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The Geographical Society of New South Wales is a professional society whose members are geography academics, teachers, practising geographers from both the public and private spheres, and other interested members of the public.
Encourage - Engage - Excite

The Society's mission is to encourage and promote geography in New South Wales and throughout Australia. The Society both engages and elevates geographical research, scholarship and education. The Society writes and encourages geographical submissions to appropriate authorities on environmental and social issues in Australia. The Society works to support geographical literacy, awareness and inspire enthusiasm for geography among the public in a globally connected world.

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Chris Gibson

New editor appointed for Australian Geographer.  The GSNSW Council has endorsed the appointment of Professor Chris Gibson from the University of Wollongong as the incoming editor of the Society’s journal, Australian Geographer. Details here...


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New members - if you have never been a member of the GSNSW before we are offering a 50% discount on your first year of membership.  Hurry, join now.  For more details, click here.  To get your discount, please click here.




Taylor & Francis, the editors of Australian Geographer and the Society are delighted to announce the launch of the annual Geographical Society of NSW Award for the:
       * Best Paper by an Early Career Researcher in the Australian Geographer
       * Best Paper in the Australian Geographer
Details here...


See our new video series Why Study Geography?


And the latest people events and issues making geographical news at Geography in the News page.



Last updated: $ April 2015


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