Past IAG Conferences

Since the formation of the IAG conferences have been held in the following locations, with the host institution(s) in brackets:

  • 1960 Melbourne (University of Melbourne)
  • 1961 Brisbane (University of Queensland)
  • 1963 Armidale (University of New England)
  • 1964 Canberra (Australian National University)
  • 1965 Newcastle (University of Newcastle)
  • 1966 Sydney (University of Sydney)
  • 1968 Melbourne (Monash University)
  • 1970 Townsville (James Cook University)
  • 1971 Sydney (University of New South Wales)
  • 1972 Canberra (Australian National University)
  • 1973 Adelaide (Flinders University)
  • 1974 Hobart (University of Tasmania)
  • 1975 Wollongong (University of Wollongong)
  • 1977 Armidale (University of New England)
  • 1978 Townsville (James Cook University)
  • 1980 Newcastle (University of Newcastle)
  • 1981 Bathurst (Mitchell College of Advanced Education)
  • 1983 Melbourne (University of Melbourne)
  • 1984 Sydney (University of Sydney)
  • 1985 Brisbane (University of Queensland)
  • 1986 Perth (University of Western Australia)
  • 1987 Canberra (Australian Defence Force Academy)
  • 1989 Adelaide (Flinders University)
  • 1990 Armidale (University of New England)
  • 1992 Auckland (University of Auckland)
  • 1993 Melbourne (Monash University)
  • 1994 Townsville (James Cook University)
  • 1995 Newcastle (University of Newcastle)
  • 1997 Hobart (University of Tasmania)
  • 1998 Fremantle (Curtin University,UWA, Edith Cowan,The University of Notre Dame)
  • 1999 Sydney (University of Sydney, University of New South Wales, Macquarie University)
  • 2001 Dunedin (University of Otago)
  • 2002 Canberra (Australian National University, Australian Defence Force Academy)
  • 2004 Glenelg, Adelaide (University of Adelaide, Flinders University)
  • 2005 Armidale (University of New England)
  • 2006 Brisbane (in conjunction with the International Geographical Union Congress)
  • 2007 Melbourne (University of Melbourne, Monash University and RMIT University)
  • 2008 Hobart (University of Tasmania)
  • 2009 Cairns (James Cook University, School of Earth & Environmental Sciences, & the Australian Tropical Forest Institute)
  • 2010 Christchurch (University of Canterbury, joint New Zealand Geographical Society/IAG Conference)
  • 2011 Wollongong (University of Wollongong)
  • 2012 Sydney (Macquarie University)
  • 2013 Perth (UWA, Curtin University)
  • 2014 Melbourne (University of Melbourne, joint IAG/New Zealand Geographical Society Conference)
  • 2015 Canberra (Australian National University)
  • 2016 Glenelg, Adelaide (consortium of Flinders University, the Universities of Adelaide and South Australia, CSIRO and the Royal Geographical Society of South Australia)
  • 2017 Brisbane, Queensland (The University of Queensland with support from University of the Sunshine Coast, Griffith University, Queensland University of Technology (QUT), and Central Queensland University)
  • 2018 Auckland, School of Environment at the University of Auckland hosted the biennial, joint conference of the New Zealand Geographical Society and the Institute of Australian Geographers from 11-14 July, 2018

You can download the abstracts for the following Conferences:

IAG Conference Abstracts 2004 Glenelg
IAG Conference Abstracts 2005 Armidale
IAG Conference Abstracts 2007 Melbourne
IAG Conference Abstracts 2008 Hobart
IAG Conference Abstracts 2009 Cairns
NZGS/IAG Conference Abstracts 2010 Christchurch
IAG Conference Abstracts 2011 Wollongong
IAG Conference Program 2012 Macquarie
IAG Conference Abstracts and Index 2013 Perth
IAG Conference Program 2013 Perth
IAG Conference Program 2014 Melbourne
IAG Program and Book of Abstracts, Exploring Geographic Connections, 1-3 July 2015, Canberra
IAG 2016 Conference 29 June - 1 July 2016 Glenelg, Adelaide Conference Program - Frontiers of Geographical Knowledge
IAG 2016 Conference 29 June - 1 July 2016 Glenelg, Adelaide Conference Abstracts - Frontiers of Geographical Knowledge
NZGS and the IAG 2018 ‘Creative Conversations, Constructive Connections’ Conference Programme
NZGS and the IAG 2018 ‘Creative Conversations, Constructive Connections’ Conference Book of Abstracts, 11-14 July 2018, The University of Auckland