Psychology Board of Australia
Psychology Board of Australia
 

Registration standards

Registration standards define the requirements that applicants or registrants need to meet to obtain or maintain registration or endorsement of registration. The following registration standards have been developed by the Psychology Board of Australia and approved by the Australian Health Workforce Ministerial Council. 

Mandatory registration standards

Under section 38(1)(a)-(e) of the National Law the Board is required to have the following five registration standards:

Document name PDF Accessible format Date of effect
Continuing professional development registration standard PDF (171KB) Word version 
(104KB,DOCX)
1 December 2015
Criminal History Registration Standard PDF (249KB) Word version
(574KB,DOCX)
1 July 2015
English language skills registration standard PDF (574KB) Word version
(577KB,DOCX)
1 July 2015
Professional indemnity insurance arrangements registration standard PDF (335KB)   1 June 2012
Recency of practice registration standard

New version effective from 1 December 2016
Read more on the recency of practice resources page.
PDF (335KB)   1 July 2010 to 30 November 2016

Psychology registration standards

Under section 38(2) of the National Law the Board has developed the following additional registration standards for the psychology profession:

Document name PDF Accessible format Date of effect
General registration standard PDF (533KB) Word version
(90.2KB,DOCX)
2 May 2016
Provisional registration standard PDF (338KB)   1 June 2012
Area of practice endorsements registration standard PDF (223KB)   9 March 2011

Retired versions

Document name PDF Date of effect
Retired version: General registration standard PDF (223KB) 1 July 2010 to 1 May 2016
Retired version: Continuing professional development registration standard  PDF (337KB)  1 July 2010 to 30 November 2015 
Retired version: Criminal history registration standard PDF (240KB) 1 July 2010 to 30 June 2015
Retired version: English language skills registration standard PDF (337KB) 1 July 2010 to 30 June 2015 
Retired version: Professional indemnity insurance arrangements registration standard  PDF (332KB)  1 July 2010 to 31 May 2012 
Retired version: Provisional registration standard  PDF (336KB)  1 July 2010 to 31 May 2012 
Retired version: Area of practice endorsements registration standard  PDF (663KB) 1 July 2010 to 8 March 2011 
 
 
 
Page reviewed 2/05/2016