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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.
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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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Fellowship Nominations

The Geographical Society of NSW welcomes nominations for Fellowship of the Society.  The Fellowship is one of the highest honours bestowed by the Society and acknowledges distinguished service to the Society and to geography in Australia. Nominees should be members who have made a significant contribution to geography and to the work of their professional organisation.

Nominations for the 2014 Fellowship Award are now open.  Nominations should use the attached  form and be forwarded to Dr Emma Power ( before 5pm on Monday 1st September 2014.

Fellowships will be awarded at the Geographical Society Annual Awards dinner on Monday 1st December 2014.


Research Archivist.  Interested in assisting in the digitisation of the Society's archives?  We are seeking a Research Archivist to begin this process,  and Expressions of Interest are now invited.


Meet the second year university student Award winners for 2013.  Learn of their backgrounds and where they hope geography will take them in the future.  The Awards were presented at the Annual Prize Night on 2 December 2013 - 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: 3 August 2014


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