Australia and New Zealand Chapter of the Association for Contextual Behavioral Science (ANZ ACBS)

Founded in 2009, the Australia and New Zealand Association for Contextual Behavioral Science (ANZ ACBS) is a registered charity dedicated to the advancement of contextual behavioural science and practice, so as to alleviate human suffering and advance human well-being. ANZ ACBS seeks to foster and further develop a local community of scholars, researchers, educators, and practitioners.


ANZ ACBS is the largest chapter of the global CBS association. Join this vibrant science-driven community, nurture each other, support CBS in ANZ and benefit from member pricing and offers.


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The beloved Australia New Zealand gathering for CBS practitioners, educators and researchers. Will you be joining us in Auckland in 2021?
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New financial membership of ANZ ACBS

ANZ ACBS is a chapter of the international Association for Contextual Behavioral Science. In 2019 we introduced paid Chapter membership to grow the sustainability and strength of our Chapter enabling more offerings for members.

Financial members of the Chapter contribute to the health and sustainability of our organisation; increasing our capacity to serve the ANZ community through the provision of low-cost online and in-person training, conferences, networking opportunities, research grants, advocacy and action, and more. Members of the organisation receive several benefits, including

  • Participatingvoting and nominating in ANZ ACBS Board Elections and General Meetings
  • Discounted registration to all online and in-person events
  • Member mentoring to develop conference submission, panel, and training skills
  • Scholarships to support Indigenous, Student and Diversity engagement
  • Members-only access to keynote and webinar videos, free or at heavily discounted rates
  • Members-only access to free tip sheets and resources.
  • Is your ACBS International Membership current?

    Membership of the Australia and New Zealand (ANZ) Chapter of the Association for Contextual Behavioral Science is optional. It is important to note that in order to become an ANZ chapter member your must first be a member of the international ACBS.