked out for months…

14 May 2020

No Room for Complacency as Practices Start to Reopen

The Cosmetic Physicians College of Australasia (CPCA) welcomes the government’s three-step plan to ease restrictions and enable the staged reopening of businesses…

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