Vision Statement

AIPA is committed to improving the social and emotional well-being and mental health of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people by increasing the number of Indigenous psychologists, and by leading the change required to deliver equitable, accessible, sustainable, timely and culturally safe primary mental health care to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples in urban, regional and remote Australia.

Furthermore, AIPA is committed to supporting Indigenous psychologists through undergraduate and post graduate courses; and providing professional development to Indigenous and non-Indigenous psychologists to increase the cultural safety of indigenous clients and expanding the skills of psychologists to work with indigenous clients.  By maintaining a high standard of practice and engaging in Indigenous psychological research, AIPA is committed to being on the forefront of Indigenous psychology in Australia.