Australian French Association for Science and Technology (ACT) Incorporated is a non-political, non-profit organisation.
Its office in the ACT is formally with the Public Officer of the Association. Membership is informal, through expressions of interest for inclusion on the mail list which is held by the Honorary Secretary.
AFAS aims to:
- foster contacts between French and Australian scientists, engineers and other professional and technical specialists;
- maintain ties of friendship between its members and the two countries;
- promote scientific, educational, cultural and social activities
in collaboration with the Embassy of France in Canberra and Alliance Française de Canberra
AFAS is part of and supportsFrench-Australian Network for S&T Cooperation - FEAST-France. AFAS members are encouraged to join FEAST and benefit from this network between French and Australian research institutions.