ACGR coordinates regular meetings of graduate research leaders across Australian and New Zealand. These online and in-person forums are practical, stimulating and forward thinking. As well as sharing important operational practices and strategies amongst members, ACGR also creates opportunities for exchange and engagement among national and international experts.

Future Meetings

Meeting 2, 2023

Registrations open for ACGR November National Meeting

Our second national meeting for 2023 will be held online via Zoom on November 13 and 14. With a focus sharing important operational practices and strategies amongst members, we will also take the opportunity to discuss where we are as a graduate research community and how we look to the future post Accord.

The program will commence at 11 am AEST on 13 November and conclude by 3.30 pm AEST on 14 November.

Sessions will include:

Post ACOLA, Post COVID and Post Accord: where are we now?

  • Considering the challenges for the research training sector post COVID and a year of Accord discussions what have we learned and what are the key challenges and opportunities ahead.

Indigenous HDR , approaches to

  • Growing Indigenous HDR enrolments
  • Ensuring suitable support for Indigenous candidates
  • Developing the Indigenous HDR Candidate pipeline

HDR coursework models

  • Models and options for delivering HDR coursework

Diversity and access in graduate research

  • How is ‘access’ defined in HDR
  • Candidate experiences and perspectives

Institutional approaches to addressing AI and developing AI policies

Speakers and details will be announced as they are confirmed and the full program will be released in mid-September

Registrations are free for primary representatives of each full member organisation and just $150 + GST for additional delegates and all associate members. A limit of three places are available for each full member institution and two for affiliate and associate members. Please register now via Evenbrite.


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Past Meetings and Papers

April 2023Level 9, Peter Shergold Building, WSU Parramatta City Campus, 169 Macquarie Street ParramattaWestern Sydney University
November 2022SuperFloor, Kambri Conference Centre, ANUAustralian National University
September 2022Online
April 2022OnlineACGR
November 2021OnlineACGR
April 2021OnlineACGR
November 2016PerthThe University of Western Australia
November 2020OnlineACGR
November 2019Innovation CampusUniversity of Wollongong
May 2019BrisbaneGriffith University
November 2018MelbourneDeakin University
April 2018AdelaideACGR Inc
November 2017Ho Chi Minh City, VietnamRMIT Vietnam
April 2017CairnsJames Cook University
April 2016AdelaideACGR Inc
November 2015CanberraUniversity of Canberra
April 2015SydneyUNSW Australia
Nov 2014 Melbourne RMIT University
May 2014 Adelaide UNSW Australia
Nov 2013 Hobart University of Tasmania
May 2013 The University of Queensland, Brisbane The University of Queensland
Nov 2012 Victoria University, Melbourne The University of Queensland Victoria University
Apr 2012 Stamford Grand Hotel, Glenelg The University of Queensland
Nov 2011 Dunedin, New Zealand University of Otago
May 2011 Perth Edith Cowan University
Nov 2010 Parramatta University of Western Sydney
Apr 2010 Stamford Grand Hotel, Glenelg University of Adelaide
Nov 2009 Tweed Heads Southern Cross University
Apr 2009 Melbourne The University of Melbourne
Nov 2008 Sydney University of New South Wales
Apr 2008 Stamford Grand Hotel, Glenelg University of Adelaide
Nov 2007 Auckland University of Auckland
Jun 2007 Rydges Tradewinds, Cairns James Cook University
Nov 2006 Hobart University of Tasmania
Apr 2006 Stamford Grand Hotel, Glenelg University of South Australia
Oct 2005 Perth University of Western Australia
May 2005 Rydges Southbank, Brisbane Griffith University
Oct 2004 Sydney University of Sydney
Apr 2004 Stamford Grand Hotel, Glenelg James Cook University
Nov 2003 Canberra University of Canberra
May 2003 Darwin Northern Territory University
Nov 2002 Melbourne Deakin University
Apr 2002 Adelaide The University of Queensland
Oct 2001 Canberra Australian National University
May 2001 Fremantle Edith Cowan University
Nov 1900 Hobart University of Tasmania
Apr 1900 Adelaide University of Southern Australia
Nov 1999 Canberra University of Canberra
Apr 1999 Melbourne University of Melbourne
Nov 1998 Camperdown University of Sydney
Apr 1998 Adelaide Adelaide University
Oct 1997 Mt Eliza Monash University
Apr 1997 Canberra Australian National University
Oct 1996 Brisbane The University of Queensland
Apr 1996 Adelaide Adelaide University
Nov 1995 Coogee University of New South Wales