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Read the latest news affecting the psychology profession.

29 Mar 2017

Psychologists: beware of hoax email

Psychologists are warned that a hoax email is being sent which pretends to be from AHPRA.
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29 Mar 2017

Connections Issue 19 released

The Psychology Board releases Issue 19 of Connections newsletter.
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23 Mar 2017

News for Board-approved Supervisors

The Psychology Board of Australia has sent the following news to all Board-approved supervisors.
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14 Mar 2017

Transition information for the revised 4+2 internship guideline now available

The Psychology Board of Australia’s revised 4+2 guideline will commence on 1 June 2017 together with the revised registration standard for provisional registration.
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07 Mar 2017

Communiqué from the Board

The Psychology Board of Australia has released the February 2017 communiqué.
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03 Mar 2017

Revised provisional registration standard and 4+2 internship guideline published today

The Psychology Board of Australia has today published a revised registration standard for provisional registration and a revised guideline for the 4+2 internship program.
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02 Mar 2017

Psychology regulation at work: Protecting the public in 2015/16

A profession-specific annual report summary that looks into the work of the Psychology Board of Australia over the year to 30 June 2016 has now been published.
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17 Feb 2017

Call for applications

Call for applications for appointment to the State and Regional Boards of the Psychology Board of the National Registration and Accreditation Scheme.
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17 Feb 2017

Call for expressions of interest

Call for expressions of interest for panel appointments - health practitioners from Western Australia
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16 Feb 2017

Quarterly registration data released

The National Board has released its quarterly registration data.
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16 Jan 2017

Local insights, National Scheme: State and territory summaries published

Individual annual report summaries for each state and territory, offering insights into how the National Registration and Accreditation Scheme is operating across Australia, have now been published.
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10 Jan 2017

Psychologist reprimanded for failing to maintain professional boundaries

A psychologist has been reprimanded for unsatisfactory professional performance and failing to maintain professional boundaries.
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News Archives

2016

13 Dec 2016

Guidance issued on endorsements about scheduled medicines

The Australian Health Workforce Ministerial Council (Ministerial Council) has recently endorsed Guidance for National Boards: Applications to the Ministerial Council for approval of endorsements in relation to scheduled medicines under section 14 of the National Law1 (the Guidance).
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07 Dec 2016

Quarterly registration data released

The National Board has released its quarterly registration data.
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01 Dec 2016

Communiqué from the Board

The Psychology Board of Australia has released the November 2016 communiqué.
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01 Dec 2016

Revised registration standard for recency of practice takes effect today

The Psychology Board of Australia’s revised Registration standard for recency of practice and policy for recency of practice requirements take effect today.
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30 Nov 2016

‘No excuse’ says Board as court fines social worker for claiming to be a psychologist

AHPRA, on behalf of the Psychology Board of Australia, has successfully prosecuted a social worker for claiming to be a psychologist.
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21 Nov 2016

Psychologists reminded to renew registration by 30 November

Psychologists have until 30 November to renew their registration on time.
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17 Nov 2016

Tasmania office closure and new location

AHPRA’s Tasmanian office will be closed to the public on Friday 18 November 2016 and will reopen on Monday 21 November 2016 at a new location. The office will continue to be located in Hobart.
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10 Nov 2016

Revising and simplifying education and training was a priority in 2015/16

The Psychology Board of Australia’s focus in 2015/16 was to review the profession’s education and training model, according to information published by AHPRA today in its 2015/16 annual report.
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03 Nov 2016

Communiqué from the Board

The Psychology Board of Australia has released the October 2016 communiqué.
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31 Oct 2016

Sydney public forum September 2016

The Board was pleased to welcome over 250 members of the profession and students to a public forum held in Sydney on 29 September 2016.
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28 Oct 2016

Connections Issue 18 released

The Psychology Board releases Issue 18 of Connections newsletter.
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28 Oct 2016

Unregistered psychologist receives conviction and fine

A NSW man has been fined for knowingly holding himself out as a psychologist when he was not registered.
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27 Oct 2016

Board and AHPRA publish health profession agreement

The Psychology Board of Australia (the Board) and the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) have published the health profession agreement (HPA) for 2016-20.
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19 Oct 2016

Communiqué from the Board

The Psychology Board of Australia has released the September 2016 communiqué.
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14 Oct 2016

Fourth-year students seeking provisional registration can apply online now

Online application is now open for fourth-year psychology students seeking provisional registration with the Psychology Board of Australia (the Board).
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14 Oct 2016

Call for applications

Call for applications for appointment to the Northern Territory Board of Registered Psychologists to the health, performance and professional standards hearing panels.
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10 Oct 2016

Video explains online renewal of registration which is now open

A new video explains online renewal of registration which is now open for psychologists.
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07 Oct 2016

More information about your advertising obligations

The Psychology Board of Australia (the Board) today published further information to help registered health practitioners to better understand their advertising obligations.
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07 Oct 2016

Call for applications

Call for applications for appointment to the National Psychology Examination Committee
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07 Oct 2016

Quarterly registration data released

The National Board has released its quarterly registration data.
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03 Oct 2016

Supervisor training providers invited to apply for Board approval

The Psychology Board of Australia (the Board) has released an application pack for individuals and organisations interested in becoming Board approved providers of supervisor training of master class training only.
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23 Sep 2016

Psychologist reprimanded and disqualified for professional misconduct

A tribunal has reprimanded a psychologist for engaging in professional misconduct.
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09 Sep 2016

Full fee schedule published

A full fee schedule, including the fee arrangements for psychologists whose principal place of practice is NSW, has been published on the Psychology Board of Australia’s website.
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08 Sep 2016

