The Australian Esports Association (AESA) was incorporated and formally established as a non-profit association in April 2013. It is a national body that is actively involved in the development of policy, planning, infrastructure and initiatives for esports in Australia.
Currently the AESA board comprises of six persons under the current presidency of Darren Kwan. All members of the board work on a voluntary basis with core services contracted out.
The AESA is a member of the International Esports Federation (IeSF) as a national member representing Australia. Currently the IeSF comprises of over 47 nations and is signatory to the World Anti-Doping Agency and actively working towards SportAccord and International Olympic Committee recognition.
Additionally the AESA is signatory to Ali Baba’s World Esports Games (WESG), the World Cyber Arena (WCA) Global Esports Alliance and the World Esports Consortium (WeSCO), each collaborating to grow esports across the world, and the International University Sports Federation’s (FISU) who are laying the ground work for global university cooperation in esports.