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About the APS

The APS is the leading organisation for psychologists in Australia, representing over 22,000 members and the largest mental health workforce. 

The APS strongly advocates for the discipline and profession of psychology, supports high standards for the profession, promotes psychological knowledge to enhance community wellbeing, and is dedicated to providing benefits to support members’ professional lives.

The functions of the APS are conducted through more than 201 active Member Groups within the Society. There are 43 APS Branches spread across Australia, nine APS Colleges representing specific areas within the profession (clinical neuropsychology, clinical psychology, community psychology, counselling psychology, educational and developmental psychology, forensic psychology, health psychology, organisational psychology and sport and exercise psychology), and 48 Interest Groups representing the wide range of special interests of the APS membership.