Monthly Meetings & Public Lectures

The Society currently meets in The Braggs Lecture Theatre at the University of Adelaide, a large modern meeting venue which also facilitates wheelchair access and live streaming of our meetings. Our meetings are free and open to the public. Visitors are most welcome to attend.

COVID-19 Update (7 October 2021): 

  • The Society re-commenced in-person monthly meetings in February 2021 with approved COVID Safe Plans in place.
  • All attendees are required to scan in using the COVID Safe Check-In QR code or provide their details on paper records at entry.
  • Tickets are required to attend each of our monthly meetings. Tickets are free and must be obtained online at Eventbrite. The ticketing system allows us to notify attendees of any last minute changes.
  • Face masks are currently required to be worn indoors during our meetings.
  • Tea, coffee and supper may be available after General Meetings if regulations permit.

Members and visitors entering The Braggs Lecture Theatre.

General Meetings

General Meetings start at 8:00 pm on the first Wednesday of each month (except January) and are held in The Braggs Lecture Theatre, University of Adelaide (North Terrace Campus). Please enter The Braggs LT from the western doors (facing the Barr Smith Lawns).

General Meetings feature a main presentation by either a professional astronomer, researcher or members of the ASSA. Presentation topics vary to include a broad mix of content suitable for everyone including the general public.

Please ensure you arrive and are seated well before the General Meeting commences.

Prof. Alan Duffy presenting on Dark Matter at a General Meeting in The Braggs Lecture Theatre (July 2021).

Astronomy Education Sessions

Astronomy Education sessions are short, focused presentations aimed at the beginner and intermediate level. The sessions cover a different topic each month and are also free for the general public to attend.

Astronomy Education sessions start at 7:00 pm and are held at the same venue as General Meetings.


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