Psychology Board of Australia - Sydney public forum invitation
Look up a health practitioner


Check if your health practitioner is qualified, registered and their current registration status

Sydney public forum invitation

31 Aug 2016

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

Invitation to attend a public forum hosted by the Psychology Board of Australia: "Contemporary issues in psychology practice"

The Chair of the Psychology Board of Australia, Professor Brin Grenyer, invites you to attend a public forum to be held on Thursday 29 September 2016 in Sydney to discuss contemporary issues in psychology practice.

Members of the Psychology Board of Australia will present on a number of topics, using illustrative case studies where relevant, followed by an open discussion with members of the profession and students.

Issues discussed will include:

  • Current issues in psychology regulation and workforce reform, including specialist title and expanding scopes of practice, reform of training models and international benchmarks
  • Social media and online communication with clients, including issues in e-therapy; advertising your practice and how to represent your title, qualifications and services to others
  • The complexity of private practice including pitfalls in entering into contracts with others, issues in billing and communication, principles of confidentiality when balancing duty to employers, employees and the psycho-legal context
  • Reconciliation action plan for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health, cultural competencies and curriculum developments in psychology
Date Thursday 29 September 2016 
Arrival  4.30pm
Join members of the Board for a welcoming afternoon tea and meet colleagues and friends.
The forum is expected to commence at approximately 5.15. 
Finish  7:00pm 
Venue   Doltone House Hyde Park, 181 Elizabeth Street, Sydney 
Note  Please note it is essential to RSVP to attend this event and due to space limitations there may be a waiting list and only those with a confirmed RSVP will be admitted. 
RSVP  16 September 2016
Email: [email protected] 
Questions  Due to the limited time available to answer all questions that are anticipated, members of the Board would appreciate advance notice of questions and areas of interest from attendees by submitting questions in advance to [email protected] by COB Thursday 22 September 2016. 
Transport  Bus: Bus services run along Elizabeth Street.

Train: St James Railway Station is within close proximity (only 2 min walk down Elizabeth Street).

Secure Parking – Piccadilly 137 Castlereagh Street
Sheraton on the Park Parking 138 Castlereagh Street
Hilton Parking 255 Pitt Street Sydney
Domain Car Park 2 St Marys Road


Page reviewed 31/08/2016