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.

10 JULY 2016

The 15th International Conference of Australian Studies in China concluded successfully at Peking University. Click here for a copy of the program.


7 JULY 2016

Australian Embassy in Beijing launched the Australian Indigenous Culture Chinese Translations Series during NAIDOC week. This is a project first in its kind and proudly supported by FASIC.

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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.