- The Australian Association of Mathematics Teachers
**The Australian Association of Mathematics Teachers**is the main representative organisation of mathematics teachers in Australia. Membership is via affiliated state organisations. The AAMT conducts a number of activities including "Reach for the stars" [*http://yass.yourguide.com.au/news/local/news/general/mount-carmel-school-on-target-with-literacy-and-numeracy/1280331.aspx*] an activity for students, as well as submissions to government bodies [*http://www.dest.gov.au/NR/rdonlyres/E75BB307-3640-4CC0-84B1-0141193A43AC/1879/RTTE60.PDF*] and reports on issues relevant to mathematics teaching [*http://www.theaustralian.news.com.au/story/0,,23509734-13881,00.html*]**tructure**The AAMT has a federal structure consisting of these state, territory and regional mathematics associations [

*http://www.aamt.edu.au/About-AAMT/State-Territory-Associations*] :

* [*http://www.pa.ash.org.au/canberramaths/| Canberra Mathematical Association*]

* [*http://www.mansw.nsw.edu.au/| Mathematical Association of New South Wales*]

* [*http://www.masa.on.net/| Mathematical Association of South Australia*]

* [*http://mat.aamt.edu.au/| Mathematical Association of Tasmania*]

* [*http://www.mav.vic.edu.au/| Mathematical Association of Victoria*]

* [*http://www.mawainc.org.au/| Mathematical Association of Western Australia*]

* [*http://www.mtant.org.au/| Mathematics Teachers Association of the Northern Territory*]

* New England Mathematical Association

* Newcastle Mathematical Association

* [*http://primarymaths.bigpondhosting.com/| Primary Mathematics Association of South Australia*]

* [*http://www.qamt.org/| Queensland Association of Mathematics Teachers*]

* [*http://www.pa.ash.org.au/scmainc/| Southern Cross Mathematical Association*] The AAMT is governed by a council of representatives from these associations which appoints an executive consisting of a President, Vice President, Treasurer, Secretary and either a President Elect or Immediate Past President. [*http://www.aamt.edu.au/Documentation/Constitution/AAMT-Constitution*]**tandards**The AAMT publish "Standards for Excellence in Teaching Mathematics in Australian Schools" as a guide for the improvement and maintenance of teaching standards in mathematics in Australian schools [

*http://www.aamt.edu.au/Standards*] [*http://www.theaustralian.news.com.au/story/0,,24007244-13881,00.html*] .**Journals**The AAMT publishes three journals:

* Australian Primary Mathematics Classroom (APMC) - primary school mathematics education.

* The Australian Mathematics Teacher (AMT) - secondary school mathematics up to age 16

* Australian Senior Mathematics Journal (ASMJ) - senior secondary (Years 11 and 12) and early tertiary mathematics.**External links*** AAMT website [

*http://www.aamt.edu.au/*]

* Australian Primary Mathematics Classroom (APMC) [*http://www.aamt.edu.au/Webshop/Entire-catalogue/Australian-Primary-Mathematics-Classroom*]

* The Australian Mathematics Teacher (AMT) [*http://www.aamt.edu.au/Webshop/Entire-catalogue/Australian-Mathematics-Teacher*]

* Australian Senior Mathematics Journal (ASMJ) [*http://www.aamt.edu.au/Webshop/Entire-catalogue/Australian-Senior-Mathematics-Journal*]**References**

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