The AAQ has the following special interest sections (section director in bold):
Astrophotography – the photography, film and digital, of astronomical objects and transient phenomena. Max Kilmister. View Max's Gallery
Computers – computer related astronomical topics. Gary Hart.
Double Stars - the observation of double and multiple stars. Tim Napier-Munn.
Education - outreach activities and specialised observing nights for schools. Cheryl Capra.
Instruments – amateur telescope making. Greg Bond.
Occultations - the timing of the occultation of stars by the Moon and asteroids. Steve Kerr.
Solar System - the observation and study of objects within our solar system. Tony Dutton.
Variable Stars – the observation of stars that fluctuate in brightness. Roy Axelsen .
Visual Observing - the observation of deep sky (outside the solar system) objects. Allan Cooney.
Library - maintenance and management of the Association's Library. Graeme Jenkinson
Special Projects - tackle significant activities and events such as the NACAA. Terry Cuttle