29 MARCH 2016

The BHP Billiton Australia China Scholarship applications will stay open till April 29 – click here to apply.

15 FEBUARY 2016

The BHP Billiton Australia China Scholarship applications are now open – click here to apply.

18 JANUARY 2016

Contracted position open for a Research Coordinator – click here for details


FASIC Announcement of the BHP Billiton Australia China Scholarships – click here for details.

19 NOVEMBER 2015

FASIC Announcement – click here for a statement on recent changes to the FASIC Board of Directors.

18 NOVEMBER 2015

Introduction to 2016 Hu Zhuanglin Distinguished Translator Fellowship at Peking University – For more information click here.

27 OCTOBER 2015

Call for Papers - The 15th International Conference of Australian Studies in China to be held in July 2016 at Peking University. For more information click here.

26 OCTOBER 2015

3rd FASIC Conference successfully concluded! Please click here to view the group photo and here for more photos.


26 AUGUST 2015

3rd FASIC Conference – Contested Histories & the Politics of Memory will be held at East China Normal University, Oct 2015. Registration now open

For full details about this conference program, click here. For English version of media release, click here, 中文通告请按这里

greg   18 AUGUST 2015

     FASIC Media Release - Foreign Minister Welcomes the Appointment of the Second BHP Billiton Chair at Peking University

     18 AUGUST 2015

     Media Release by The Hon Julie Bishop MP 







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.