Our History

On 25 November 1949, the inaugural meeting of the Special Group on Aviation Medicine of the British Medical Association of Australia was held in Melbourne, Victoria. A committee was formed and the fifteen doctors present were appointed Foundation Members.

Dr John Lane OAM, considered the founding father of aviation medicine in Australia.

From the Archives

ASAM - A Brief History

A summary

ASAM History Compendium

1949 - 1999. Compiled by Dr Peter Wilkins.

ASAM History Update

1999 - 2010

Dr John Charles LANE AM

Founding father of aviation medicine in Australia - Biography

ASAM Conference locations and keynote presentations