31 AUGUST 2016

The 4th FASIC International Conference titled: Sustainability: Social and Environmental Issues will be held at Sun Yat-sen University, Guangzhou, China, 16-18 November 2016. This conference is hosted in partnership with the Centre for Australian Studies ( and the Center for Oceanian Studies ( at Sun Yat-sen University, and co-organised by the Australian Studies Centre at Peking University (; For English version of media release, click here. 中文新闻通稿请点这里. To register your attendance, click here and register no later than 31 October 2016.

15 AUGUST 2016

The Inaugural Australia-China Forum titled Australia-China Relations: The Next Chapter will be held in Shanghai by East China Normal University and La Trobe University on 11 September 2016. Click for more information.



























FASIC is an independent non-profit foundation in Australia established to support Australian Studies Centres located across China  and to provide funding and other support to the BHP Billiton Chair of Australian Studies located at Peking University in Beijing, People's Republic of China.



Our Mission


Bridge two Countries

Support programs or activities that enhance the mutual understanding and engagement between people of Australia and China.


Enhance Understanding

Enhance the understanding of Australia in China through funding and other support provided to Australian Studies Centres.


Sponsor Educational Activities

Provide scholarships for educational exchanges between Australia and China as well as funding support to a Chair of Australian Studies.