Communiqué from the Board

The Psychology Board of Australia has released the August 2016 communiqué.
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01 Sep 2016

Psychology Board of Australia fees set for 2016/17

The Psychology Board of Australia (the Board) has announced the national registration fee for psychologists for 2016/17.
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31 Aug 2016

Sydney public forum invitation

The Board has released an invitation to attend the 29 September 2016 public forum in Sydney.
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30 Aug 2016

Tribunal reprimands psychologist and suspends registration for professional misconduct

Mr Ross Anderson: A tribunal has reprimanded registered psychologist Mr Ross Anderson and suspended his registration for three months for professional misconduct.
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30 Aug 2016

Communiqué from the Board

The Psychology Board of Australia has released the July 2016 communiqué.
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30 Aug 2016

Supreme Court dismisses application for review of Board decisions

Professor Nadira Pardo: The Supreme Court of Tasmania summarily dismissed an application by Prof. Nadira Pardo.
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29 Aug 2016

Public consultation closes soon

The Psychology Board’s public consultation on a proposed guideline for transitional programs for overseas trained psychologists is closing soon.
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18 Aug 2016

Call for applications

Call for applications for appointment to the ACT/TAS/VIC Regional Board of the Psychology Board of Australia, and health, performance and professional standards hearing panels.
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04 Aug 2016

Connections Issue 17 released

The Psychology Board releases Issue 17 of Connections newsletter.
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01 Aug 2016

Registered psychologists: beware of hoax email purporting to be from the Psychology Board of Australia

We have recently been alerted that an email with the subject line: ‘AHPRA approval of revised general registration standard’ seemingly from the email address noreply@psychologyboard.gov.au has been received by some psychology practitioners.
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13 Jul 2016

Public consultation paper released

The Psychology Board of Australia (the Board) has published Consultation paper 27: Proposed guideline for transitional programs for overseas trained psychologists.
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12 Jul 2016

Communiqué from the Board

The Psychology Board of Australia has released the June 2016 communiqué.
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27 Jun 2016

Tribunal reprimands psychologist for failure to maintain professional boundaries

A psychologist has been reprimanded by the Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal (the tribunal) for failing to maintain professional boundaries.
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22 Jun 2016

Quarterly registration data released

The National Board has released its quarterly registration data.
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20 Jun 2016

Psychologist reprimanded and suspended from practising

The South Australian Health Practitioners Tribunal has reprimanded psychologist Michelle Bakjac for professional misconduct and suspended her registration.
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14 Jun 2016

Unregistered psychologist convicted and fined by court

A South Australian man has received a $7,500 fine and a criminal conviction for knowingly and recklessly using the title “psychologist” in breach of the Health Practitioner Regulation National Law as in force in each state and territory (the National Law).
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09 Jun 2016

Funding determination for Queensland Office of the Health Ombudsman

The Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) has received a letter from the Queensland Government, formally notifying of the determination of fees to be paid from AHPRA to the Queensland Office of the Health Ombudsman (OHO) for 2015-2016.
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03 Jun 2016

Communiqué from the Board

The Psychology Board of Australia has released the May 2016 communiqué.
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20 May 2016

Call for applications

Call for applications for appointment to National Boards regulating health professions across Australia
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18 May 2016

Tribunal reprimands and suspends psychologist, finds professional misconduct

A psychologist has been reprimanded and his license suspended for nine months.
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18 May 2016

Tribunal rejects Board’s improper report preparation allegations

The Psychology Board's allegations against a psychologist have been rejected by the Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal.
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16 May 2016

Call for applications

Call for applications for appointment to the ACT/TAS/VIC Regional Board of the Psychology Board of Australia
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11 May 2016

Connections Issue 16 released

The Psychology Board releases Issue 16 of Connections newsletter.
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09 May 2016

Communiqué from the Board

The Psychology Board of Australia has released its latest communiqué.
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06 May 2016

Streamlining the application process for overseas-qualified applicants

From 1 June 2016 the Board will streamline the application process for overseas-qualified applicants, by overseeing the assessment of their knowledge and skills as part of their application for registration in Australia.
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06 May 2016

Consultation submissions published

The Psychology Board of Australia has published submissions that were received in response to the recent public consultation on proposals to update the Area of practice endorsements registration standard and the Guidelines for area of practice endorsements.
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02 May 2016

Revised general registration standard takes effect from today

The Psychology Board of Australia’s revised registration standard for general registration takes effect today and replaces the previous version dated 1 July 2010.
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18 Apr 2016

Communiqué from the Board

The Psychology Board of Australia has released the April 2016 meeting communiqué.
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13 Apr 2016

Guidelines for the National Psychology Exam are now updated

The Guidelines for the National Psychology Exam (the Guidelines) have been updated and the new version is now available on the Board’s website.
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12 Apr 2016

Quarterly registration data released

The National Board has released its quarterly registration data.
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08 Apr 2016

Psychology regulation at work in Australia, 2014/15

The Psychology Board of Australia (the Board) has released its report for 2014/15.
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29 Mar 2016

Tribunal orders psychologist has no case to answer

The Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal (VCAT) has ordered that no further action is to be taken against Ms Meddwyn Coleman, a psychologist.
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24 Mar 2016

Further information for the revised general registration standard published

The Psychology Board of Australia has today published further information about the revised registration standard for general registration.
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22 Mar 2016

Psychologist permanently prohibited from practising

A formerly registered psychologist has permanently been prohibited from practising as a psychologist.
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11 Mar 2016

Communique from the Board

The Psychology Board of Australia has released the February 2016 meeting communique.
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26 Feb 2016

Psychologist reprimanded for unsatisfactory professional conduct

The Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal has reprimanded psychologist Kirsten McArthur after finding she engaged in unsatisfactory professional conduct.
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15 Feb 2016

