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APAC Standards

Since 2003, APAC is the accrediting authority for psychologists training courses recognised by Registration Boards for the purpose of registration as a psychologist in Australia.

The following Standards have since been superseded. For current Standards, please see APAC Standards.

           APAC Rules and Standards August 2009 AHPC (1060kb)

          APAC Rules and Standards November 2008AHPC (506kb)

          APAC Rules and Standards August 2008AHPC(505kb)

          APAC Rules and Standards 25 February 2008 AHPC (511kb)

          APAC Rules and Standards 29 October 2007 AHPC (421kb)

          APAC Standards revised February 2007 AHPC (328kb)

          APAC Standards January 2007 AHPC (329kb)

          APAC Standards - to 31 December 2006 AHPC (329 kb)

APS Accreditation Guidelines & APS College Course Approval Guidelines

Prior to the existence of APAC, the Australian Psychological Society conducted accreditation for the discipline of psychology in Australia.

The APS Accreditation Guidelines have since been replaced by the APAC Standards.

Archived APS Accreditation Guidelines and APS College Course Approval Guidelines can be found at