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Australian PHYSICS Magazine

Australian Physics (AP) Magazine

ISSN 1036-3831

The AIP publishes the Australian Physics Magazine in order to promote the role of physics in research, education, industry and the community. The magazine is published four times a year. 

AIP members receive a copy of the magazine. Copies of past issues are placed on the AIP website one year after publication, to access these be logged into your AIP membership profile. 

If you are an institute or organisation you can subscribe to the magazine and receive a digital and physical copy of the magazine. Please click here for prices. 


We encourage members of the Australian physics community to contribute articles and news items for publication. As the Australian Physics magazine is not a peer-reviewed research publication, we cannot accept articles containing the results of original research that has not already been published in the peer-reviewed literature. If you would like to write an article for Australian Physics, please submit a news item, or discuss advertising opportunities please contact the editor via

Articles must be received in the following format Article Template and Guidelines. Should your business wish to advertise in the Australian Physics magazine, click for rates Advertising Rates and further information.

Prior Australian Physicist Names 

Since the publication of the first issue in 1964 there have been several name changes:

 Magazine Title  Volumes
Australian Physicist Vol 1, 1964 – Vol 27, 1990
The Australian and New Zealand Physicist Vol 28, 1991 – Vol 35, 1998
The Physicist Vol 36, 1999 – Vol 42(1), 2005
Australian Physics Vol 42(2), 2005  – present

Other Publications

AIP Congress 

Individual topical groups occasionally publish collected papers from their individual meetings or from their sessions in Congress.  

Condensed Matter and Materials Meeting "Wagga"

The Condensed Matter and Materials (CMM) Group also publish papers from their annual "Wagga" meetings here.

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