AAHPSSS is the Australasian Association for the History, Philosophy, and Social Studies of Science, and covers all aspects of the history and philosophy of science (HPS) and science and technology studies (STS), including the history, philosophy, politics, sociology and anthropology of science, medicine and technology, science and technology policy, metascience, science communication,  and environmental humanities. It is a not-for-profit association, with the mission to advance all forms of research in these interdisciplinary domains.

It holds a biennial conference.

Membership is open to all who are interested in science studies.