The Australian Atherosclerosis Society (AAS) is a non-profit association formed in 1974 that promotes the advancement of science, research and clinical management in the field of atherosclerosis. The AAS is internationally recognised and hosted the 2012 International Symposium on Atherosclerosis in Sydney. AAS members have significant international profiles in both the clinical and scientific spheres.

The Australian Atherosclerosis Society (AAS) recognises that honesty, integrity, respect, fairness, and embracing differences are fundamental to achieving the advancement of learning and knowledge. The AAS strives, through continuous improvement, to integrate equal opportunity principles into all aspects of its activities through its decision-making and planning processes. Through this policy the AAS seeks to promote the principles of equal opportunity; gender equity, cultural diversity, fairness and social justice and to act in accordance with relevant legislation.