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AusIMM welcomes submissions to a variety of respected publications that cover all aspects of the global resouces sector.


The AusIMM welcome submissions to any of the following publications:

Conference proceedings

AusIMM organises conferences each year on a range of topics across the resources sector. Authors are invited to submit an abstract for a conference and if accepted will have the opportunity to present their findings to their industry peers. For a list of conferences currently open for submissions, please click here.

Technical journals

IOM3 and AusIMM collaboratively produce a series of technical journals that contain papers covering cutting edge science and technology from across the resources sector. The ‘Transactions of the Institutions of Mining and Metallurgy’ journals provide a highly credible avenue for the publication of peer reviewed, technical literature for use by resource professionals. The Transactions journals are managed and published on behalf of AusIMM and IOM3 by Taylor and Francis.

The AusIMM Bulletin

The AusIMM Bulletin is the Institute’s flagship bi-monthly magazine. Reaching over 10,000 key stakeholders in the minerals sector, the Bulletin is Australia’s largest circulating mining magazine and provides information on the latest technical innovations in mining, developments in key mining regions in Australia and abroad, industry policy, activities of the AusIMM and our members’ diverse working lives. To submit an article to The AusIMM Bulletin, please contact

Technical publications

AusIMM’s Monograph series offers a catalogue of world-class technical reference volumes. Each monograph covers a significant topic within the resources profession, and the publications are intended to remain relevant for a very long time.
AusIMM’s Spectrum series offers high-quality technical or special-interest volumes that cover either a specialised technical topic or a topic of regional or historic interest.


Proposal form

Download if you’re intending to submit a proposal for a Spectrum or Monograph Project


AusIMM Guide to Authors

Download here


Abstract template

Use this template to submit an abstract to an AusIMM conference.


Paper template

Use this template to submit a paper to an AusIMM conference

Tips for self-publishing

If, upon reviewing the proposal guidelines, you find that your proposal is outside AusIMM’s scope you may wish to consider self-publishing. AusIMM member Tony Hope, author of The Hope Factor, has put together some useful tips for those who may be interested, which can be downloaded here.

AusIMM Members can claim the following PD hours for authoring conference or journal papers:

  • up to 40 hours for a technical conference paper
  • up to 50 hours for a peer-reviewed paper in an AusIMM technical publication or journal.