Psychology of Relationships

News Updates

Latest News

  • Save the date!! The 18th Annual APS-PORIG Conference will be held on the 7th and 8th of November, 2019, at Deakin Downtown in Melbourne, Victoria. Further information about the conference and how to submit an abstract can be found here and here! Registration details will be available soon on this website!
  • You can now download the AGM minutes from the most recent 17th Annual APS-PORIG Conference. The minutes are now available here

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Previous News

  • It's now online!! The 17th APS-PORIG annual conference is to be held on 14-15 Nov 2018 at DoubleTree Hilton in Melbourne, Victoria. Check out abstract aubmission and conference details right here and here!
  • Extra extra!! Get the downloads of the AGM minutes from the most recent 16th Annual PORIG Conference now available on our website
  • The June 2017 newsletter is now available.. Get your relationship research and opinions fix here with your morning cuppa!
  • Psst!! Get the downloads of your favourite conference presentations  or AGM minutes from the most recent 15th Annual PORIG Conference now available on our website!
  • Those who missed out on Associate Professor Damien Rigg's webinar on "Working with LGBT people and their animal companions who have experienced violence" (Friday 21st Oct 11am AEDT) can obtain a recording of this interesting webinar by contacting our convenor Dr Adam Gerace at
  • The September PORIG Newsletter is now available for you to read.. Please check out the Opinion Pieces and learn more about our Conference Chairs here!
  • The July PORIG Newsletter is now available and you can find out more about our 2016 Conference Keynotes and Award Winners over your morning cuppa.. click here!