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Welcome to the Australasian Human Development Association

The Australasian Human Development Association (AHDA) is a multidisciplinary, non-profit association formed in the early 1980s. The goals of the Association are to foster and promote research on human development at all stages of the lifespan, including prenatal development, infancy and childhood, adolescence and adulthood. The association promotes the application of research findings to inform professional practice in various disciplines, as well as to inform social policy concerned with individual development, families and communities.

Current News

The International Society for the Study of Behavioural Development Conference in 2018 will be held on the Gold Coast.

The 2018 Conference will feature a jam packed scientific program featuring scholars and students from around the world, who are carrying out research on human development from infancy to late life. From early 2017 students and scholars are invited to submit abstracts on their research for selection to be part of the scientific program. Research on all segments of lifespan development are welcome.

The event will run from 15 – 19th July 2018 on the Gold Coast. More information, including a full program can be found on our website here. Pricing for registrations can be found here.