To this end, the Association states that it is dedicated to "protecting the environment, ensuring public safety and reducing the economic impact of corrosion."
In order to achieve its goals, the Australasian Corrosion Association promotes cooperation between academic, industrial, commercial and governmental organisations in relation to corrosion and its mitigation.
It also disseminates information on all aspects of corrosion and its prevention through:
- education and training
- technical meetings
- member networking opportunities
- certification/accreditation; and
For this reason, members represent a great breadth of work interests, academic and industry training and expertise. ACA members are based predominantly in Australia, New Zealand and the island nations that comprise Oceania.
Services and products provided to members include:
- an annual Conference and Exhibition
- a range of corrosion related training courses
- technical meetings and symposia conducted by each ACA branch
- publications such as a bimonthly technical journal 'Corrosion & Materials'
- e-newsletter 'Corrosion Matters' and branch newsletters
- database of corrosion control specialists, suppliers and producers
- information, technical papers and library; and
- other publications and standards.