The Governing Council comprises of nine Councillors. Five General Councillors are elected by the membership and four Division Councillors are chosen by the Division (according to the Division rotational model).
Council elections are held every two years and coincide with the GSA's biennial convention.
President: Dr Caroline Tiddy, University of South Australia
Secretary: Dr Jo Parr, CSIRO
Treasurer: Dr Sean Johnson
Dr Graham Carr
Mr Phil Gilmore
Dr Ian Pringle
Mr Ian Withnall
Dr Roger Bateman, Western Australia Division
Ms Christine Edgoose, Northern Territory Division
Mr Sean Johnson, Tasmania Division
Dr Jo Parr, New South Wales Division