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This page is the latest information from AALS, AMBSC & ALSSC. It will contain circulars, advice, and notices of motion that are being put to Societies for determination.


Comment is encouraged! Remember that motions are voted on by your Society. Be aware, raise the issue at your meetings, discuss it with your fellow members and ensure your directors submit a vote that represents the view of the members. The Association is there for the benefit of Societies!

June 2017.

Code of Practice - Electric Systems for Miniature Locomotives (DRAFT for discussion)

February 2017.

Presidents Report
Secretarys Report
AMBSC Chairman Report

January 2017.

ALSSC 2017 Annual Report.pdf
ALSSC Consultation final.pdf
Castledare Yoke Buffer drawing.pdf
Allison Response - Yoke Buffers.pdf
Millington Response to Castledare.pdf
ALSSC Proposed Revisions to the CoP.pdf
Castledare Proposal for Discussion at the ALSSC and AALS Meetings.


February 2016.

Letter from Linda Hall, Secretary AALS, regarding the AALS 2016 AGM Agenda.
AALS 2016 AGM Agenda.
AALS 2016 President's Report.
AALS 2016 Secretary's Report.
AALS 2016 Insurance Officers Report.
AMBSC 2016 Chairman's Report.
AMBSC 2016 Meeting Agenda.
ALSSC 2016 Annual Report.
ALSSC 2016 Meeting Agenda.
Castledare Proposal for Discussion at the ALSSC and AALS Meetings.

November 2015.
Comment from Derek Stock on use of Mobile Phones.

October 2015.
Draft Code of Practice for Gas Firing for Small Models.
Explanatory Notes to the Draft Code of Practice for Gas Firing of Small Models.

May 2015.
AALS 2015 AGM Minutes
AMBSC 2015 Minutes.
ALSSC 2015 Minutes.
Advance Information - Proposed Code Amendments for 2016.

March 2015.
Letter from ALSSC, regarding Gas Installations in Small Models.

February 2015.
Letter from Linda Hall, Secretary AALS, regarding the AALS 2015 AGM Agenda.
AALS 2015 AGM Agenda.
AALS 2015 President's Report.
AALS 2015 Secretary's Report.
AALS 2015 Insurance Officers Report.
AMBSC 2015 Chairman's Report.
AMBSC 2015 Meeting Agenda.
ALSSC 2015 Annual Report.
ALSSC 2015 Meeting Agenda.

August 2014.
Letter from David Proctor, President AALS, regarding AALS Secretary, NSW Representative and Char.

May 2014.
Covering Letter from Hugh Elsol, Secretary AALS.
Letter of Thanks from Hugh Elsol, Secretary AALS, regarding the AALS 2014 Convention.
AALS 2014 AGM Minutes.
AMBSC 2014 Minutes.
AMBSC Addendum 2014
ALSSC 2014 Minutes.

February 2014.
Letter from Hugh Elsol, Secretary AALS, regarding the AALS 2014 AGM Agenda.
AALS 2014 AGM Agenda.
AALS 2014 President's Report.
AALS 2014 Secretary's Report.
AALS 2014 Insurance Officers Report.
AMBSC 2014 Chairman's Report.
AMBSC 2014 Meeting Agenda.
ALSSC 2014 Annual Report.
ALSSC 2014 Meeting Agenda.

May 2013.
Letter from Hugh Elsol, Secretary AALS.
AALS 2013 AGM Minutes.
AMBSC meeting Minutes.
ALSSC meeting Minutes.
ALSSC 2013 Consultation Process.
Consultation Process to develop an AALS 2013 Business Plan.

February 2013.
Letter from Hugh Elsol, Secretary AALS, regarding the AALS 2013 AGM Agenda.
AALS 2013 AGM Agenda.
AALS 2013 President's Report.
AALS 2013 Secretary's Report.
AALS 2013 Insurance Officers Report.
AMBSC 2013 Chairman's Report.
AMBSC 2013 Meeting Agenda.
ALSSC 2013 Annual Report.
ALSSC 2012/13 Consultation Process Report.
ALSSC 2013 Meeting Agenda.

