Global civil society activity in Australia

Australia, officially the Commonwealth of Australia, is a sovereign country comprising the mainland of the Australian continent, the island of Tasmania, and numerous smaller islands. It is the largest country in Oceania and the world's sixth-largest country. Australia's population of nearly 26 million, in an area of 7,617,930 square kilometres (2,941,300 sq mi), is highly urbanised and heavily concentrated on the eastern seaboard. Canberra is the nation's capital, while the largest city is Sydney, and other major metropolitan areas are Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth, and Adelaide.

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Meetings Statistics

From UIA's International Meetings Statistics Report

Top 25 over 20 years

Australia is ranked #15 over a 20 year period,
with 6347 meetings since 1999.

Top 10 in Top 25 in 2019

Australia is ranked #18 in 2019, with 241 meetings.

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Organizations based in Australia

International Phonetic Association - Mount Gravatt QLD
International Union of Phlebology - Chatswood NSW
International Federation of Audit Bureaux of Certification - Sydney NSW
International Union of Societies for Biomaterials Science and Engineering - Clayton VIC
World Cat Congress - Beechmont QLD
Imaging and Perimetric Society - Melbourne VIC
Indo-Pacific Prehistory Association - Acton ACT
International Avocado Society - Woolloongabba QLD
Cystic Fibrosis Worldwide - North Ryde NSW
World Deaf Golf Federation - Mitcham VIC
World Federation of Merino Breeders - Condobolin NSW
International Association for Adolescent Health - Melbourne VIC
International Society of Business, Economics and Ethics - Adelaide SA
International Abilympic Federation - Perth WA
World Society of Victimology - Holden Hill SA
International Council on Alcohol, Drugs and Traffic Safety - Melbourne VIC
International Union for the Study of Social Insects - Sydney NSW
Global CCS Institute - Melbourne VIC
International Employment Relations Association - Lane Cove NSW
International Federation of Societies for Surgery of the Hand - St Leonards NSW
International Genetics Federation - Parkville VIC
International Association of Forensic Linguists - Melbourne VIC
International Association for Computer Methods and Advances in Geomechanics - Callaghan NSW
World Pool-Billiard Association - Oatley NSW
International Council of Coloproctology - Randwick NSW

View More profiles (847) in the Yearbook of International Organizations

Future Events in Australia

2034 Biennial SymposiumJoint IUBMB-IUPAC International Carbohydrate Organization - Randwick NSW

2028 International Geographical CongressInternational Geographical Union - Melbourne VIC

2027 CongressInternational Numismatic Council - Melbourne VIC

2025 Annual CongressInternational Fiscal Association - Melbourne VIC

2025 Asia-Pacific Radio Science ConferenceUnion radio-scientifique internationale - Sydney NSW

2025 Quadrennial International MeetingWorld Federation of Neuroscience Nurses - Darwin NT

2025 Annual General MeetingInternational Veteran Cycle Association - Darwin NT

2024 Biennial CongressInternational Menopause Society - Melbourne VIC

2024 World CongressDown Syndrome International - Brisbane QLD

2024 International Mass Spectrometry ConferenceInternational Mass Spectrometry Foundation - Melbourne VIC

2024 Asia Pacific Microscopy Conference (APMC 2024)Committee of Asia/Pacific Societies for Microscopy - Brisbane QLD

2023 Biennial CongressSociety for Marine Mammalogy - Perth WA

2023 Triennial CongressInternational Association of Forensic Sciences - Sydney NSW

2023 World Conference on Family MedicineWorld Organization of Family Doctors - Sydney NSW

2023 Asia Pacific Marine Biotechnology ConferenceAsian-Pacific Society of Marine Biotechnology - Adelaide SA

View More Future Events (152) in The International Congress Calendar

Past Events in Australia

2021 Annual Scientific Meeting – Australasian Diabetes in Pregnancy Society - Sydney NSW
2021 Congress – World Mining Congress - Brisbane QLD
2021 ICBIC : International Conference on Biological Inorganic Chemistry – Society of Biological Inorganic Chemistry - Adelaide SA
2021 Quadrennial International Meeting – World Federation of Neuroscience Nurses - Darwin NT
2021 Annual Scientific Meeting – Australasian Gynaecological Endoscopy and Surgery - Gold Coast QLD
2021 Triennial International Congress – International Commission on Irrigation and Drainage - Sydney NSW
2021 Quadrennial Congress – International Rural Sociology Association - Cairns QLD
2021 International Congress on the Education of the Deaf - Brisbane QLD
2021 Symposium – International Symposium for Fish Parasitology - Cairns QLD
2021 Annual Conference – Australasian Law Academics Association - Sydney NSW
2021 World Conference – World Federation of Diaconal Associations and Diaconal Communities - Darwin NT
2021 Pacific Rim Conference – Australasian Society for the Study of Brain Impairment - Melbourne VIC
2021 Annual General Meeting – Australian and New Zealand Society of International Law - Canberra ACT
2021 Annual Scientific Meeting – Interventional Radiology Society of Australasia - Gold Coast QLD
2021 Conference – Australasian Society for Social and Affective Neuroscience - Melbourne VIC

View More Past Events (11769) in The International Congress Calendar

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