La Trobe Sport is the authorised body to manage all university teams participating in any AUS events, which includes the appointment of Sports Managers, Coaches, the selection process and all logistics associated with every event.
As of 2018, AUS will be undertaking a number of changes including implementing a new university sport model, which will no longer be called Australian University Games. The new model will be named Nationals and consist of Div 1 and 2 in which teams have qualified into from the 2017 AUG results.
The 2018 Nationals Div 1 and 2 will be held on the Gold Coat.
Div 2 will be held between the Sunday 1/7 to Thursday 5/7.