Category Archive: Latest News

Upcoming Public Hearings: Joint Standing Committee on the National Disability Insurance Scheme

The Joint Standing Committee on the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) is currently conducting a series of public hearings around Australia seeking information about experiences in relation to NDIS Planning and any general issues relating to the implementation and performance of the NDIS.

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Charter 2020 on Mental Health

PACFA has joined of 108 organisations in the mental health and suicide prevention sectors who have joined forces to launch Charter 2020 on mental health, led by Mental Health Australia.

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New College of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Healing Practices (CATSIHP)

PACFA is pleased to announce that the PACFA Council has approved the establishment of PACFA’s newest College, the College of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Healing Practices (CATSIHP). The establishment of CATSIHP is a ground-breaking achievement.

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Psychotherapy & Counselling Today launching in November

PACFA is delighted to announce that Edition 1 of Psychotherapy and Counselling Today will be launched in November. Psychotherapy & Counselling Today is PACFA’s new non peer-reviewed professional journal, in printed magazine format, and the first edition will be available free of charge to all PACFA members. …

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PACFA Annual Report 2019

PACFA has launched it 2019 Annual Report in preparation for the 2019 Annual General Meeting taking place on 5 October. The Annual Report highlights PACFA’s activities, achievements and financial results in the period 1 July 2018 to 30 June 2019. It includes a Message from the PACFA President, Dr Di Stow, a Financial Report from …

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PACFA signs joint Letter to the Prime Minister – ‘Time To Fix Mental Health’

PACFA is one of more than sixty organisations that have signed a Joint Letter to the Prime Minister and the “Time To Fix Mental Health – Charter 2020”. The joint letter and Charter are the initiative of Mental Health Australia (MHA) of which PACFA is a member. The “Time To Fix Mental Health – Charter 2020” …

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World Mental Health Day 10 October

World Mental Health Day, an initiative of the World Federation for Mental Health, occurs annually on 10 October. World Mental Health Day aims to promote global mental health education, awareness and advocacy and to raise public awareness of mental health issues …

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PACJA is seeking a Social Media Coordinator Volunteer

The Psychotherapy and Counselling Journal of Australia (PACJA), PACFA’s peer-reviewed journal, is looking for a volunteer Social Media Coordinator to help establish and build the journal’s social media presence

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PACJA Edition 7 published

Edition 7 of the Psychotherapy and Counselling Journal of Australia (PACJA), PACFA’s online research journal, has been published on the PACJA website. PACJA is an international, open-source, peer-reviewed journal dedicated to publishing original papers of quality.

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ACCAPE Webinar series – Wednesday 4th September: Emeritus Professor Judy Atkinson

This Wednesday join Emeritus Professor Judy Atkinson, author of Trauma Trails: Recreating Songlines to hear about Trauma Integrated Indigenous Healing Approaches.  Please register via the member portal. 

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