- To aid and support people who stutter with moral and practical support and by providing as much factual information as possible about stuttering and treatment available in Australia and overseas.
- To empower people who stutter to achieve self acceptance and satisfaction in their personal lives and relationships and in their careers.
- To support in all ways parents of children who stutter.
- To contribute to community understanding of the nature of stuttering and its impact on people who stutter.
- To relieve the distress, misfortune, suffering and helplessness of people who stutter.
- To provide a national website providing information about the Association, stuttering in general and treatments available.
- To provide information on treatment options and research to people who stutter, parents of children who stutter and the general community via state based groups.
- To make available small groups and other opportunities to practise fluent speaking in a supportive environment.
- To offer guidelines for any group practice sessions or meetings.
- To promote the ASEA to people who stutter, their families and the general community.
- To publish a regular magazine, newsletter or other publication.
- To encourage and promote inter group visiting including debates and social activities.
- To implement such other objectives as the National Council and the Association members may determine from time to time.