NSW Western Region

Resources and Publications


Publications

‘What is a Registered Psychologist?’ Brochure

This brochure is the result of a project between the APS and the NSW Psychologist Registration board.

Download the brochure - Acrobat icon - small [131kb]

For additional copies of the brochure, please contact:

NSW Psychologists Registration Board
Phone: (02) 9219 0211
www.psychreg.health.nsw.gov.au/

 


Meeting Minutes

Past Minutes

 


Links

Services relevant to regional psychologists as resources

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Research & Education 

APS Rural and Remote Psychology Interest Group

www.groups.psychology.org.au/rrig/

Centre for Rural and Remote Mental Health

www.crrmh.com.au

Social Cognition Community of Scholars (SCCS)

Please contact gtyson@csu.edu.au

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 General links

 

  • NSW Health
  • www.health.nsw.gov.au
    Information on health issues, access to departmental information including Centre for Mental Health and Area Health Services and associated hospitals)
  • NSW Health - Information Bulletins
  • Department of Community Services (DoCS)
  • Department of Ageing, Disability & Home Care
  • Department for Women
  • Youth NSW
  • Department of Aboriginal Affairs
  • Department of Juvenile Justice
  • Department of Corrective services
  • Department of Education and Training
  • Motor Accident Authority
  • WorkCover
  • Victims Compensation Board
  • NSW Anti-Discrimination Board
  • Privacy NSW

 

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Employment

  • PsychXchange psychology job network 
  • NSW Public Service Association
  • NSW Job vacancies 
  • Commonwealth job vacancies

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Management & Human Resource

Australian Institute of Management NSW and ACT www.aimnsw.com.au
Australian Human Resource Institute www.ahri.com.au

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Other

Buddhist Blue Mountains Insight Meditation Centre

Email bmimc@mountains.net.au or visit www.meditation.asn.au

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NSW Legislation of importance to psychologists in NSW

Background to legislation is generally accessible through the NSW Parliament website with reference to Hansard transcripts of readings and debates. Explanatory memoranda to Bills also provide useful information on the background to the Bill. www.parliament.nsw.gov.au

The principal source site for NSW legislation has been developed by the Parliamentary Counsel's Office and contains NSW legislation in force, constantly consolidated and kept up-to-date and provides advanced searching and browsing facilities. www.legislation.nsw.gov.au

The following Acts cover areas of practice and interest to psychologists in NSW:

  • ANTI-DISCRIMINATION ACT 1977

www.austlii.edu.au/au/legis/nsw/consol_act/
aa1977204/

  • DISABILITY SERVICES ACT 1993 
www.austlii.edu.au/au/legis/nsw/consol_act/
dsa1993213/
  • CHILDREN AND YOUNG PERSONS (CARE AND PROTECTION) ACT 1998
www.austlii.edu.au/au/legis/nsw/consol_act/
caypapa1998442/
  • FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 1989
www.austlii.edu.au/au/legis/nsw/consol_act/
foia1989222/
  • GUARDIANSHIP ACT 1987
www.austlii.edu.au/au/legis/nsw/consol_act/
ga1987136/
  • HEALTH ADMINISTRATION ACT 1982
www.austlii.edu.au/au/legis/nsw/consol_act/
haa1982221/
  • HEALTH CARE COMPLAINTS ACT 1993

www.austlii.edu.au/au/legis/nsw/consol_act/
hcca1993204/

  • HEALTH CARE LIABILITY ACT 2001
www.austlii.edu.au/au/legis/nsw/consol_act/
hcla2001182/
  • HEALTH RECORDS AND INFORMATION PRIVACY ACT 2002
www.austlii.edu.au/au/legis/nsw/consol_act/
hraipa2002370/
  • HEALTH SERVICES ACT 1997
www.austlii.edu.au/au/legis/nsw/consol_act/
hsa1997161/
  • MENTAL HEALTH ACT 1990
www.austlii.edu.au/au/legis/nsw/consol_act/
mha1990128/
  • PRIVACY AND PERSONAL INFORMATION PROTECTION ACT 1998 
www.austlii.edu.au/au/legis/nsw/consol_act/
papipa1998464/
  • PSYCHOLOGISTS ACT 2001
www.austlii.edu.au/au/legis/nsw/consol_act/
pa2001195/
  • PUBLIC SECTOR EMPLOYMENT AND MANAGEMENT ACT 2002
www.austlii.edu.au/au/legis/nsw/consol_act/
pseama2002379/
  • VICTIMS SUPPORT AND REHABILITATION ACT 1996
www.austlii.edu.au/au/legis/nsw/consol_act/
vsara1996372/
  • VICTIMS RIGHTS ACT 1996 
www.austlii.edu.au/au/legis/nsw/consol_act/
vra1996184
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Other legal and legislative databases can be accessed through:

 

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