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)

 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.

Mid-Term Review
The NCA is undertaking a Mid-Term Review of the Astronomy Decadal Plan plan in 2019-20. The committee will consult widely with the Australian astronomy community and expect to launch the report in July 2020. See the web page for a timeline, calendar and documents (as they are written).

ASA2020, the ASA's Annual Scienctific Meeting, will be held in Perth from 6 to 10 July 2020 as part of the 14th Asia-Pacific Regional IAU Meeting (APRIM2020).

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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