Australasian Sleep Association (ASA)
The Australasian Sleep Association (ASA) is the peak scientific body in Australia & New Zealand representing clinicians, scientists and researchers in the broad area of Sleep.
A company limited by guarantee, ASA is run by a Board of Directors, consisting of elected members of the Association.
A community that recognises the importance of good sleep to health, public safety, productivity and quality of life.
"The mission of the Australasian Sleep Association (ASA) is to promote and foster professional education, training and research in sleep health and sleep science, advance the professional interests of its members, establish clinical standards with the profession and industry and to be the recognised voice of sleep research and clinical expertise."
In order to achieve its Mission, the ASA will:
- Promote Education and Training in sleep health & sleep science within its membership and the other health related professions
- Foster Research in sleep health and sleep science
- Establish Clinical Standards within the profession and industry
- Be the recognised Voice of sleep expertise
- Advocate for the professional interests of members
- Inform members and the public on sleep health & sleep science
- Provide Services to members
- Ensure Good Governance within the Association
The Australasian Sleep Association became a Company Limited by Guarantee on 1st July 2009, and received an exception to the requirement to use "Limited" in name.
ASA is governed by a constitution that may be viewed by cllicking the link below:
3rd Jun 15
Prof Nick Antic, President of ASA has been featured in the American Thoracic SocietyNews
26th May 15
At the 2015 American Thoracic Society Scientific meeting in Denver ASA Member Dr Ching Li Chai-Coetzer from the Adelaide Institute for Sleep Health won The Assembly on Sleep and Respiratory Neurobiology's James B. Skatrud New Investigator Award.
17th Apr 15
Dr Maree Barnes, the incoming president of the Australasian Sleep Association talks about Sleep Apnoea and Memory Loss. Listen to the conversation here