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Acknowledgement of Traditional Owners

In the spirit of reconciliation the Royal Australian Chemical Institute acknowledges the Traditional Owners of country throughout Australia and their connections to land, sea and community. We pay our respect to their Elders past and present and extend that respect to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples today.

The voice of chemistry in Australia

We exist to support chemistry. We play a leading role by promoting the science, practice, and positive impact of chemistry to all.

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  • Divisions

    We have 14 divisions and one in development, each specialising in a field of chemical science.
  • Branches

    Our Branches, one in every state and territory, helps build a sense of community by organising outreach events, and providing educational resources to foster interest in the chemical sciences.


Congress 2026

Mark your calendars! Join Dr. Killugudi Swaminatha Iyer, Prof. Kliti Grice and Prof. Zachary Aman at the National Congress 2026 in Perth, Western Australia from 06 - 10 July. The theme for Congress 2026 will be 'Enably innovation in a carbon constrained world', we look forward to a dynamic exchange of ideas. See you in Perth!

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