APACS is a national peak association for the affiliates listed below. To become a member of APACS please join the most appropriate affiliate below.
Queensland Guidance and Counsellors Association
The Queensland Guidance and Counselling Association (QGCA) is the peak body representing guidance and counselling professionals in Queensland schools and other educational settings. With members from state, Catholic and independent schools the QGCA contributes to and endorses excellence in education by promoting quality leadership in guidance and counselling, high ethical standards and by providing effective individual and professional support to members and representation to employing bodies
School Psychologists Association of Western Australia
The School Psychologists’ Association of Western Australia Inc. was established in 1989 by a small group of School Psychologists who were keen to provide professional support for School Psychologists in WA.
Our Association provides opportunities for resource sharing, professional development and regular events that address the complex aspects of working as a psychologist in schools. Our professional events are open to non-members and focus on the practical aspects of working with young people and school systems.
Tasmanian School Psychologists Association
TSPA was formed in 2012, having ppreviously been the Tasmanian chapter of the Australian Guidance and Counselling Association.
It is the Tasmanian professional association for School Psychologists working in an educational setting with children and adolescents. TSPA directly supports and advocates for the interest of School Psychologists in Tasmania.
APACS South Australia
The APACS (SA) is the local chapter of the national organisation of psychologists and counsellors working in school settings.The Association aims to support the professional development and welfare of its members through the provision of quality professional development activities, promotion of pro-active programs and information sharing. The outcomes of this include improved educational provisions and programs for all students and the skilling of support providers.