The Tracy Goodall Early Career Award

This award is named in memory of Tracy Goodall who was tragically killed on Friday March 5, 1993. Tracy was a well‐known member of the AACBT (then the ABMA) and was Queensland State president during 1990 and 1991. She was also a very dear friend and colleague of many AACBT members and members of the World Congress Organising Committee.

The aim of the award is to provide encouragement for recent graduate researchers and clinicians in cognitive­behaviour research and therapy. The award is to recognise research or clinical innovation that has made an outstanding contribution to this field in Australia. No award will be made if the quality of applicants is deemed inadequate by the selection committee.

Tracy Goodall Early Career Awardees
1995 Andrew Page 2000 Dr Clare Rees 2008 Dr Adam Gustella
1996 Adrian Kelly 2002 Dr Susan Byrne 2009 Fjola Helgadottir
1997 Dr Sharon Dawe 2003 Dr Jennifer Hudson 2012 Dr Karina Allen
1998 Dr Paula Barret 2004 Dr Nikolaos Kazantzis 2013 Dr Daniel King
1999 Dr Shirley Morrissey 2005 Dr Reg Nixon 2014 Dr Ursula Samson-Daly
2015 Dr Blake Dear 2016 Dr Jill Newby
Nomination Details
Download the nomination form below. Applications are due on the 30th of September 2017
To Qualify For Consideration
  • You must have completed your first postgraduate qualification, either Masters or PhD within the past 5 years. While applicants are still eligible for consideration on the basis of having an undergraduate qualification alone, it is anticipated that successful applicants will have higher degrees.
  • There is no upper age limit stipulated.
  • You must be a full financial member of the AACBT at the time of application.
  • You must not be a current member of the AACBT Awards Selection Committee.
  • You may apply as many times as you wish as long as the criteria for application are met.
The award and related responsibilities
  • The award is composed of $2,000, to be used for travel to the AACBT Ltd. National Conference in the year of the award.
  • It is a condition of the award that a “Tracy Goodall Early Career Award Address”. The award winner is required to present their address at the AACBT Ltd General Meeting and Awards Night. This will be held in conjunction with the National Conference.
  • All travel, meals, accommodation, etc costs are the responsibility of the award winner.
  • Remaining funds, not spent on attending the AACBT Ltd AGM/Awards Night will be used for other CBT related activities including conference travel, research or clinical expenses.