The ASM is a not-for-profit organisation, formed in 1959 as a learned society devoted to furthering the science of microbiology. In 1976, the ASM became an incorporated professional society, and has a membership approaching 2000. The society functions in “bringing microbiologists together” with the objective of advancing the science of microbiology in Australia.
council & governance
As a registered charity and a company limited by guarantee, the ASM's Council bears legal responsibilities. The Society also has a number of committees, including Special Interest Groups, State Branches and Standing Committee
aims & objectives
The ASM has a vision and mission around which we base our strategy. Our members have a unique depth and breadth of knowledge about the discipline. The Society’s role is to help unlock and harness the potential of that knowledge and bring microbiologists together.
Equality, diversity and inclusion
The ASM supports greater diversity within the field of microbiology.
The ASM is a not-for-profit organisation, formed in 1959 as a learned society devoted to furthering the science of microbiology. The ASM became an incorporated professional society in 1976.
GUIDELINES & REPORTS
The ASM issues topical guidelines which provide need-to-know information on various subjects.
These resources are prepared with the help of our members, Standing Committees and Special Interest Groups where applicable.