This award is to provide recognition for researchers and clinicians working in cognitive-behaviour research and therapy whose career achievements have made an outstanding contribution to the progress of the field in Australia. No award will be made should the quality of applicants be deemed insufficient by the AACBT Awards Selection Committee.
|1995||Jay Birnbrauer||2004||Prof Henry Jackson||2015||Prof Mark Dadds|
|1996||Sydney Lovibond||2005||Prof Mark Creamer||2016||Prof Louise Sharpe|
|1999||Assoc Prof Neville King||2006||Prof Richard Bryant||2017||Prof Matthew Sanders|
|2000||Prof Alan Hudson||2009||Prof Ron Rapee||2018||E/Prof Sue Spence|
|2002||Prof Kim Halford||2012||Prof David Kavanagh|
|2003||Prof Jeff Richards||2014||Prof Amanda Baker|
- A self or peer nomination using the Nomination form is required.
- The nominee must have made a substantial contribution to clinical practice, teaching or research.
- Typically the nominee should be in a senior position of leadership.
- The nominee must be a current member of the AACBT at the time of application.
- Neither nominees, nor those nominating the potential recipient, should be current members of the AACBT Awards Selection Committee.
- It is a condition of the award that a “Distinguished Career Award Address”is presented at the AACBT National Conference in the year of the award.
- The 39th AACBT National Conference is being held in Brisbane on 25-27 October 2018 and the award winner will receive a complimentary 2-day scientific program registration for the conference.
- The award winner will receive a complimentary ticket to the Fine Wine Dinner.
- The award winner will be presented with a commemorative plaque on the night.
- All travel, meals, accommodation, etc costs are the responsibility of the award winner.