News Archives
2017
Amended December IAG Newsletter 12th December 2017
Dear Geographers Please see the amended December newsletter No. 83 December 2017 with additional information (hot off the press!) about the combined New Zealand Geographical Society and Institute of Australian Geographers Conference, which will be held in Auckland next year: https://www.iag.org.au/client_images/2023491.pdf.
WORKSHOP: Oceanic Responsibilities and Co-belonging Collaborative and creative approaches to climate change 4th December 2017
The Cultural Study Group along with the Environmental Sustainability-Hazards Risk Disasters group and Critical Development Studies Group are delighted to hold a 1 ½ day workshop at Deakin University, 5-6 Feb 2018, Deakin University (Deakin Downtown, Melbourne CBD). .
For more information download this document
Objectives and Operational Guidelines for Study Groups - New to website 23rd November 2017
NEW to IAG Website - Objectives and Operational Guidelines for Study Groups are now available at: https://www.iag.org.au/objectives-and-operational-guidelines-for-study-groups.
Expressions of Interest: Science meets Parliament 22nd November 2017
Expressions of Interest: Science meets Parliament Science and Technology Australia host a two-day “Science meets Parliament” event in March every year, where decision makers and professionals in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) meet to share their insights with others including Members of Parliament. .
New call for Physical Geographers to serve on the Editorial Board of the journal Geographical Research 1st September 2017
Geographical Research is the journal of the Institute of Australian Geographers. Elaine Stratford, the Editor-in-Chief, and Ian Rutherfurd, the President of the Institute of Australian Geographers, now jointly seek expressions of interest for two physical geographers to serve as Editorial Associates, and join the human geographers on the team, and for up to six physical geographers to join the Editorial Board..
Griffith Taylor Medal presented to Emeritus Professor Jack Davies 8th August 2017
The 2017 Griffith Taylor Medal of the IAG has been awarded to Emeritus Professor Jack Davies.  He was unable to receive his award at the ceremony in Brisbane as he was in hospital..
Announcing IAG Awards for 2017 with Citations 7th August 2017
The IAG Council is delighted to be able to announce that the following awards, celebrating and acknowledging the contribution of our geography colleagues, will be made for 2017. .
Vale Professor Wayne Erskine 2nd August 2017
Dear Geographers I am very sad to pass on the news that Professor Wayne Erskine died suddenly in Darwin this weekend. Wayne was one of Australia's most influential fluvial geomorphologists, and a great mentor, colleague and friend to many of us. .
2017 Fay Gale Memorial Lecture recipient 7th July 2017
We are pleased to announce the 2017 Fay Gale Memorial Lecture recipient for the Institute of Australian Geographers Conference 2017..
2017 Australia Day Award to Associate Professor Alaric Maude 6th July 2017
Congratulations to Associate Professor Alaric Maude who became a Member (AM) in the General Division of the Order of Australia in the 2017 Australia Day Awards His citation recognises, “significant service to education in the field of geography as an academic, researcher, author, and mentor”..
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Another great issue of the IAG Newsletter has just been published Edition 81 April 2017. Thanks to Editor Jen Carter and all the contributions for this issue. IAG Newsletter April 2017 published 2nd May 0017
Another great issue of the IAG Newsletter has just been published Edition 81 April 2017. Thanks to Editor Jen Carter and all the contributions for this issue. .
Website: Edition 81 April 2017
The Friends of Geography initiative commenced in 2015 and will expand over time. Suggestions for new nominations are welcome and may be made in writing to the IAG Council.

Current Friends of Geography include:
Honourable Laurie Fergusson;
Bernard Salt. Friends of Geography 1st May 0017
The Friends of Geography initiative commenced in 2015 and will expand over time. Suggestions for new nominations are welcome and may be made in writing to the IAG Council. Current Friends of Geography include: Honourable Laurie Fergusson; Bernard Salt..