Revised standard for general registration published today

The Psychology Board of Australia has today published a revised registration standard for general registration.
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12 Feb 2016

Protecting the public: Local data summaries from a national scheme

Local reports have today been released for each state and territory on Australia’s regulatory scheme for health practitioners, providing a unique insight on local outcomes within a national scheme.
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02 Feb 2016

Revised standard for recency of practice published today

A revised registration standard for recency of practice and a revised policy for recency of practice requirements have today been published by the Psychology Board of Australia.
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22 Jan 2016

New online supervisor services

A new supervisor services portal is now available for current Board-approved supervisors.
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21 Jan 2016

Tribunal reprimands psychologist, finds unprofessional conduct

A tribunal has reprimanded a psychologist and found she engaged in unprofessional conduct for failing to disclose being convicted of driving-related offences.
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11 Jan 2016

Public consultation papers released

The Psychology Board of Australia (the Board) has published consultation paper 26: Area of practice endorsements.
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05 Jan 2016

Call for applications

Call for applications for appointment to the NT / SA / WA Regional Board of the Psychology Board of Australia.
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05 Jan 2016

Call for expressions of interest

Call for expressions of interest - Overseas Qualified Psychologists Assessment Advisory Committee of the Psychology Board of Australia
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2015

30 Dec 2015

Tribunal affirms Board decision to refuse registration

A tribunal has affirmed a decision by the Psychology Board of Australia to refuse registration to a man who applied for registration 18 years after practising as a psychologist for three and a half months.
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24 Dec 2015

Communique from the Board

The Psychology Board of Australia has released the December 2015 meeting communique.
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22 Dec 2015

Health practitioner regulation: Learn how you’re protected

A new video and an accompanying infographic explaining the Australia-wide scheme that is in place to protect members of the public were launched today by the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA).
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22 Dec 2015

New video about the National Psychology Exam

The Board has released a video providing information about the National Psychology Exam and what registrants need to do in order to prepare for the exam.
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17 Dec 2015

The National Board has released its quarterly registration data

The National Board has released its quarterly registration data.
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11 Dec 2015

Communique from the Board

The Psychology Board of Australia has released the November 2015 meeting communique.
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03 Dec 2015

Are you a graduate applying for registration?

Read this important information that explains what you need to know.
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01 Dec 2015

Revised CPD registration standard takes effect from today

The Psychology Board of Australia’s revised Continuing professional development registration standard (CPD standard) takes effect today.
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23 Nov 2015

Connections Issue 15 released

The Psychology Board releases Issue 15 of Connections newsletter.
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20 Nov 2015

Psychologists reminded to renew registration by 30 November

Psychologists have until 30 November to renew their registration to avoid paying a late fee.
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18 Nov 2015

National drug screening protocol

There are health practitioners with a history of substance misuse who have restrictions placed on their registration. These restrictions are generally designed to keep the public safe while the practitioner remains in practice.
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16 Nov 2015

Fourth-year students seeking provisional registration can apply online now

Online application is now open for fourth-year psychology students seeking provisional registration with the Psychology Board of Australia (the National Board).
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13 Nov 2015

Tribunal reprimands former psychologist, finds professional misconduct

The Qld Civil and Administrative Tribunal has reprimanded former psychologist Steven Spring for professional misconduct, and precluded him from applying for registration for two and a half years.
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10 Nov 2015

Communique from the Board

The Psychology Board of Australia has released the October 2015 meeting communique.
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06 Nov 2015

2014/15 National Scheme annual report launched

The 2014/15 National Scheme annual report, including a report from the Board, has been published.
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30 Oct 2015

Revised CPD standard for psychologists published today

The Psychology Board of Australia today published the revised continuing professional development (CPD) standard, which will come into effect on 1 December 2015.
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30 Oct 2015

Call for applications

Call for applications for appointment to the NT / SA / WA Regional Board of the Psychology Board of Australia.
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16 Oct 2015

Communique from the Board

The Psychology Board of Australia has released the September 2015 meeting communique.
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16 Oct 2015

Board and AHPRA publish health profession agreement

The Psychology Board of Australia (the Board) and the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) have published the health profession agreement (HPA) for 2015/16.
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28 Sep 2015

Online renewal of registration is now open

Online renewal of registration is now open for psychologists registered in Australia.
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25 Sep 2015

Connections Issue 14 released

The Psychology Board releases Issue 14 of Connections newsletter.
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11 Sep 2015

Update your contact details to receive registration renewal reminders

Are your contact details up to date? Registration renewal reminders will be sent to registrants soon.
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04 Sep 2015

Communique from the Board

The Psychology Board of Australia has released the August 2015 meeting communique.
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02 Sep 2015

Psychology Board of Australia sets fee for 2015/16

The Psychology Board of Australia (the Board) has announced the national registration fee for psychologists for 2015/16.
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01 Sep 2015

New forms for Board-approved supervisors

The Psychology Board has published a new form for Board-approved supervisors.
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01 Sep 2015

Revised policy on working in addition to placements

The Psychology Board of Australia has reviewed and made some minor amendments to its Policy on working in addition to placements and the revised policy is effective from 1 September 2015.
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21 Aug 2015

Call for applications

Call for applications for appointment to the ACT / TAS / VIC Regional Board of the Psychology Board of Australia.
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20 Aug 2015

The National Board has released its quarterly registration data

The National Board has released its quarterly registration data.
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14 Aug 2015

Call for applications

Call for applications to the Queensland Board of the Psychology Board of Australia.
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11 Aug 2015

Communique from the Board

The Psychology Board of Australia has released the July 2015 meeting communique.
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07 Aug 2015

