On 19 December 2013, the 1st ACABS-TAS Annual General Meeting was held in Menzies Research Institute Tasmania. The meeting was hosted by Branch Chairperson Prof. Changhai Ding. Menzies Director Tom Marvick and Tasmanian Health Department Epidemiologist Peter Wan were invited to attend the meeting. A new management committee was formed. Prof. Changhai Ding was nominated as Chairperson, Johnson Liu as Vice Chairperson, Lei Si as Public Officer, Yuan Zhou and Zhaohua Zhu as Secretary, and Jason Jin as Treasurer.