About ABA Australia

Who We Are

The Association for Behaviour Analysis Australia was founded in 2012. ABA Australia is a professional organisation that looks to support the development and advancement of the field of behaviour analysis in Australia. ABA Australia is dedicated to promoting the theoretical, experimental, and applied analysis of behaviour across a broad range of applications within Australia. This is an association for people interested in behaviour analysis.

Board of Directors

The board of directors manages the business affairs of the association and ensures that the mission and objectives are carried out.

Tessa Taylor



Alayna Haberlin

President Elect


Michelle Furminger



Alex Brown


B Psych Assoc MAPS, BCBA

Megan Borlase

Head of Committees


Josh Schad

General Board Member


Past Board Members

Karen Wong, President, Past President, 2014-2019
Karen Lyth, Treasurer 2014 -2017
Max Jones, Head of Committees 2017-2018


The purpose of this newsletter is to inform our members of current events and issues that affect behaviour analysts regionally and nationally. We also provide our members with articles of interest for practising behaviour analysts, and updates on events, and more.

ABAA Newsletter 3.1 2019


ABAA Newsletter 2.1 April2018

ABAA Newsletter November 16

Position Statements of ABA Australia

Facilitated Communication, Rapid Prompting Method, and Spelling to Communciation

Position Paper FC:RPM_ABA Australia

ABA Australia Code of Ethics

The Board of Directors of the ABA Australia has adopted the Behavior Analyst Certification Board Guidelines for Professional and Ethical Compliance Code as our Code of Ethics.

Link to the BACB Guidelines for the Professional and Ethical Compliance Code

ABA Australia embraces the diversity of the professions within its membership; thus, each ABA Australia member should adhere to the ethical standards that have been defined for his or her profession.


ABAA Constitution