Consultation paper released

The Psychology Board of Australia (the Board) has published consultation paper 25: Consultation on ending the higher degree exemption from sitting the National Psychology Examination.
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06 Jul 2015

Communique from the Board

The Psychology Board of Australia has released the June 2015 communique.
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01 Jul 2015

Revised English language and criminal history standards take effect today

Revised English language and criminal history standards take effect from today.
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10 Jun 2015

Online search for a supervisor improved

Improvements to the online search for a supervisor have been launched by the Psychology Board of Australia (the Board).
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10 Jun 2015

Communique from the Board

The Psychology Board of Australia has released the May 2015 communique.
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21 May 2015

Revised criminal history registration standard will take effect from 1 July

A revised criminal history registration standard will come in to effect for all registrants from 1 July 2015.
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21 May 2015

Revised English language skills registration standards taking effect from 1 July

Revised English language skills registration standards take effect from 1 July for all registrants.
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21 May 2015

Quarterly registration data released

The National Board has released its quarterly registration data.
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18 May 2015

Search for a supervisor improvements coming soon

The Psychology Board of Australia and AHPRA are fine tuning improvements to the online search for a supervisor which will be launched soon.
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13 May 2015

Tribunal dismisses psychologist’s application for finding to be supressed

The ACT Civil and Administrative Tribunal has dismissed an application by psychologist Mr Ziji Fox to suppress details of a finding that he had engaged in unprofessional conduct.
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12 May 2015

Communique from the Board

The Psychology Board of Australia has released the May 2015 communique.
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04 May 2015

Call for views on how we approach regulation

National Boards and AHPRA are seeking feedback through an online survey on the regulatory principles that were launched in July last year.
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29 Apr 2015

Communique from the Board

The Psychology Board of Australia has released the March 2015 communique.
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24 Apr 2015

Further information for psychologists approved to provide Medicare services

In the recent issue of the Psychology Board of Australia’s newsletter the Board reported it had received correspondence from Medicare which included advice of amendments to their requirements for approval to provide Psychological Therapy services (clinical psychology).
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23 Apr 2015

Connections Issue 13 released

The Psychology Board releases Issue 13 of Connections newsletter.
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20 Apr 2015

Tribunal finds former psychologist guilty of professional misconduct

The State Administrative Tribunal of Western Australia has reprimanded former psychologist Elisabeth Freeman, found she engaged in professional misconduct, and disqualified her from applying for registration as a psychologist for 18 months.
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30 Mar 2015

Submissions to public consultation

The Psychology Board of Australia has published submissions that were received in response to the recent public consultation on proposals to update the Provisional registration standard and the Guidelines for the 4+2 internship program.
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24 Mar 2015

Security alert - keep your web browser updated

We are making changes to our websites to make sure that your information is kept safe.
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11 Mar 2015

Communique from the Board

The Psychology Board of Australia has released the February 2015 communique.
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10 Mar 2015

Quarterly registration data released

The National Board has released its quarterly registration data.
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20 Feb 2015

Public consultation closing soon

The Psychology Board of Australia’s public consultation on proposals to update the Provisional registration standard and the Guidelines for the 4+2 internship program is closing soon. 
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18 Feb 2015

Adelaide office closed for relocation

The Adelaide office will be closed for relocation from Thursday 19 February 2015 and will re-open on Monday 23 February 2015 at 12.00pm.
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16 Feb 2015

AHPRA strengthens national drug screening

AHPRA and National Boards to introduce hair testing for all practitioners with substance related impairment.
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16 Feb 2015

Call for applications

Call for applications for appointment to the NT/SA/WA Regional Board of the Psychology Board of Australia.
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04 Feb 2015

New approach to international criminal history checks launches today

A new procedure for checking international criminal history that provides greater public protection takes effect today.
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09 Jan 2015

Communique from the Board

The Psychology Board of Australia has released the December 2014 communique.
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2014

23 Dec 2014

Statement from the Psychology Board of Australia

Mr Domenic Greco – reprimanded, registration cancelled effective 19 January 2015, and disqualified from applying for registration for two years from that date.
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19 Dec 2014

Consultation paper released

The Psychology Board of Australia has published a consultation paper which is open for feedback until 27 February 2015 and is seeking input on proposals to update the Provisional registration standard and the Guidelines for the 4+2 internship program.
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15 Dec 2014

Communique from the Board

The Psychology Board of Australia has released the November 2014 communique.
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05 Dec 2014

Call for applications

Call for applications for appointment to the NT/SA/WA Regional Board of the Psychology Board of Australia.
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02 Dec 2014

Quarterly registration data released

The National Board has released its quarterly registration data.
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24 Nov 2014

Connections Issue 12 released

The Psychology Board releases Issue 12 of Connections newsletter.
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21 Nov 2014

The Psychology Board of Australia releases a report of its work

The Psychology Board of Australia has published a report of its work in regulating psychology in the National Registration and Accreditation Scheme during 2013/14.
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21 Nov 2014

National Board reminds psychologists to renew registration by 30 November

Psychologists have less than two weeks to renew their registration with the Psychology Board of Australia to avoid paying a late fee.
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13 Nov 2014

New approach to International criminal history checks

From early 2015, National Boards and the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) will implement a new procedure for checking international criminal history.
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07 Nov 2014

2013/14 National Scheme Annual Report published

AHPRA and the National Boards have released their 2013/14 Annual Report on the National Registration and Accreditation Scheme.
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07 Nov 2014

South Australian woman pleads guilty to pretending to be a psychologist

A SA woman has pleaded guilty in the Adelaide Magistrates Court of claiming to be a registered psychologist and using health practitioner titles protected under the National Law.
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03 Nov 2014

