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Australia & New Zealand

Australia & New Zealand ACBS

Affiliated 2009

Click here to join the Australia and New Zealand Chapter- Some chapters have additional requirements to join, in that case, you will be sent an email with more information.

The ANZ Chapter has membership offerings. Click here to find out more.
You must be a current member of ACBS to be eligible for ANZ Chapter membership.

Chapter website:

Contact Information

Lisa Mastin-Purcell

Current Board of Directors

President: Julian McNally
Immediate Past-President: Michael Swadling
Treasurer: Grant Dewar
Secretary: May Chi
Member-at-large: Brendon Knott
Member-at-large: Lauren Lawson
Member-at-large: Renae Kolea
NZ Representative: Vin Allen
NZ Representative: [vacant]
Student Representative: Andrew St Lawrence


The purpose of the organization shall be to foster the development of functional contextual cognitive and behavioral science and practice within Australia and New Zealand, so as to alleviate human suffering and advance human well being.

Description of Membership

Members of the Association shall be persons who are interested in the advancement of functional contextual science and practice in Australia and New Zealand.


The ANZ website is a great resource for clinicians and researchers. It contains information about upcoming events, training, and peer consultation groups. Be sure to visit the website here:

Chapter Activities

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