The objective of the AABS is to promote the academic study of Buddhism in the Australasian region (understood to include Australia , New Zealand , New Guinea , and the Pacific Islands).
This will be achieved through the organization of events, such as seminars and conferences, by making available information and resources relevant to Buddhist studies, by fostering links between scholars and students within the region, including those from different disciplines working in the field of Buddhist studies, and by fostering links between local and international scholars.
Membership of the AABS is open to all who study, research, teach or possess a professional interest in Buddhist Studies.
Please refer to our to constitution for details on rules and procedures.
Annual General Meetings
For detials of resolutions and rule changes please refer to: