This Commission is responsible for the publication and sale of hard copy items and publication of electronic material produced by ASF. This includes quarterly magazines such as Caves Australia or member newsletters such as ESpeleo, but does not include the publication of Helictite which is the responsibility of the ASF Helictite Commission.
The Publications Commission will also oversight the ASF website and all ASF publications for information to ensure copyright is maintained and not infringed and that material is not of a nature to cause offence to persons ie slander/libel (this also includes Helictite).
With regard to Caves Australia, the Commission manages the editing, printing (hard copy or electronic format), marketing and distribution of Caves Australia (the quarterly Journal) to ASF members and to other subscribers;
With regards to Espeleo, the Commission will ensure that the internal ASF member electronic newsletter is edited and produced in a timely manner and distributed via the ASF membership database.
The Commission also oversees the publication of monographs and books on speleology. This includes overseeing the editing, layout, printing and distribution of such publications. ASF publications can be purchased by variety of methods. For details on how to purchase on-line, or via order form visit our Publications for Sale page
More information can be obtained from the Commissioner, Sue White and by visiting the Publications pages on this site.