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The Australia New Zealand Regional Science Association International Inc (ANZRSAI) is part of an international association concerned with all the aspects of regional analysis and development.

The Association began with academic origins but has expanded over time to include policy advisers and practitioners who implement regional policies and projects.

ANZRSAI hosts an annual conference on some topic of regional science, publishes a refereed academic journal (Australasian Journal of Regional Studies), distributes a regular newsletter (Sustaining Regions), and provides members with information and access to international and national networks relevant for regional studies.

Members of ANZRSAI are automatically members of our international association, the Regional Science Association International. Members receive the newsletter by email and have immediate access to each issue of the Australasian Journal of Regional Studies as it appears.

Participants in our annual conference receive complimentary membership for the following year; others are invited to join ANZRSAI through this website.

2019 Annual Conference

The 43rd annual conference of ANZRSAI was hosted by the School of Business and Law, CQUniversity Australia. The venue is the CQUniversity Cairns Campus. The dates were 4-6 December 2019. The Conference Program is available here.

Awards for Best Conference Papers

At the conference, ANZRSAI presented an Award for the Best Conference Paper and an Award for the Best Conference Paper by a Student. These Awards were sponsored by the Bureau of Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Economics. There is a small cash grant given to the winners. There are strict deadlines for submitting an abstract and the full paper to be eligible for these Awards. Details can be downloaded for the Best Conference Paper Award and for the Best Conference Paper by a Student Award

Australasian Journal of Regional Studies, the ANZRSAI Journal

The latest issue of our journal, Volume 27(1), is available to current members through the publications tab above. 

Sustaining Regions, the Newsletter of ANZRSAI

The latest issue of our expanded newsletter, Volume 11 Number 1, was posted on this website in April 2021. Earlier issues of Sustaining Regions, the newsletter of ANZRSAI are also available.

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