The Federation Of Chinese Scholars In Australia

About Us


The Federation of Chinese Scholars in Australia (FOCSA) is a non-politic, non-religious and not-for-profit organisation for Chinese Australian scholars and professionals. The Federation is registered with ACT Registrar-General's Office.


OCSA is established in 2004 as a federation to represent Chinese scholars in Australia. It currently consists of 13 Chinese professional associations across except Tasmania all States in Australia. The objectives of FOCSA are to promote scientific and technological advances, and promote self-development of Chinese Australian scholars across all disciplines; foster exchanges and cooperation in science, technology and education among Chinese Australian scholars, among Chinese professional associations in Australia; encourage Chinese Australians or their affiliated professional associations to make contributions toward the progress in science and technology, and the economical development both in Australia and China and coordinate among the group members to organise events at the federal level and/or represent Chinese Australian scholars to participate in events at the international level.


The Federation is governed by the Council with an Executive Committee as its standing governing body. The Executive Committee conducts its governance through the Secretariat and Professional Committees. The Council is the highest decision making body of the Federation. The Council composes of representatives of group memberships and for a two year term of office. FOCSA holds the Council Annual General Meeting once a year. The Council nominate distinguished individuals in science, technology, education, enterprise and management as its advisor.


The Federation organises national and international events including conference, workshop and exhibition. Especially, a joint biennial symposium between Chinese and Australian scholars and professionals in science, technology and education, and the proposed Annual Australian Chinese Scholars Congress will be the routine events of FOCSA.



全澳华人专家学者联合成立于2004年10月10日。联合会的英文名称为“The Federation of Chinese Scholars in Australia (简称:FOCSA)”。联合会的成立得到在中国驻澳大利亚使(领)馆教育处(组)的大力支持和协助。著名华人学者逯高清教授是全澳华人专家学者联合会的第一任主席。悉尼大学的叶林教授是联合会的现任主席(第六届)。全澳华人专家学者联合会是全澳华人专家学者的最高机构,致力成为建立澳中两国坚强战略伙伴关系的牢固桥梁。联合会的宗旨是促进在澳华人专家学者的科技进步及自我发展;促进旅澳华人学者及各华人专业团体之间,以及联合会与中澳两国相关机构之间及国际华人专业社团之间的科学、技术、教育、文化交流与合作;鼓励并协助旅澳华人专业团体、专家学者对澳大利亚和中国的科技与经济发展做出贡献。

全澳华人专家学者联合会是全澳范围内非政府、非宗教和非盈利性质的华人专业人士团体。全澳华人专家学者联合会目前由澳大利亚华人生物医学协会、澳华工程技术专家协会,澳大利亚华人信息与通讯科技专业协会,堪培拉中华学社、昆士兰华人科学家与工程师协会、南澳华人专业人士协会、西澳华人科学家协会,澳华学人协会,华人工程师协会,澳华科技协会,墨尔本中国博士生及青年学者协会,澳大利亚华人金融专家协会等全澳12个华人专业团体及个人会员组成,会员逾千人。

联合会成立迄今,秉承大会宗旨,致力于积极推广和宣传旅澳华人专家学者的成就,提高澳大利亚社会对华人学者的认识,加强学者之间的联系,增进专业交流,组织由澳中学者共同参加的、对公众开放的学术活动和成果交流,推动澳中双方在各个领域的合作与交流。联合会每两年举办一届“中澳教育、科技合作与发展研讨会”。至今已成功举办6届研讨会。同时, 联合会密切配合中国驻澳大利亚使(领)馆教育处(组),在为国服务方面,发挥关键的动员、组织和协调作用,例如积极参与组织为国服务团队支援西部建设,协调组织“春晖计划”,2008年5月12日,四川汶川发生了伤亡惨重的里氏8级大地震。全澳华人学者联合会与昆士兰华人科学家与工程师协会一起,并在澳电视九台(Channel Nine)大力协助下,组织澳洲各界捐款,支援抗震救灾,重建家园。活动先后筹得善款30万澳元。



Preface of President

FOCSA Constitution 2005

FOCSA Vision 2050 Combined Volume