On 21 October 1961, the founding meeting was held at ANU, Canberra. Attendees at the meeting were Hillary Jolly, John Lake, Jim Wharton, Ian Bayly, Edgar Riek, Alan Weatherly and Bill Williams.
To celebrate 50 years in 2011, Past Presidents and early Members were asked to contribute their memories of the ASL. Click here to view the compilation.
At the 2011 Congress in Brisbane, Andrew Boulton gave the 50th Birthday Speech - Click here to view his power point presentation.