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Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA)

AHPRA is the organisation responsible for the implementation of the National Registration and Accreditation Scheme across Australia. It supports 14 National Health Practitioner Boards in implementing the National Registration and Accreditation Scheme.


Psychology Board of Australia (PsyBA or the Board)

Working in partnership with AHPRA to protect the public and guide the profession. Each health profession that is part of the national registration and accreditation scheme is represented by a National Board.  The primary role of the Psychology Board is to protect the public; the Board is also responsible for:

  • registering psychologists and provisional psychologist
  • developing standards, codes and guidelines for the psychology profession
  • handling notifications, complaints, investigations and disciplinary hearings
  • assessing overseas trained practitioners who wish to practice in Australia
  • approving accreditation standards and accredited courses of study

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Australian Psychology Accreditation Council (APAC)

APAC is the accreditation authority responsible for accrediting education providers and programs of study for the psychology profession.