Australasian Tunnelling Society is a Technical Society of Engineers Australia (EA) and affiliated with Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy (AusIMM), the Institute of Professional Engineers New Zealand (IPENZ) and the International Tunnelling Association (ITA).

The Australasian Tunnelling Society (ATS) aims to advance the knowledge of the Australasian Tunnelling Industry through areas of design, construction and utilisation of underground space, including technical aspects, health and safety, and ecologically sustainable development. The ATS is jointly sponsored by Engineers Australia and the Australian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy.

We currently have five active local groups;

  • Western Australia;
  • Queensland;
  • New South Wales;
  • Victoria, and;
  • New Zealand.

The ATS membership includes:

  • Contractors;
  • Designers;
  • Client representatives;
  • Asset Operators and;
  • Academics