Robin Marchment hatte ihre Ausbildung in Melbourne am College of Natural Medicine, den TCM University Hospitals Guanxi und Municipal Chinese Hospital, Gynaecology and Paediatrics Departments in Xian. Sie lebt in Melbourne und arbeitet dort als TCM-Therapeutin in eigener Praxis mit Schwerpunkt Arzneimitteltherapie und Akupunktur. Marchment unterrichtet ebenfalls TCM, ihre Schwerpunkte sind Pädiatrie und Gynäkologie.
Robin Marchment is a registered herbalist and acupuncturist with the Chinese Medicine Registration Board and also lectures in Chinese medicine. She runs a private practice in Melbourne. Shecompleted a four-year honours arts degree at Monash University in 1969 which was followed by a pre-masters. In later years she obtained an advanced diploma and a degree in acupuncture at ACNM (BHSc Acup) before returning to Monash University and embarking on a diploma of languages then completing two years of herbal studies at SSNT. She has also undertaken further studies and two post-graduate internships in China, which focused on paediatrics and gynaecology. Marchment presents lectures on Chinese Medicine, is fluent in Mandarin and is the author of Chinese for TCM Practitioners, a textbook with audio CDs, Gynaecology Revisited: Obstetrics and Gynaecology for practitioners of Chinese Medicine, and with Dr Greta Young, co-authored Shang Han Lun Explained, a translation and discussion of the classic text written by Zhang Zhong Jing in 200 AD. She was also the first woman in Australia to hold a black belt in taekwondo and was a full-time instructor for 30 years, and is currently ranked 6th dan.