AGTA Conference 2022: Sponsorship

The conference organisers thank all the companies and organisations who have provided sponsorship for various components of the conference.


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Program Stream Sponsor

MobileMuster is the product stewardship program of the mobile phone industry and is accredited by the federal government. It has developed the Mobile Connections teaching and learning resource for the Geographies of Interconnections content area. It covers personal connections, travel, trade, production and consumption all through the lens of a mobile phone. Through geographical inquiry, students will develop deep knowledge of our mobile connections and the resulting impact on places. They will explore how mobile technology can be sustainable and take action within their community.
Teachers can access the free Mobile Connections Curriculum Guide, professional learning and student research on the MobileMuster website.


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Program Stream Sponsor

The Australian Institute for Disaster Resilience (AIDR) is the National Institute for disaster risk reduction and resilience. We collaborate across sectors to strengthen the resilience of Australian communities to disasters.
AIDR creates, grows, and supports a range of networks; provides opportunities for learning, development, and innovation; shares knowledge and resources to enable informed decision making and action; and facilitates thought leadership through national conversations.
AIDR contributes to a more disaster resilient Australia through four key influencing strategies that encapsulate AIDR’s work: 
Actively supporting, growing and sustaining a range of networks across sectors and jurisdictions.
Enabling those with a role in disaster risk reduction and resilience to come together to learn, develop and innovate.
Collecting, developing, curating and sharing knowledge to educate and promote good practice in disaster risk reduction and resilience.
Providing a central focus point for national thought leadership on disaster risk reduction and resilience.



Field trip and merchandise sponsor

As a university, we’re dedicated to providing every student with a hands-on education and an unforgettable adventure. From our vibrant cities to the stillness of our World Heritage-listed wilderness, our island is a place of contrasts – and we embrace its character in everything we do.


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Field Trip Sponsor

Primary Industries Education Foundation Australia (PIEFA) is a national not for profit company, that strives to assist young Australians to know more about where their food and fibre comes from and about the vast range of careers in agriculture.
PIEFA facilitates, coordinates and promotes food and fibre education initiatives to teachers, schools and the broader community. Through this engage Australian schools in education of food and fibre production and primary industries careers.
PIEFA Educational Services
Career Harvest
Farmer Time
Primezone Academy
STEM Teacher PD sessions
Knowing and Growing


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Conference Dinner Sponsor

The Geography Teachers’ Association of New South Wales (GTA NSW) is a not-for-profit, incorporated body that represents the professional interests of Geography teachers in NSW and Geographical education more generally.
The Association is active in representing the interests of geography teachers in areas of public concern, by investigating and making recommendations to appropriate authorities on educational policies and other matters of State and National interest in which geography teachers have concern. The GTANSW disseminates material from ACARA and NESA to its members.
The Association organises conferences for geography teachers, designed to assist teachers implement changes in Geography Syllabuses and to provide teachers with an opportunity to refresh their professional teaching by sharing ideas for classroom and fieldwork activities and hearing about current developments in geographical education.


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Social Function Sponsor

Self-sustaining landscapes are essential to our planet. As landscape architects, we act to protect and sustain these landscapes, taking a thoughtful approach to their change. We resolve to restore damaged landscapes to health. We recognise each landscape is best cared for by the community as a whole. We work to reveal the value of each landscape to all people so that they can work in its best interests. We work together with the community and other professionals to reach the best outcomes for each place.


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Conference Sponsor and lanyard sponsor

Education Perfect is a digital ecosystem designed to magnify the value of a teacher in the classroom, and empower students through an engaging and personalised learning experience. EP has over 35,000 curriculum-aligned lessons across Languages, Maths, English, Science and Humanities designed by teachers and written by our in-house experts. Our Geography content contains over 1,000 lessons and assessments aligned to Years 7 to 10 Australian Curriculum, all of which can be fully customised by teachers. The platform provides a truly differentiated and engaging learning experience for students while providing teachers with data insights and evidence to support their practice. Education Perfect is currently used by over 1.2 million students in over 4,000 schools.


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Conference Sponsor

Planners shape the world and communities in which we live and interact.
At the Planning Institute of Australia (PIA) we believe that good planning has the power to improve people’s lives. We live this by advocating for good planning to decision makers and demonstrating how planning can achieve a positive difference to people’s lives and their communities.
PIA nurtures and supports the development of high-quality planning professionals through education and comprehensive professional development so that they can deliver good planning outcomes. PIA is the national voice for planning and the planning profession with over 5,400 members nationally.


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Conference Sponsor

At Contour Education we live and breathe geography and we know the importance of geographical thinking; it protects our ecosystems, shapes the places in which we live and builds our world. 
Established in 2008, Contour Education is at the forefront of geographical education in Australia with a wealth of experience implementing geospatial programs in Australian schools.
For more than two decades we have recognised the significance of geospatial and digital technologies to geographical education, through classroom teaching, working with educators and advocating for these wonderful tools.


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Name badge sponsor

Founded in 1954, Jacaranda is the Australian School Division of Wiley, a leading global learning company. We develop and deliver inspirational digital learning solutions and education resources to secondary schools in Australia because we are deeply committed to the ideal that education brings life-changing benefits to all students.


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Satchel Sponsor

The Geography Teachers' Association of Queensland Inc. (GTAQ) is the professional organisation representing Geography teachers in Queensland.
Objectives of GTAQ
To improve the knowledge and skills of teachers of Geography through early childhood to post-compulsory education. 
To develop support materials that promote Geography teaching and learning. 
To ensure Geography plays an integral role in the development of students' learning in the Humanities and Social Sciences (HaSS). 
To ensure the importance of Geography teaching and learning is recognised in current and future educational initiatives such as civics and citizenship education (CCE) and vocational education and training.


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