November 2012.
Letter from Rob Lougher regarding Speedos, Driver Licences etc.

October 2012.
The Reference Document has been updated. Details of the updates are in the update history at the rear of the document.
Letter from The Secretary Hugh Elsol regarding submissions for the agenda for the 2013 Convention.

May 2012.
2012 ALSSC Consultation Process Submissions
Note also the October 2011 and January 2012 submissions below.
Draft amendment of the Code of Practice to include Speed as a Hazard.
Morphett Vale Railway Comments on Speedos.
Castledare Miniature Railway Comments on Drivers Licences and Speedos.

May 2012.
Letter from Hugh Elsol, Secretary AALS.
AALS 2012 AGM Minutes.
Letter regarding appointment of the Victorian State Representative.
AMBSC meeting Minutes.
ALSSC meeting Minutes.
ALSSC 2012 Consultation Process.

February 2012.
Letter from Hugh Elsol, Secretary AALS, regarding the AALS 2012 AGM Agenda.
AALS 2012 AGM Agenda.
AALS 2012 President's Report.
AALS 2012 Secretary's Report.
AALS 2012 Treasurers Report.
AALS 2012 Insurance Officers Report.
AMBSC 2012 Chairman's Report.
AMBSC 2012 Meeting Agenda.
ALSSC 2012 Annual Report.
ALSSC 2011/12 Consultation Process Report.
ALSSC 2012 Meeting Agenda.

January 2012.
Further DVR Submission to the 2011 Consultation Process

October 2011.
DVR Submission to the 2011 Consultation Process

September 2011.
Draft AALS Gas Firing Code ***Updated Draft 13 February 2012***

May 2011.
AALS 2011 AGM Minutes.
AMBSC 2011 Chairman's Report.
AMBSC 2011 Meeting Minutes.
ALSSC 2011 Meeting Minutes.
ALSSC 2011 Consultation Process.

March 2011.
Letter from Hugh Elsol, Secretary AALS, regarding the AALS 2011 AGM Agenda.
AALS 2011 AGM Agenda.
AALS 2011 President's Report.
AALS 2011 Secretary's Report.
AALS 2011 Insurance Officers Report.
AMBSC 2011 Chairman's Report.
AMBSC 2010 Meeting Agenda.
ALSSC 2011 Annual Report.
ALSSC 2010/11 Consultation Process Report.
ALSSC 2011 Meeting Agenda.

February 2011

For details of the Duplex Steel boiler acceptance go to the Resources tab and look for Exemption Order 017-10.

Look here for submissions to SafeWork Australia for the new Model Work, Health and Safety Regulations.

June 2010

Click on the Links below for Submissions to the 2010 Consultation Process.

Ages of Operators.
Hornsby Model Engineers regarding the Code of Practice.
Submission from Peter Hoye regarding Competent Persons.
Bankstown Steam Locomotive Society Submission.
ALSSC Response to Bankstown Submission.
ALSSC Proposal on Carriages sections of the CoP

April 2010.
Letter from Hugh Elsol, Secretary AALS, regarding AALS 2010 Convention.
AALS 2010 AGM Minutes.
ALSSC 2010 Minutes.
ALSSC 2010 Consultation Process

February 2010.
Letter from Hugh Elsol, Secretary AALS, regarding the AALS 2010 AGM Agenda.
AALS 2010 AGM Agenda.
AALS 2010 President's Report.
AALS 2010 Secretary's Report.
AALS 2010 Insurance Officers Report.
AMBSC 2010 Chairman's Report.
AMBSC 2010 Meeting Agenda.
ALSSC 2010 Report.
ALSSC 2010 Meeting Agenda.
ALSSC 2009 Consultation Process Report.
Letter from Roger Kershaw, National President regarding the future of conventions.
Click here for information on the Proposed Use of Duplex 2205 Stainless Steel for Miniature Boilers.

Amended 8 February 2016.