Group Relations Australia is a professional association for people interested in group relations and systems psychodynamics

We conduct a stimulating range of activities and events including professional practice meetings, a biennial Group Relations conference, workshops, publication of the Socioanalysis Journal, members’ days, seminars and lectures

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Who is Group Relations Australia?

GRA is a member-based organisation for professionals, students and those interested in the study of systems psychodynamics as it applies to groups and society.

We provide opportunities for members to connect with each other, to contribute to the field of systems psychodynamics and promote new ideas and opportunities to explore themes that emerge in groups and society.

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EOI: GRA Administrator

EOI: GRA Administrator

GRA is seeking interest for our Administrative role. This is a part time, contract-based position. Hours will be worked from home, as well as occasional meetings or events on site. Please download the position description for more details: Administrator_role_Overview.    

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25 November
EOI: GRA Conference Director

EOI: GRA Conference Director

GRA is seeking expressions of interest for the role of Conference Director from interested and suitably experienced GRA members to design and direct the next GRA group relations conference. It is anticipated that the conference be conducted as a six-day, residential conference in late 2022 or early 2023. The appointed director will have the option […]

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30 November
Prof. Mark Stein seminar – The lost good self: Why the whistleblower is hated and stigmatized

Prof. Mark Stein seminar – The lost good self: Why the whistleblower is hated and stigmatized

Via Zoom,

You are warmly invited to attend an online seminar with GRA and Prof. Mark Stein (University of Leicester). The lost good self: Why the whistleblower is hated and stigmatized When: Tues February 15th 2022, 7.30-9pm AEST In this paper Prof. Stein develops a new explanation that furthers our understanding of why whistleblowers are frequently hated and stigmatized. […]

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15 February

What is systems psychodynamics?

Systems psychodynamics originates in the field of psychology and psychiatry. This approach is a more in-depth way to gain a deeper understanding of why certain structures exist with groups and society. Examples include racism, sexism, bullying and corruption, to name a few.

The purpose of GRA is to promote the study of group dynamics and the interactions between conscious and unconscious processes in organisations, groups, and society, and their application in professional practice.

We aim to achieve this understanding through discussions, events such as guest speakers, conferences, training and seminars and the publication of articles in a journal.

Why become a member?

Becoming a member gives you access to the latest research and thinking in the field of systems psychodynamics. You also have the opportunity to build your network with other professionals who practice this approach in the field. As a member, you will receive the monthly newsletter and the annual Group Relations Australia Journal Socioanalysis, in which we encourage members to contribute to. For members, all training and events are discounted with early registration and regular updates. Members can follow us on LinkedIn and Facebook.

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Engagement with like-minded group relations / OD professionals working in managerial, consulting, clinical and academic roles

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Opportunities for ongoing learning about systems psychodynamics in groups / teams, organisations and society

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Priority access to GRA events: biennial conference, professional enhancement activities, coaching / mentoring, social activist projects

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Receive current information and research into group socioanalytic and psychodynamic approaches with a subscription to Socioanalysis included with membership

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Brunswick East, VIC 3057

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