Communique from the Board

The Psychology Board of Australia has released the October 2014 communique.
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17 Oct 2014

Call for applications

Applications are now sought for appointments to upcoming vacancies for chairs (from practitioner members), practitioner members and community members.
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13 Oct 2014

Fourth-year students seeking provisional registration can apply online now

Online application is now open for fourth-year psychology students seeking provisional registration with the Psychology Board of Australia (National Board).
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08 Oct 2014

Communique from the Board

The Psychology Board of Australia has released the September 2014 communique.
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23 Sep 2014

Online renewal of registration is now open

Online renewal of registration to practise in Australia is now open for psychologists.
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16 Sep 2014

Board and AHPRA publish health profession agreement

The Psychology Board of Australia (the Board) and AHPRA today published the Health Profession Agreement that outlines the partnership between the Board and AHPRA, and the services AHPRA will provide to the Board in 2014/2015.
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12 Sep 2014

Communique from the Board

The Psychology Board of Australia has released the August 2014 communique.
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10 Sep 2014

Call for applications for appointment to the National Psychology Examination Committee

The Psychology Board of Australia invites applications from experienced psychologists seeking appointment to the National Psychology Examination Committee.
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27 Aug 2014

Media release

The Psychology Board of Australia has announced the registration fees for psychologists for 2014/15.
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14 Aug 2014

We have new homepages!

Today we have launched new homepage designs across all our websites.
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13 Aug 2014

Communique from the Board

The Psychology Board of Australia has released the July 2014 communique.
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11 Aug 2014

Certificate of Registration Status (CoRS) now available online

Registered health practitioners using the AHPRA portal can now request a Certificate of Registration Status (CoRS) online.
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07 Aug 2014

Connections Issue 11 released

The Psychology Board releases Issue 11 of Connections newsletter.
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31 Jul 2014

Quarterly registration data released

The National Board has released its quarterly registration data.
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24 Jul 2014

Media release

The National Boards are calling for feedback on guidelines on the regulatory management of health practitioners with blood borne infectious diseases.
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14 Jul 2014

Media release

On 1 July 2014 all Boards and AHPRA launched refreshed regulatory principles for regulating in the public interest. It also marked our 4th birthday and new arrangements in Qld.
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02 Jul 2014

Communique from the Board

The Psychology Board of Australia has released the June 2014 communique.
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20 Jun 2014

Call for applications

Call for applications for health practitioners to join the Psychology Board of Australia's list of approved persons for appointment to panels.
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13 Jun 2014

Communique from the Board

The Psychology Board of Australia has released the May 2014 communique.
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20 May 2014

Media release

Updated Advertising guidelines published today by National Boards.
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14 May 2014

Communique from the Board

The Psychology Board of Australia has released the April 2014 communique.
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09 May 2014

Updated assessment resource for the National Psychology Examination

The Psychology Board of Australia publishes resources to assist candidates preparing for the National Psychology Examination.
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05 May 2014

Quarterly registration data released

The National Board has released its quarterly registration data.
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28 Apr 2014

Consultation paper released

The Psychology Board of Australia is reviewing the requirements for general registration, continuing professional development and recency of practice for psychologists.
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16 Apr 2014

Connections Issue 10 released

The Psychology Board releases Issue 10 of Connections newsletter.
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10 Apr 2014

Communiqué from the Board

The Psychology Board of Australia has released the March 2014 communique.
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17 Mar 2014

Revised guidelines, code and policy effective today

Revised guidelines and a new social media policy come into effect for all psychologists today.
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13 Mar 2014

Unplanned office closure alert

The AHPRA Northern Territory office has reopened
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07 Mar 2014

Communiqué from the Board

The Psychology Board of Australia has released the February 2014 communique.
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25 Feb 2014

Call for community members from the Northern Territory for appointment to the NT / SA / WA Regional Board of the Psychology Board of Australia

Call for community members from the Northern Territory for appointment to the NT / SA / WA Regional Board of the Psychology Board of Australia.
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24 Feb 2014

The National Board has released its quarterly registration data

The data includes information about types of registration held, principal place of practice, endorsements, registrant age and gender.
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14 Feb 2014

Media release

The National Board has published revised guidelines and a new social media policy which are shared across all Boards and come into effect from mid-March.
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24 Jan 2014

Media release

The first prosecution of a National Law offence resulted in a guilty verdict and the accused person ordered to pay fines totaling $20,000.
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22 Jan 2014

The National Board has released January 2014 figures on area of practice endorsements

The National Board has released January 2014 figures on area of practice endorsements.
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2013

24 Dec 2013

Communiqué from the Board

The Psychology Board of Australia releases its latest communique.
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16 Dec 2013

New guideline for the 5+1 internship program released

The Board has released its new Guidelines for the 5+1 internship program.
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13 Dec 2013

Call for applications for appointment to the Queensland board of the Psychology Board of Australia

The Psychology Board of Australia (PsyBA) is seeking health practitioners and community members to join the Queensland board of the PsyBA.
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06 Dec 2013

Communiqué from the Board

The Psychology Board of Australia releases its latest communique.
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29 Nov 2013

Call for applications to state and regional boards of the Psychology Board of Australia

Call for applications for appointment to state and regional boards of the Psychology Board of Australia.
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25 Nov 2013

Media release

The Board and AHPRA publish their 2013/14 health profession agreement
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20 Nov 2013

Media release

The National Board is reminding psychologists to renew registration by 30 November.
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08 Nov 2013

Communiqué from the Board

The Psychology Board of Australia releases its latest communique.
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04 Nov 2013

