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Society Journals and Publications Held by the ASF.

The Australian Speleological Federation Inc. produces a variety of publications both for internal use by members and for a wider audience, including researchers and historians.

The ASF holds a large collection of journals and publications, a large number of which are published by organisations affiliated with the ASF, from clubs and societies located all over Australia. The ASF also has an exchange agreement with a number of caving organisations and research organisations both in Australia and overseas. As these are catalogued we will link them below.

Some of these publications are only available to members of ASF clubs and ASF individual members to view online. Click on the link and it will take you to the ASF membership database to log in (if you don't have a token, use the "Click here to retrieve your login" link to get your token (your token can be reused, so please keep it secure)). You can login via the admin section if you have been set up to do that for your club.

Links to publications:

The following are the society/club journals and ASF periodical publications catalogued so far:

ASF Biennial Conferences
Bermagui Speleological Association (BSA)
Baptist Caving Association (BCA)
Campbelltown Caving and Outdoor Group (CCOG)
Capital Territory Caving Group (CTCG)
Cave Exploration Group (South Australia) (CEGSA)
Central Queensland Speleological Society (CQSS)
Cooranbong Speleological Association (CSA)
Endeavour Spelelogical Association (ESA) / Endeavour Caving and Recreational Club (ECRC)
Freelance Caving Group (FCG)
Illawarra Speleological Society (ISS)
Highland Caving Group (HCG)
Launceston Speleo Club (LSC)
Macquarie University Union Clubs (MMS, MUSIC, MUCG)
Metropolitan Speleological Society (MSS)
Newcastle Technical and University College Speleological Society (NTUCSS) / University of Newcastle Speleological Society (NUSS)
Newcastle Speleological Association (NSA)
Newcastle and Hunter Valley Spelelogical Society (NHVSS) - no digital copies available (these are coming)
Northern Caverneers and Tasmanian Caverneering Club Northern Branch (TCC-NB) Publications
NSW Institute of Technology and University of Technology Sydney Clubs (NSWITSS, UTSSS)
Peninsula Speleological Group (PSG)
Southern Caving Society (SCS)
Southern Tasmanian Caverneers (STC)
St. George Area Caving Team
Sydney University Speleological Society (SUSS)
Top End Speleological Society (TESS)
Univeristy of New England Mountaineering Club (UNEMC) and University of New England Speleological Society (UNESS)
University of New South Wales Speleological Society (UNSWSS)
University of Queensland (UQSS)


For more information about Helictite - the scientific journal of the ASF - also see the Helictite Home Page.

For Caves Australia (not yet catalogued), see the Caves Australia Home Page for the most recent issues and the Caves Australia Archive for back issues.

The ASF produces an internal newsletter called "The Cave Cricket" - formerly known as ESpeleo (The Library holds ESpeleo back to 2007). The new Cave Cricket has been catalogued and can be accessed here.

Other ASF publications can be found by searching the archive collection of the catalogue.

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