AAALS is the largest and most active forum for Australian Studies in North America. It publishes a journal, Antipodes, of Australian literature and literary criticism plus a newsletter and organizes a major conference once a year.
WSSA is a group committed to multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary scholarship, service, and collegiality. The association's mission is to encourage multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary exchange and to foster professional study, advance research, and promote the teaching of the social sciences.
Australian & New Zealand Centers and Governmental Agencies
Established in 1995 with funding from the Governments of Australia and New Zealand, the Center offers a program of courses devoted to the study of these countries. Areas of disciplinary interest include history, government, international affairs, sociology and literature. Georgetown is the only university in North America that offers an undergraduate Certificate in Australian and New Zealand Studies.
Established in 1997 in collaboration with post-secondary institutions in Australia, the Centre provides a key component of an expanded program of Canada-Asia Pacific research
initiatives at the Institute of Asian Research and builds on the network of academic relationships between UBC and Australian academic institutions.
Established in the University of London in 1982, the Centre is endowed by the Australian Government with additional funding from Monash University, the Menzies Memorial Foundation, and subscriptions from a number of Australian universities. Its object is to promote Australian studies in British and European universities.
Inaugurated in September 1986 to further the study of Australia in Wales, the Centre works to establish links between Australia and Wales at the individual, institutional and commercial levels. They also maintain a list of other Australian Studies Centres.
An international web site providing a point of entry for matters related to the academic study of Australia. It is primarily oriented toward academics located outside of Australia and includes links to associations, centers, and programs as well as to primary and secondary resources and directories of academics throughout the world. The network is sponsored in part by the embassy of Australia in Washington and the Australian Education Office.
The Australian Parliamentary Library's site is an excellent means of getting to publications of the Australian Parliament such as Bills, Acts, Hansard from 1995 on, or Parliamentary Papers. It also includes publications by the Parliamentary Library such as Background Papers and Bills Digests and Monthly Economic and Social Indicators or biographical material on Senators and Members, profiles of electoral districts, etc.