Journal of Australian Studies

About Us

The Journal of Australian Studies (JAS) is the journal of the International Australian Studies Association. JAS is a fully refereed international quarterly, which publishes scholarly articles and reviews on Australian culture, society, politics, history and literature. The editors are particularly interested in multi and interdisciplinary work.

The Editorial Team


Maggie Nolan (ACU) and Julie Kimber (Swinburne)

Reviews Editors

Tanja Luckins (Deakin University)

Editorial Trainees

Alexandra Dellios (University of Melbourne) and Katherine McCabe (University of Queensland)

Editorial Committee

Kate Darian-Smith (University of Melbourne), David Carter (University of Queensland), Jenny Hocking (Monash University) and Stephen Muecke  (UNSW) 

Editorial Board

Ien Ang (University of Western Sydney), Barbara Baird (Flinders University), Susan Ballyn (University of Barcelona), Nicholas Birns (The New School, New York), Frank Bongiorno (Australian National University), Ann Curthoys (University of Sydney), Robert Dixon (University of Sydney), Catriona Elder (University of Sydney), Lars Jensen (Roskilde University), Jacqueline Lo (Australian National University), Stuart Macintyre (University of Melbourne), John Maynard (University of Newcastle),  Lyndall Ryan (University of Newcastle), Hsu-Ming Teo (Macquarie University).

Special Issues

Each year JAS has special themed issues. If you are interested in proposing an issue please contact the editors at

The John Barrett Prize 

Dr John Barrett (La Trobe University) established The John Barrett Prize to be awarded annually for the best written article published by JAS.  In 2012 two awards will be made from articles included in the 2010 issues: one for the best written postgraduate article and the other is an open prize for the best written article. The Prize Committee meets annually in December to award the prize.


Subscriptions to JAS are $105 per year.
Subscription comes as part of InASA membership. JAS subscribers receive other benefits such as discounts to conferences.

Submission and Style Details

Back Issues

JAS is published by Taylor and Francis. For further details and past issues, please visit

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