AHPRA Melbourne office closed on Tuesday 5 November 2013

The AHPRA Melbourne office will be closed on Tuesday 5 November 2013 due to the Melbourne Cup public holiday.
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01 Nov 2013

Connections Issue 9 released

The Psychology Board releases Issue 9 of Connections newsletter.
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01 Nov 2013

Media release

The Australian Psychological Society and the Psychology Board of Australia have released a Joint Statement on the future of Accreditation.
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01 Nov 2013

Media release

The 2012/13 National Scheme Annual Report, which includes a report from the Psychology Board of Australia, has been published.
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30 Oct 2013

Supervision policies

The Board has approved two new supervision policies.
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25 Oct 2013

Media release

Community and health practitioner feedback is sought on the English language skills and criminal history registration standards which are now under review.
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18 Oct 2013

New Guidelines for the National Psychology Examination released

The Board has released its new Guideline for the National Psychology Exam. The guidelines specify the examination eligibility requirements, examination rules and specific exam policies.
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17 Oct 2013

Specialist title transition period for WA psychologists is ending

When the National Registration and Accreditation Scheme began in Western Australia on 18 October 2010 some psychologists who held specialist title registration with the previous Board were allowed to continue using the title 'specialist' under a transition provision allowed for in section 281 of the National Law.
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11 Oct 2013

Media release

Call for expressions of interest to join the Psychology Board of Australia's list of approved persons for panel appointments.
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07 Oct 2013

Media release

Fourth-year psychology students seeking provisional registration with the Psychology Board of Australia can apply online now.
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04 Oct 2013

Communiqué from the Board

The Psychology Board of Australia releases its latest communique.
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03 Oct 2013

Media release

New consultation on international criminal history checks
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02 Oct 2013

Interim 4+2 guideline released

The Board has released an interim guideline for 4+2 internship programs.
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26 Sep 2013

Media release

The Psychology Board of Australia announces that online renewal of registration is now open.
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20 Sep 2013

Data on Board approved supervisors released

The National Board has released the September 2013 figures on Board-approved supervisors.
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19 Sep 2013

Quarterly registration data released

The National Board has released its quarterly registration data.
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10 Sep 2013

Communiqué from the Board

The Psychology Board of Australia releases its latest communique.
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07 Aug 2013

Opportunity to improve the health complaint & notification process

Independent study by University of Sydney researchers: Community expectations & experiences of health complaints & notifications processes.
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02 Aug 2013

Area of practice endorsement statistics released

The National Board has released the June 2013 figures on area of practice endorsements.
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01 Aug 2013

Communiqué from the Board

The Psychology Board of Australia releases its latest communique.
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29 Jul 2013

Media release

Psychology Board of Australia sets fee for 2013/14.
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25 Jul 2013

Connections Issue 8 released

The Psychology Board releases Issue 8 of Connections newsletter.
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19 Jul 2013

Board Member Vacancy - ACT/TAS/VIC Regional Board of the Psychology Board of Australia

Call for expressions of interest for a health practitioner to join the ACT/TAS/VIC Regional Board of the Psychology Board of Australia.
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15 Jul 2013

Communiqué from the Board

The Psychology Board of Australia releases its latest communique.
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04 Jun 2013

Communiqué from the Board

The Psychology Board of Australia releases its latest communique.
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23 May 2013

Media release

The Board has released an application pack for individuals and businesses interested in becoming Board-approved providers of supervisor training.
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20 May 2013

Media release

The Community Reference Group membership has been announced. The group will advise AHPRA and the National Boards on engaging with communities.
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17 May 2013

Application date extended for panel member vacancies - now 27 May

Call for nominations or expressions of interest for health practitioners and community members to join the Psychology Board of Australia's List of approved persons for panel appointments.
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13 May 2013

Connections Issue 7 released

The Psychology Board releases Issue 7 of Connections newsletter.
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13 May 2013

Consultation paper released

The Board has released a consultation paper on the draft Guidelines for 5+1 internship programs. The consultation is open until 8 July 2013.
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09 May 2013

Communiqué from the Board

The Psychology Board of Australia releases its latest Communiqué.
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06 May 2013

Data on Board approved supervisors released

The National Board has released the March 2013 figures on Board approved supervisors.
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02 May 2013

Quarterly registration data released

The National Board has released its quarterly registration data.
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30 Apr 2013

Media release

The Board has released its new Guidelines for supervisors and supervisor training providers.
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23 Apr 2013

Brisbane Forum 2013 presentation

The Psychology Board of Australia has released the presentation from the 21 March 2013 Brisbane public forum.
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19 Apr 2013

Panel member vacancies - Psychology Board of Australia

Call for nominations or expressions of interest for health practitioners and community members to join the Psychology Board of Australia's List of approved persons for panel appointments.
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18 Apr 2013

National Psychology Examination Resources

The Board has updated information on the national psychology examination. New resources are available, including example examination questions and additional resources for the assessment domain.
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18 Apr 2013

Consultation paper released

The Board has released a consultation paper on the Guidelines for National Psychology Examination. The consultation is open until 27 May 2013.
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10 Apr 2013

Victorian submissions published

AHPRA and the National Boards have published their submissions to the Victorian parliamentary inquiry into the performance of AHPRA.
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09 Apr 2013

Media release

Media release - National Boards are consulting on a draft social media policy and revised guidelines on advertising and mandatory reporting.
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09 Apr 2013

Communiqué from the Board

The Psychology Board of Australia releases its latest Communiqué.
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15 Mar 2013

Board Member Vacancy – Psychology Board of Australia

Call for Nominations or Expressions of Interest for a health practitioner to join the Psychology Board of Australia.
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12 Mar 2013

Communiqué from the Board

The Psychology Board of Australia releases its latest Communiqué.
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25 Feb 2013

