The Australian Counselling Association (ACA) is a National progressive professional peak association of counsellors and psychotherapists with over 9,000 individual members

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ACA Scope Of Practice

ACA Scope of Practice Download

ACA Advocacy

ACA Submission House Select Committee on Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Download
ACA Advocacy Report Feb 2021 Download
ARCAP Medicare Submission Download
ACA Care Workforce Labour Market Study Submission Download

COVID-19 Information

COVID-19 Vaccination FAQ 19 November 2021 Login

ACA Chapters (Members Only)

ACA Chapter Meetings Login
ACA Chapter Terms & Conditions 2020 Login
ACA Chapter Meetings Fact Sheet 2021 Login

Fact Sheets

Guidelines for developing a Counselling service website Login
Online Counselling 2020 Login
Mental Health Professionals - An Industry Guide - Understanding The Disciplines Login
Australian Counselling Association Climate Change Commitment Download
COVID-19 State and Territory Health Sites Download
COVID-19 Mental Health & Legal Aid Resources Download
COVID-19 Training Resources Download

Employee Assistance Program (Members Only)

Employee Assistance Program Login

National Disability Insurance Scheme (Members Only)

National Disability Insurance Scheme Login
NDIS Market Demand 2020 Login

All Health Funds (Members Only)

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

Medibank and ahm (Members Only)

Ancillary Billing Standards Login
Patient Records Standards Login
Medibank and ahm FAQs Login

Bupa (Members Only)

FAQs 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

2021 Governance Documents (Members Only)

ACA AGM President Report 2021 Login
Minutes of Annual General Meeting Login
ACA Inc Audited Financials as at 30 June 2021 Login
ACA Treasurers Report - Annual General Meeting September 2021 Login
ACA AGM Resolutions September 2021 Login
2021 AGM Agenda Login

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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