The Australian Safety Critical Systems Association (aSCSa) is a non profit organisation established to promote the co-operation of academic, industrial, commercial and governmental organisations in relation to the practice and advancement of safety-related systems, in particular those systems containing software in Australia.


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AGM 2016

The Annual General Meeting of the Australian Safety Critical Systems Association will be held from 11:30 to 12:20 on Tuesday 29 November 2016. 
The venue is ACS (Qld), Level 7, 333 Adelaide Street, Brisbane QLD 4000. Please register for the AGM by responding to this email. Respondents will be provided with AGM documentation. Dial-in attendance to the AGM is also possible and details will be provided upon registration.  

ASSC 2017 CfP

The 2017 Australian System Safety Conference is in Sydney running from 31 May - 02 June. The conference aims to share research, government and industry knowledge and practice in the field of systems and software safety. The theme of this year's conference focuses on the evolving understanding and tools of the safety sciences -  identifying and addressing the modern challenges of system safety in design, for today’s and tomorrow’s complex safety critical systems. Challenges also include how to build, rate and sustain the standards of competence and knowledge of safety engineers and managers.
A preliminary version of the Call for Papers is provided below while the venue is being confirmed and the conference website built.

Standards Australia Working Group

SAE is seeking individuals to join the new working group on Systems & Software Assurance. See the request below. 


New Newsletter 

[29 July 2016] The June 2016 Newsletter is now available here.

LinkedIn Group  

[15 Feb 2016]  aSCSa has a LinkedIn Group! - Join to get updates on events and news. 

Australian Safety Critical Systems Association LinkedIn Group



Conference and Events

The ASSC2016 Conference on Safety and Security in Critical Infrastructure and Systems is in Adelaide Australia 25 – 27 May 2016.

2016 Australian System Safety Conference

TECH DAYS 2016 -Sponsor Event