About ACSA

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THE ACSA VISION

The Australian Citizen Science Association is a community that supports, informs and develops citizen science both in Australia and overseas. ACSA’s mission is to advance citizen science through sharing of knowledge, collaboration, capacity building & advocacy.

GET INVOLVED & HELP DEVELOPMENT

Have a look at the 3-year ACSA Strategic Plan, and check out the ACSA Working Group section of this website, where you can find Protocols explaining how you can get involved in working groups.

CONNECTING WITH THE COMMUNITY

As a young association, ACSA is currently under development and updates are shared with the citizen science community via the ACSA newsletter, so sign up and don’t miss another update! Do you have citizen science updates of interest to the citizen science community? Feel free to drop us an email so we can share it via our newsletter, you can also share your updates on ACSA social media (Twitter: @CitSciOz, Facebook, LinkedIn, and Google+). Don’t forget to have a look at the new ACSA Publication List, which is a quarterly electronic listing of publications in the field of citizen science within the Australian community. You can contribute!

HISTORY

The Australian Citizen Science Association began to take shape following an Inaugural Citizen Science Workshop that was held in May of 2014.  A large number of dedicated volunteers helped actively develop the structure of ACSA and build awareness of Australian citizen science, here and around the world. Are you curious as to the types of citizen science projects underway across Australia? Have a look at the Citizen Science Project Finder, you might even find something happening in your local area!

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