Australian Army Psychology Corps

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The Australian Army Psychology Corps (AA Psych Corps) is the branch of the Australian Army responsible for providing psychological care to Army personnel. Unique at time in the British Commonwealth, the corps was formed on 22 October 1952, replacing the Australian Army Psychology Service which was formed in 1945.[1]


  1. ^ Dennis et al 2008, p. 58.


  • Dennis, Peter; et al. (2008). The Oxford Companion to Australian Military History (Second ed.). Melbourne: Oxford University Press Australia & New Zealand. ISBN 978-0-19-551784-2. 

Further reading[edit]

  • Menezes, G. (2009). Testing times: A history of the Australian Army Psychology Corps. The need is established. (Unpublished book chapter). Canberra: Directorate of Psychology.

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Preceded by
Royal Australian Army Medical Corps
Australian Army Order of Precedence Succeeded by
Royal Australian Army Nursing Corps