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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.

For information about events or membership, please contact us.


Workshop - Media Engagement in a Digital World: A Conversation about the Conversation, 30th November 2015

We invite post-grads and other academics to a free workshop on publishing and promoting your research in a digital media world.  The workshop will be run by Dr Dallas Rogers from the  Urban Research Program, Western Sydney University. 

  • Please RSVP by 23rd November to
  • The Society will be hosting their Annual Awards Night after the workshop (7:00pm start).  The cost is free for members and $40.00 for non-members.  Included in the cost is a three-course meal and open bar.  All those attending the workshop are welcome to join us.  

For more information about this workshop please click here.

For more information about our Awards Night 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...


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Last updated: $ April 2015


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