The Australian Counselling Association (ACA) is a National progressive professional peak association of counsellors and psychotherapists with over 7,000 individual members

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ACA Scope Of Practice

ACA Scope of Practice Download

ARCAP Medicare Submission

ARCAP Medicare Submission Download

COVID-19 Information

CEO Announcement 12 March 2020 Login
CEO Announcedment 19 March 2020 Login
CEO Announcement 23 March 2020 Login
ILO Announcement 23 March 2020 Login
CEO announcement 24 March 2020 Login

Fact Sheets (Members Only)

Guidelines for developing a Counselling service website Login
Online Counselling 2020 Login

Employee Assistance Program (Members Only)

Employee Assistance Program Login

National Disability Insurance Scheme (Members Only)

National Disability Insurance Scheme Login

All Health Funds (Members Only)

ACA Private Health Fund Information Documentation Login
ACA Private Health Fund Provider Application Form Login
ACA Private Health Fund Information Login

Medibank Private (Members Only)

Medibank Private Guidelines ACA Infographic Login
Recognition Criteria for other ancillary health care providers Login
Ancillary Billing Standards Login
Patient Records Standards Login

Bupa (Members Only)

FAQs Login
Quick Reference Guide Login
Telehealth Consultation Guidelines for Practitioners Login

Police Health Fund (Members Only)

How do I register for a Police Health Fund Provider Number? Login
Police Health Fund Fact Sheet Login
Police Health Fund - Guidelines for ACA Members Login
Police Health Fund Counsellor Registration Quick Information Login

Ongoing Professional Development

ACA Ongoing Professional Development Policy Download

ARCAP Productivity Commission Submission

ARCAP Productivity Commission Submission Download

AGM 2019 (Members Only)

ACA 2018-19 Notice of AGM Login
ACA AGM President Report 2019 Login
CEO Report 2019 Login
ACA Inc 2019 AGM Special Resolutions Login
ACA 2018-19 Audited Financial Statements Login
ACA 2019 Proxy Form Login


ACA Application Booklet Download
ACA Inc Student Application Form Download

Course Accreditation

ACA Approved Courses - Please refer to the online search function  
ACA Accreditation of Counsellor Higher Education Programs 2013 Download
ACA Accreditation of Counsellor Vocational Training Programs August 2014 Download


ACA College of Alcohol & Other Drug Counsellors Course Accreditation Requirements Download
ACA College - Counselling Supervisor Download


ACA Code of Ethics Download
ACA Complaints - Procedural Guidelines Download
ACA Suicidal Client Guidelines Download


ACA Constitution Download


ACA Supervision Policy Download
Application for approval of a Supervision course Download
Register of Supervisors Download

Lobbying (Members Only)

ARCAP lobbying document for members Login
ACA submission to the NMHC Login
National Code of Conduct Health Workers Login
ACA submission to MBS Clinical Review Committee 2018 Login

Policy (Members Only)

Social Media Policy Login


Questions to Ask Before You See a Counsellor Download
Conversion Therapy Position Statement LGBTIQ Download

Other (Members Only)

ACA Logbook Login
ACA submission Cwealth Funding Admin Mental Health Aug 2011 Login
Focus Insurance Brokers Brochure Login
Internet Resources for Counsellors 2011 Login
Jones & Armstrong - Submision to Senate Enquiry Login
Mandatory Reporting Login
Setting up Online Profile Login

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