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To Everyone Experiencing Difficulties with The Online Proxy Assignment Facility

RAPS: I have spoken with Danielle Hine (Returning Officer and Senior Manager Voting Services) at Computershare yesterday. Following the conversation I am happier with the overall process Computershare is running in relation to managing the proxy votes. Danielle is keen to interact with anyone who has been experiencing difficulties or has questions about the online proxy assignment process. Danielle can verify your assigned proxy details if you wish, to…

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Down to the Wire

We are really grateful to all our supporters who have assigned their proxy votes to us. It is really heartening to know we have such solid support. We are however, confronted by unscrupulous opponents. In spite of the standing orders on the conduct of elections, supporters of current Board members do not hesitate to use APS resources to campaign for the preservation of the current members. RAPS supporters should…

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Now is the time – ONLY 5 DAYS TO GO!

If you want the APS to change, now is the time to make sure your voice is heard. Now is the time to vote and the spill for a new Board THERE ARE TWO VOTES: 1 = VIA ELECTRONIC VOTING ON APS WEBSITE FOR BOARD MEMBERS, and 2 = VIA APPOINTING PROXIES TO SPILL THE BOARD IF YOU CANT ATTEND THE AGM IN BRISBANE READ INSTRUCTIONS ON HOW TO…

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Concerned Psychologists: Post 5

This post have been written by senior figures in Australian psychology who have had close associated with the management and leadership of the APS for many years. The authors have asked that their names not be published because they believe it may leave them open to reprisals. On the governance of the Australian Psychological Society – the office of Executive Director Today’s subject is the office of the Executive Director…

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Call to action!

At RAPS we have had to ban comments between us like: “I’m too busy”, because we are ALL BUSY ALL THE TIME.  We all have sick relatives, we all have busy practices, we all have workshops to run. The only way RAPS has been able to SURVIVE is by people putting in precious time and donations. Thanks you to all those who have. There have been times when we…

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New directions for PROXIES!

SPILL We urge all those who haven’t sent a proxy YET to use the  paper form below!  Do not use the online facility as there have been too many problems with it. Step 1. Download a proxy form and appoint Jenny Corran, Donvale 3111 and Sophie Bibrowska, Elwood 3184 as your proxies – download form here Step 2. Send completed proxy to Computershare Investor Services by: By email – votingservices@computershare.com.au By facsimile – 03 9473…

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This is what we are up against! 

The Clinical College is going all out to defend their two-tier system at any cost. We have to stop them NOW!! Look at their latest email to their members. It is a with a highly professional video. Watch their video HERE We urge you all to VOTE and assign your PROXY to Jenny and Sophie TODAY! Voting closes at 10 am (AEST) on Friday 6 October 2017 Proxy closes at 1.00pm (AEST) Thursday,…

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National Clinical College moves to protect Two-Tier system again!

RAPS has been sent another email leak from the Clinical College showing more apparent abuse of APS campaigning rules and misuse of mailing lists by the Clinical College!  Now they are using students to further their agenda. From: APS – CCLP – National <apsgroups@psychology.org.au> Sent: Wednesday, September 27, 2017 8:54:08 AM To: <name withheld> Subject: Calling all students to use your networks A group of psychologists are intending to remove only those who are…

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Can the Counselling College rescue Lyn?

It didn’t take very long for someone to come to the Executive Director’s rescue after the RAPS post today called for her to be spilled. But will it make enough difference? A Counselling College email  from the Chair, Melissa Harte, sent to RAPS today claims that Lyn “has always said that the APS position has always been for Clinical Psychologists or other psychologists with specialist competencies  in mental health to be eligible for Tier…

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How to get a copy of your proxy using the online facility

If you have already assigned proxies and logged off. 1.  Login again here -> http://aps-governance.cmail20.com/t/r-l-jliisdy-kjkhzdjky-k/ 2. Reassign your proxies to the same people. To do this delete the forward slash and Sophie Bibrowski (i.e. /SOPHIE BIBROWSKA) from the Proxy Name box.  Don’t delete JENNY CORRAN. 3. Click the “I wish to nominate a second proxy box” and then check the Alternate Proxy button.  Type Sophie Bibrowska in the box that appears next…

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