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, Innovation and Science, and Astronomy Australia Limited (AAL) to collaborate on areas of common interest within astronomy, astrophysics and cosmology. The ACAMAR foundation signing ceremony, China. The ACAMAR Management Group met in Beijing. The ACAMAR Management Group meeting. ACAMAR aims to: build upon existing arrangements maximise the scientific return on investment in astronomy infrastructure; develop human capital in the field of astronomy; and enhance our common scientific understanding of the universe.