The aims of AAPA are:
- To promote and popularise the Ayurvedic system of health care in the community.
- To educate and help people; to promote their wellbeing and health in a natural way.
- To safeguard the interest of Ayurveda in Australasia.
- To assist practitioners of the Ayurvedic system to come together under one umbrella.
- To organise seminars and meetings and to share experience and knowledge.
- To uphold and maintain appropriate standards of Ayurvedic practice.