, fully abbreviated as Australian Psychological Society having more than 20,000 members in Australia. The main headquarters of this agency is located in Melbourne, Victoria where majority of its meetings are held. It is a professional association that represents the Australian psychologists. Established in 1966, it is the largest professional body that represents psychologists in Australia. There is a recommendation fees charged by this society from its members.
They have three main journals that is popular by the name of Australian Psychologist, Clinical Psychologist, and Australian Journal of Psychology. In addition to that, they also assists in facilitating and promoting many events across the year. The complete list is available on their official website. It include skill classes, diagnostic observation, self-evaluation class, etc. The society is controlled by a board that consists of Directors, President, and Executive Directors.
Since its foundation, Australian Psychological Society has won a range of awards, such as Outstanding Academic Mentor Award, Early Career Research Award, Media Award for Public Engagement, APS Prize, Early Career Teaching Award, and many more.
APS Membership Details
A Psychologist should have a master degree holder to become eligible for the membership of the society. Associate member status is given to the ones who have four university education and two years supervision experience. There are nine specialist colleges run by the APS in many different areas, such as organizational and sport, community, neuropsychology, community, clinical, counselling, health, education & development, and forensic.