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Rural Issues Symposium
Rural Issues Symposium – The future of rural sociology in Australia, 2019
La Trobe, Bendigo
The Rural Issues thematic group of TASA is pleased to host this symposium, ‘the future of rural sociology in Australia’ taking place at the La Trobe campus in Bendigo, Victoria on Friday the 28th of June. It will include keynote presentations from Professor Barbara Pini, Griffith University and Professor Robyn Eversole, Deputy Director of the Centre for Social Impact at Swinburne University of Technology. In recognition of the unique social experiences of rural, remote, and regional residents, the symposium aims to bring together students, researchers, applied sociologists, community and social services professionals and academics engaging with a range of issues pertinent to rural, remote and regional Australia. It is hoped that this symposium will facilitate in-depth dialogue between attendees and provide opportunities to identify and engage with potential collaborators from a range of backgrounds and with different expertise.