The Australian Counselling Association (ACA) is a National progressive professional peak association of counsellors and psychotherapists with over 11,000 individual members

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2023 Governance Documents (Members Only)

ACA - AGM Agenda 2023 Login
ACA - AGM President Report 2023 Login
ACA Inc AGM 2023 – Audited Financials as at 30 June 2023 Login
ACA - AGM Treasurers Report 2023 Login
ACA - AGM CEO Report 2023 Login
ACA - AGM ACA Limited Constitution 2023 Login
ACA - AGM ACA Inc Minutes of AGM 2022 Login

Counselling Australia – Features

Record and note keeping 2022 Download
Telehealth 2022 Download
Supervision:a national report 2021 Download

ACA Scope Of Practice

ACA Scope of Practice Download

ACA Advocacy

ARCAP Submission to provide Medicare Benefits Schedule Mental Health Services Download
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 and Vaccination FAQs 1 Feburary 2022 Login

ACA Chapters (Members Only)

ACA Chapter Meetings Login
ACA Chapter Meetings Fact Sheet 2022 Login
Chapter Supervision - ACA Website Notice Login
ACA Chapter Terms & Conditions 2022 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
Staying Safe online Download
Australian Charter of Healthcare Rights Download

Ongoing Professional Development

ACA Ongoing Professional Development Policy Download

ARCAP Productivity Commission Submission

ARCAP Productivity Commission Submission Download

2022 Governance Documents (Members Only)

ACA Inc AGM 2022 – CEO’s Report Login
ACA Inc AGM 2022 – Audited Financials as at 30 June 2022 Login
ACA Inc AGM 2022 – President’s Report Login
ACA Inc AGM 2022 – Treasurer’s Report Login
ACA Inc AGM 2022 – Resolutions Login
ACA AGM Agenda 2022 Login
ACA AGM 2021-Minutes of Meeting 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
Register of Supervisors Click Here

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
ACA 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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