Welcome to The ASET-NSW Inc. Website

Our non-profit association was formed back in 2011 to support with professional training the growing numbers of laboratory technicians, aides, assistants and managers who work in the education sector in New South Wales. We draw our members from state, independent and Catholic sectors, as well as tertiary and TAFE institutions.

Become a member of ASET-NSW today and reap the benefits of networking with your peers. Enjoy the training events developed by your professional colleagues.


ASET Annual Conference 

University of Technology

Sydney 11-12 November, 2024

More info to follow soon :)

The ASET NSW Email Forum

This forum, for all NSW lab techs, is for asking questions, giving and receiving advice and sharing best practice with your colleagues in other schools. Emails are sent instantly and you will receive answers or advice very quickly!


CONASTA 71 - Melbourne

CONASTA is the annual science education conference of the Australian Science Teachers Association. In 2024, CONASTA 71 will be hosted by the Science Teachers Association of Victoria (STAV) between 7-11 JULY.

As the major science education event in Australia, CONASTA has a strong reputation for offering high quality and stimulating professional learning experiences for science teachers, school laboratory technicians/managers and others with an interest in science education. Delegates include representatives from all Australian states and territories, government and non-government schools, all years of schooling and from metropolitan, rural and remote locations.

To register your interest in CONASTA 71 in Melbourne, please visit STAV’s dedicated CONASTA 71 website.

Come join us in Port Macquarie!

Port Mac PD Day Registration Form.pdf

2024 Memberships 

We are currently switching to new membership software.  If you want to join us and use a credit card to pay online, please wait till mid-May.

Please email asetnswtreasurer@gmail.com for urgent enquires or for more information.  Any direct deposits must include your name or invoice number.

Want to contribute to the Newsletter?

Please send your contribution or photographs to editorasetnsw@gmail.com for inclusion in the next newsletter.  Sponsorship ads are also for sale.

ConSTANZ24 -Bridges to Knowledge

STANZ annual conference of science technicians.

Tuesday 1 October 2024 – Thursday 3 October 2024 at St Peter’s School in Cambridge, New Zealand. 

The committee is wanting to gather an indication of numbers as to whether you are likely to attend conSTANZ2024 so register your interest at ConSTANZ2024 form .

Looking for a job in our sector?

Roles as educational laboratory technicians are advertised all year round.  Check out our Positions Vacant tab first. Otherwise popular sites to find advertised positions are:-




SYDNEY WRITERS' FESTIVAL - www.swf.org.au  - May 2024

Free & paid sessions from Australia's best science authors.




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