Formed in 2011, the Australasian Association for Digital Humanities (aaDH) is a member of the international Alliance of Digital Humanities Organizations (ADHO). The society was founded in order to strengthen and encourage digital humanities research in the scholarly communities of Australia and New Zealand. As a professional association. aaDH is committed to extending the links "between digital humanities researchers", improving "professional development opportunities", and providing "international leverage for local projects and initiatives". The aaDH also hosts a conference every two years. The aaDH is affiliated with the Council for the Humanities, Art and Social Sciences, the Australasian Consortium of Humanities Research Centre, and Anthem Press.