The Tracy Goodall Early Career Award

This award is named in memory of Tracy Goodall who was tragically killed on Friday 5th March 1993. Tracy was a well‐known member of 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 cognitive-behaviour 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 2002 Dr Susan Byrne 2012 Dr Karina Allen
1996 Adrian Kelly 2003 Dr Jennifer Hudson 2013 Dr Daniel King
1997 Dr Sharon Dawe 2004 Dr Nikolaos Kazantzis 2014 Dr Ursula Sansom-Daly
1998 Dr Paula Barrett 2005 Dr Reg Nixon 2015 Dr Blake Dear
1999 Dr Shirley Morrissey 2008 Dr Adam Gustella 2016 Dr Jill Newby
2000 Dr Clare Rees 2009 Fjola Helgadottir  2017 Dr Aliza Werner-Seidler
Nomination Details
Download the nomination form below. Applications are due no later than Thursday 31 August 2017.
To Qualify For Consideration
  • You must have completed your PhD within the past 5 years (2013-2017).
  • Career disruptions will be considered and are defined as a prolonged interruption (> 28 consecutive days) in your capacity to work, due to: Pregnancy; Major illness/injury; or Carer responsibilities.
  • 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 National Conference in the year of the award.
  • It is a condition of the award that a ”Tracy Goodall Early Career Award Address” is presented at the AACBT National Conference in the year of the award. The 38th AACBT National Conference which is being held in Sydney from the 26th – 28th October 2017.
  • All travel, meals, accommodation, etc costs are the responsibility of the award winner.
  • Remaining funds, not spent on attending the AACBT National Conference should be used for other CBT related activities including conference travel, research or clinical expenses.