The Society

The Astronomical Society of Australia (ASA) was formed in 1966 as the organisation of professional astronomers in Australia. Membership of the ASA is open to anyone contributing to the advancement of Australian astronomy or a closely related field.

About the Society
Constitution, Council Officers and contact information

Membership
including member list, email addresses and address update

Chapters of the ASA:
 Theoretical Astrophysics (ANITA)
 Early Career Researchers (ECR)
 Education and Public Outreach (EPOC)
 Inclusion, Diversity, Equity in Astronomy (IDEA)
      (formerly 'Women in Astronomy')

 Meetings
 Prizes, Awards and Travel Grants
Publications of the Astronomical Society of Australia (PASA)
The refereed Journal of the ASA

Foundation for the Advancement of Astronomy (FAA)
The ASA's tax-deductible Foundation

ASA Calendar
A calendar of upcoming events in Australian astronomy

ASA Email Exploder Archive


ASA Prizes Publications of the ASA Foundation for the Advancement of Astronomy
ASA Prizes Publications of the ASA Foundation for the Advancement of Astronomy
ASA Membership
Use the Membership system to join the ASA, to renew or edit your membership, or to donate to the FAA.

A new International status of membership at reduced cost has been introduced for members who live and work outside Australia. A free Alumni status of membership has been introduced for ex-members to share the story of their career path outside of astronomy.


ASA2019 will be hosted by the University of Queensland from 7 - 12 July 2019.

Scientists and Policy making

STA has developed a series of videos drawing on the expertise of leading policymakers, influencers and STEM professionals to provide insight into how scientists and technologists can take part in policy making (pw available from ASA Secretary).

Becoming an Astronomer

Anyone, especially students, thinking of pursuing a career in Astronomy should consult the ASA's How to become an astronomer web page.


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