About Us

Our Purpose

The ASA is the professional association for Australia's authors and illustrators. We provide advocacy, support and advice for authors and illustrators in matters relating to their professional practice.

Our Board

The ASA is governed by an elected Board of Directors, responsible for making major policy decisions and setting directions.

Our Staff

The ASA is run by a small team of staff with backgrounds in writing, publishing and arts administration.

Our History

The ASA was formed in 1963 to promote and protect the rights of Australia's authors and illustrators.

Our Annual Report

Our most recent annual report is available for ASA members and the public to download and read here.

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Contact Us

The ASA responds to queries 9am - 5pm, Monday to Friday. Please note visits to the office are by appointment only.

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