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Australian Aviation Psychology Association "Expanding our members' contribution to the safety and efficiency of the aviation industry"

About the Australian Aviation Psychology Association

The Australian Aviation Psychology Association (AAvPA) is a not-for-profit organisation, incorporated in Victoria under the Victorian Associations Incorporation Act of 1981.


The AAvPA website is primarily aimed at existing membership for the purpose of improving internal communication and the dissemination of information about news and events.

As such the website facilitates:

  • communication between researchers/academics, industry and regulators.
  • best practice sharing across the industry with the aim of reducing cost to individual businesses
  • collaboration between all players to work on integrated practical solutions for existing issues and future challenges; and
  • promote the human side of aviation.

Executive Board Members

Matt Harris

Matthew Thomas
Vice President

Mal Christie

Lea Vesic

Non-Executive Board Members

Brent Hayward (Dedale)
Alex Roberts (Jetstar)
Paul Treseder (Qantas)
Brett Molesworth (UNSW)
Rod Ewels (Qantas)
Kevin McMurtrie (CASA)
Patrick Murray (The University of Southern Queensland)