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Two Election Candidates Who Can Help

Two candidates for the upcoming APS 2018 Elections who can help steer the wayward APS Board toward representing ALL members and to deliver upon important constitutional objects which are being denied or misconstrued as something else. Two candidates who can also help to add transparent and collaborative processes to the Society.

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It’s Hit the Media! Many Tears for the APS Board?

Yesterday, 20th August 2018, The Australian Independent Media Network published an article claiming the Australian Psychological Society has betrayed it’s membership. Many psychologists agree with this article and are demanding affirmative action from a most non-transparent Board with a long history of not responding to the individual and collective concerns of the greater membership.

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RAPS Responds to the APS MBS Review Submission

Reform APS responds to the Australian Psychological Society’s recent submission to the Medicare Benefits Review Process. There has been a huge outcry among psychologists all over Australia at the submission. Not only were psychologists not consulted by the APS, most are insulted by the submission which represents, at best, a small minority agenda.

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Another Casualty of the Two-Tier System

Proposed closure of the Counselling Psychology programme at Curtin University in WA. RAPS urges all psychologists regardless of area of training or interest to write to Curtin University and advocate against the closure of this excellent Counselling Psychology programme.

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APS 2018 Elections

Here are three candidates for the APS 2018 elections who can help. We need all non-clinical psychologists to become involved in the 2018 APS elections. Attaining a representative board is vital for your future.

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Counselling College Submission to MBS Review

The Counselling College of the Australian Psychological Society has made a submission to the current Medical Benefits Schedule Review of the relevant Mental Health Items advocating for the existing two-tier system and with Counselling College members on the top tier.

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Centrelink Absurdity

The history behind a petition to Malcolm Turnbull for one Medicare rebate for all psychologists is revealed in it’s unmitigated absurdity. Have you encountered this situation or similar? We are aware of senior generalists psychologists who supervise new clinical graduates in their own practices but have to ask those new graduates to write reports for Centrelink as Centrelink will not accept the reports from the supervisors.

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