Australia-ChinA ConsortiuM for Astrophysical Research

ACAMAR is a joint China-Australia research centre between the Chinese Academy of Sciences, the Australian Department of Industry, Science, Energy and Resources (DISER) and Astronomy Australia Limited (AAL) to collaborate on areas of common interest within astronomy, astrophysics and cosmology.

ACAMAR aims to build upon existing arrangements to:

  • maximise the scientific return on investment in astronomy infrastructure
  • develop human capital in the field of astronomy
  • enhance our common scientific understanding of the universe.

ACAMAR is also supported by the following organisations:

Australian Government - Department of Industries, Science, Energy and resources
Chinese Academy of Sciences
Astronomy Australia Ltd