Proposed National Registration and Accreditation Scheme - Data access and research policy

This consultation paper seeks feedback on the National Registration and Accreditation Scheme - Data access and research policy.
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25 Jan 2013

AHPRA Report Released

Read more about AHPRA's work in health practitioner regulation in the latest AHPRA Report.
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16 Jan 2013

Quarterly registration data released

The National Board has released its quarterly registration data.
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10 Jan 2013

Media Release

Applications are open for the National Scheme Community Reference Group.
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2012

24 Dec 2012

Communiqué from the Board

The Psychology Board of Australia releases its latest Communiqué.
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14 Dec 2012

Area of practice endorsement statistics released

The National Board has released the December figures on area of practice endorsements.
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06 Dec 2012

Board Member Vacancy – Northern Territory

Call for Nominations or Expressions of Interest for a health practitioner to join the NT/SA/WA Regional Board of the Psychology Board of Australia.
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26 Nov 2012

Communiqué from the Board

The Psychology Board of Australia releases its latest Communiqué.
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20 Nov 2012

Time running out to renew registration by 30 November

Time is running out for psychologists to renew their registration which is due by 30 November.
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14 Nov 2012

Connections Issue 6 released

The Psychology Board releases Issue 6 of Connections newsletter.
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12 Nov 2012

Making a safer health system for you

AHPRA has partnered with Consumers Health Forum Australia to hold a series of community forums for members of the public to learn about health practitioner regulation.
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12 Nov 2012

Board Member Vacancy - New South Wales

Call for Nominations or Expressions of Interest for a health practitioner to join the NSW Board of the Psychology Board of Australia.
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01 Nov 2012

National Boards and AHPRA release 2012 Annual Report

The annual report of the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) and the National Boards has been published.
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31 Oct 2012

Communiqué from the Board

The Psychology Board of Australia releases its latest Communiqué.
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22 Oct 2012

Supervisor statistics released

The National Board has released the September figures on Board approved supervisors in Australia.
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19 Oct 2012

Board Member Vacancy – Victoria

Call for Nominations or Expressions of Interest for a health practitioner to join the VIC/ ACT / TAS Regional Board of the Psychology Board of Australia.
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18 Oct 2012

Quarterly registration data released

The National Board has released its quarterly registration data.
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27 Sep 2012

Media Release

Psychologists are urged to renew registration online and by 30 November.
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21 Sep 2012

Communiqué from the Board

The Psychology Board of Australia releases its latest Communiqué.
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21 Sep 2012

Consultation Paper Released

The Board has released a consultation paper on the review of accreditation arrangements. The consultation closes on 2 November 2012.
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20 Sep 2012

Data released

The National Board has released new registration data on area of practice endorsements.
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07 Sep 2012

National Boards will consult publicly on social media policy

The National Boards' preliminary consultation on social media will be followed by a public consultation phase.
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31 Aug 2012

Communiqué from the Board

The Psychology Board of Australia releases its latest Communiqué.
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31 Aug 2012

Board and AHPRA publish Health Profession Agreement

National Board and AHPRA increase transparency and publish Health Profession Agreement.
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20 Aug 2012

Connections Issue 5 released

The Psychology Board releases Issue 5 of Connections newsletter.
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10 Aug 2012

Communiqué from the Board

The Psychology Board of Australia releases its latest Communiqué.
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08 Aug 2012

Quarterly registration data released

The National Board has released its quarterly registration data.
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31 Jul 2012

National Board membership announced

Health ministers have announced changes to the membership of the 10 National Boards originally appointed in 2009.
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04 Jul 2012

Communiqué from the Board

The Psychology Board of Australia releases its latest Communiqué.
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25 Jun 2012

National Boards consult on international criminal history checks

Consultation open on options for refining international criminal history checks used to assess applications for registration, closes 17 August 2012.
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01 Jun 2012

Communiqué from the Board

The Psychology Board of Australia releases its latest Communiqué.
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01 Jun 2012

Media Release

Statement from the Psychology Board of Australia
Revised registration standards for psychologists.
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23 May 2012

Media Release

The Psychology Board of Australia issues guidance on when to be registered.
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23 May 2012

National Data released

First national data on approved psychology supervisors in Australia released.
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08 May 2012

Media Release

Quarterly registered health practitioner data released.
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27 Apr 2012

Communiqué from the Board

The Psychology Board of Australia releases its latest Communiqué.
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15 Mar 2012

Invitation to meet the Chair

The Chair of the Board, Professor Brin Grenyer, invites you to attend a national forum.
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02 Mar 2012

Communique from the Board

Statement from the Psychology Board of Australia
The Psychology Board of Australia releases its latest Communiqué.
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27 Jan 2012

New Advertising Fact Sheet and FAQ

AHPRA releases new Advertising Fact Sheet and Frequently Asked Questions.
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17 Jan 2012

Psychology Supervisor List Now Available

Psychology supervisor list is now available online
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2011

28 Dec 2011

Invitation to meet the Chair of the Psychology Board of Australia

The Psychology Board of Australia announces two forums to be held in Tasmania.
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21 Dec 2011

Communique from the Board

The Psychology Board of Australia releases its latest Communiqué.
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11 Nov 2011

Psychologists urged to renew

Statement from the Psychology Board of Australia
Psychologists urged to renew online and on time
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02 Nov 2011

2010-11 Annual Report tabled

AHPRA and the National Boards release annual report.
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28 Oct 2011

Communique from the Board

The Psychology Board of Australia releases its latest Communiqué.
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30 Sep 2011

Communique from the Board

Statement from the Psychology Board of Australia
The Psychology Board of Australia releases its latest Communiqué.
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07 Sep 2011

