We thank the following organisations for their support of the 2024 Conference.


The University of New England

Celebrating our 70th year in 2024, the University of New England has pioneered teaching to external students by correspondence, making UNE Australia’s most experienced provider of distance and now online education. Our focus is on your future, providing you with a personal and flexible approach to learning. Whether you need a postgraduate qualification, or it’s your first time doing a degree, UNE offers a variety of entry pathways and study options across more than 140 courses and a wide range of disciplines, with the majority available for online study.

Now, more than ever, UNE’s experience as an online university can help you respond to disruption, new technology, changes at work, and new possibilities. Student’s choosing on campus study enjoy a truly regional education experience in the beautiful New England region of NSW at our Armidale campus, with access to unparalleled support, accommodation and sports facilities or at soon at our new campus in Tamworth opening in 2026. Our metro-based students can study on campus or online through our Sydney campus in the heart of Parramatta, one of Australia’s fastest growing economic regions. Online regional students have access to UNE’s study and support hubs in Taree and Tamworth as well as our network of regional study centres across New England and North West NSW communities. UNE is proud to partner with CUC and Taree Universities Campus to work together to increase accessibility and support for our students.


The University of Tasmania

The University of Tasmania is committed to improving educational attainment in Tasmania and providing accessible offerings for the state’s dispersed population. It offers shorter, more affordable qualifications to support work-ready graduates, especially from regional areas. Globally recognized, the University ranks second worldwide in the prestigious Times Higher Education Impact Rankings for 2024. Additionally, it holds the top position globally for climate action. Since 2016, the University has been certified carbon neutral.