The Astronomical Association of Queensland (AAQ) was framed in June 1978 through the amalgamation of the Astronomical Society of Queensland (established 1927) and the Astronomers' Association of Queensland (established 1969). The Astronomical Society of Queensland itself was the inheritor of the prior Brisbane Astronomical Society framed in 1896. The Association's primary goals are the cultivating of the investigation of space science, incorporating exploration and state funded training, and the consolation and backing of observational cosmology.
Gatherings are held month to month at the University of Queensland and customary field evenings are held in Brisbane and at dim sky locales. The AAQ distributes a month to month pamphlet, yearly procedures and has a broad library accessible to individuals. Individuals may likewise procure telescopes possessed by the AAQ. Participation is interested in every one of those with an enthusiasm for cosmology.