Consultation paper released

The Psychology Board of Australia releases a consultation paper regarding Professional indemnity insurance.
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07 Sep 2011

Forum invitation for ACT

The Psychology Board of Australia announces a forum for ACT.
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31 Aug 2011

Communiqué from the Board

Statement from the Psychology Board of Australia
The Psychology Board of Australia releases its latest Communiqué.
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09 Aug 2011

Board launches new look website

The Board, in partnership with AHPRA and the other national boards, has updated its website.
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03 Aug 2011

Communique from the Board

Statement from the Psychology Board of Australia
The Psychology Board of Australia releases its latest Communiqué.
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06 Jul 2011

AHPRA launches new online service

AHPRA launches new online service for printing Certificate of Registration.
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05 Jul 2011

Public Forum in Darwin

The Psychology Board of Australia extends invitation to a public forum in Darwin.
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04 Jul 2011

Board announces 2012 registration fees

The Psychology Board of Australia has set its 2012 registration fees.
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01 Jul 2011

Communiqué from the Board

Statement from the Psychology Board of Australia
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06 Jun 2011

Communiqué from the Board - 27 May 2011

Statement from the Psychology Board of Australia
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18 May 2011

Psychologists urged to check registration expiry date and renew on time

Statement from the Psychology Board of Australia
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09 May 2011

Renewal period now open for NSW & WA psychologists

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06 May 2011

Communiqué from the Board - 29 April 2011

Statement from the Psychology Board of Australia
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06 May 2011

Forum Invitation Melbourne

Statement from the Psychology Board of Australia
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29 Apr 2011

New look AHPRA website to improve service to practitioners

AHPRA has launched the first phase of its new look website to improve service to practitioners.
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18 Apr 2011

Snapshot of National Registers

Statement from AHPRA
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06 Apr 2011

Communiqué from the Board - 25 March 2011

Statement from the Psychology Board of Australia
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06 Apr 2011

Effective today: Five policies affecting psychologists

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09 Mar 2011

Ministerial Council approves health and community area of practice endorsements

Statement from the Psychology Board of Australia
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07 Mar 2011

Forum Invitation Sydney

Statement from the Psychology Board of Australia
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25 Feb 2011

Communiqué from the Board - 25 February 2011

Statement from the Psychology Board of Australia
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11 Feb 2011

Update on Lapsed Practitioners

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10 Feb 2011

Production error impacts registration certificates

Statement from AHPRA
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01 Feb 2011

Update Victorian registration renewals

Statement from AHPRA
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25 Jan 2011

AHPRA reminds practitioners to renew if due!

Statement from AHPRA
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20 Jan 2011

New AHPRA online service to check receipt of registration renewal

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18 Jan 2011

Difficulties Reaching AHPRA on 1300 Phone Number

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2010

21 Dec 2010

Consultation paper - 21 December 2010

Statement from the Psychology Board of Australia
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21 Dec 2010

Issue 1 of Board newsletter - Connections

Statement from the Psychology Board of Australia
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21 Dec 2010

Media release: Psychology workforce profiled

Statement from the Psychology Board of Australia
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02 Dec 2010

Media Release: Health and Community Psychology Endorsements Approved

Statement from the Psychology Board of Australia
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15 Nov 2010

Western Australia psychologists transition

Statement from the Psychology Board of Australia
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12 Nov 2010

Annual Report 2009-10 for the National Boards and AHPRA

Statement from AHPRA
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11 Nov 2010

Consultation papers released

Statement from the Psychology Board of Australia
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04 Nov 2010

Transition forum in Brisbane 2 December 2010

Statement from the Psychology Board of Australia
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29 Oct 2010

Communiqué from the Board - 29 October 2010

Statement from the Psychology Board of Australia
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30 Sep 2010

Alert - Application Form from Medical Register of Australia

Statement from AHPRA
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13 Sep 2010

AHPRA on the Move!

Statement from AHPRA
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13 Sep 2010

Easy online renewal of registration for practitioners

Statement from AHPRA
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13 Sep 2010

New Fact Sheets released

Statement from the Psychology Board of Australia
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09 Aug 2010

Have you left your renewal too late?

Statement from the Psychology Board of Australia
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03 Aug 2010

SA Waiver of provisional registration fee

Statement from the Psychology Board of Australia
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02 Aug 2010

Need more information about your registration?

Statement from the Psychology Board of Australia
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30 Jul 2010

Registration as a provisional psychologist in South Australia

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30 Jul 2010

What do I do if my registration is about to expire?

Statement from the Psychology Board of Australia
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28 Jul 2010

Is your registration renewal due now?

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23 Jul 2010

Check your registration status online

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22 Jul 2010

Registration due 30 June? Did you renew on time?

Statement from AHPRA
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21 Jul 2010

Employment Opportunities with the Psychology Board of Australia

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16 Jul 2010

Board Update - Area of Practice Endorsements

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15 Jul 2010

AHPRA focused on information flow

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14 Jul 2010

AHPRA Boosts Response Capacity

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13 Jul 2010

Notice about development of forms

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12 Jul 2010

Queensland Registrants - updated information

Statement from AHPRA
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09 Jul 2010

Mutual recognition of WA registrants

Statement from AHPRA
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08 Jul 2010

Reminder regarding PII arrangements

Statement from AHPRA
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02 Jul 2010

New Requirements for Continuing Professional Development and Recency of Practice

Statement from AHPRA
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01 Jul 2010

Failed to renew registration due on 30 June 2010?

Statement from AHPRA
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15 Jun 2010

Approved Codes and Guidelines

Statement from the Psychology Board of Australia
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07 Apr 2010

Media Release

Statement from the Psychology Board of Australia
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