The ACTM has both regional and global interests

We currently maintain links to three international organisations working in tropical medicine.

Members of the college receive a number of benefits

Membership includes doctors, scientists, academics, military personnel, veterinary scientists, consultants and other health professionals.

dictionary of tropical medicine

This live and ever expanding publication can be accessed online. This Dictionary ranks number one on Google and Google Australia (04-11-07). view dictionary

primer of tropical medicine

The Primer of Tropical Medicine aims to give concise, practical information for the general practitioner or health professional, who work in the tropics or manage people coming from or going to the tropics. view details

become a member

The College has a range of membership options for professionals, students, organisations and companies, and other interested individuals. Members of the College receive many benefits.   more info

Welcome to the public section of The Australasian College of Tropical Medicine (ACTM) website.

The ACTM also incorporates a joint Faculty of Travel Medicine (FTM) and Faculty of Expedition and Wilderness Medicine. This website has been developed to provide our geographically diverse membership as well as prospective members with information about the many activities and services provided by the College For those visitors to the site who are not College members, we have provided information about joining the College, which has become the pre-eminent professional organisation in the region representing those working in tropical medicine. It provides links to a range of related health information material and sites, which we hope will be of interest to you. For those interested in travel medicine or expedition and wilderness medicine, please visit our Faculty of Travel Medicine site. If you would like to contact us, please email


A/Prof Peter Nasveld

A/Prof Peter Nasveld ACTM President