The Computing Research and Education Association of Australasia, CORE Inc., is an association of university departments of computer science in Australia and New Zealand. Prior to 2004 it was known as the Computer Science Association, CSA. The association became an incorporated association on the 4th March 2021 following agreement at the 2021 Annual General Meeting.
The purposes for which the Association is established are:
to create a professional association of those engaged in computer science and information technology in higher education and research institutes and to facilitate their professional development;
to assist and advance research in computer science and information technology in higher education and research institutes;
to assist and advance teaching in computer science and information technology in higher education;
to provide a forum for those interested in computer science andinformation technology so as to stimulate discussion of relevant issues; and
to promote co-operation and liaison with other groups and organizations which have related or complementary purposes and activities.
CORE is an unincorporated association with members in all states of Australia and across New Zealand.
Please visit https://www.acnc.gov.au/factsheet-unincorporated-associations-and-acnc-registration for details of the legal position and responsibilities of the unincorporated Not-for-Profit sector.
The CORE Inc. executive is elected annually at the AGM/Hods&Profs Meeting at ACSW. Nominations for the executive are sought in the December of the preceding year. The current executive consists of;
Vice President: Professor Michael Winikoff, Victoria University of Wellington
Immediate Past President : Professor Alistair Moffat, University of Melbourne
Secretary/Treasurer: Associate Professor George Buchanan, University of Melbourne
Executive team member co-opted:
Non elected roles are:
Admin Assistant : Alison Farr
Web Master : Alison Farr