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About us

Introducing AusIMM 

The Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy (AusIMM) is the peak body and trusted voice for professionals working in the resources sector. We shape careers, showcase leadership, create communities and uphold industry standards. 

AusIMM was founded in 1893 and operates under a Royal Charter. We have a global community of members, branches and societies, along with influential partnerships with industry, government, education and the community.

We offer outstanding professional development opportunities including world class mining conferences, leadership events, online learning and industry news to help build and accelerate careers. We host local and global networking opportunities to connect professionals with common goals and interests and help build their profile.

As a welcoming and inclusive organisation with members in 100 countries, AusIMM is committed to representing those who are building a professional career in the sector and improving environmental, social, and economic outcomes in the sector, now and for generations to come.


AusIMM supports its members through observing AusIMM By-laws, Regulations and Code of Ethics.

Strategic framework

AusIMM support the careers of resources professionals and works across four key focus areas.

Codes and standards

The JORC Code and VALMIN Code are two professional codes that many mining professionals are obliged to uphold.

Our team

AusIMM is governed by a Board of Directors and supported by the AusIMM Management Team.


AusIMM was founded in 1893 to advance professional practice in the resources sector.

Our partners

AusIMM is committed to building strong relationships to shape the future of the mining sector.

Join our global community today!

Digital Booklet

AusIMM 2023 Year in Review

Download our special 2023 Year in Review digital booklet showcasing our collective achievements from our 130th anniversary year.

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