The Royal Societies of Australia is a company limited by guarantee aiming to promote and advance the place of science in Australian society through the advocacy of its individual, state-based Royal Societies.

The RSA is governed by a Council that manages all Society business in accordance with its RSA Constitution. The Council consists of the President, Honorary Secretary, Honorary Treasurer, and a number of Councillors representing the member societies.

The Royal Societies of Australia is a registered not-for-profit with the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission.

 Australian Company Number (ACN) 126 868 586