The Conference will be hosted in hybrid format in Hobart from 4 – 8 July 2022. It will be possible to participate in the conference online or in person.

The Conference dinner will be held at 6.30 pm, Thursday 7 July at Tavern 42o  South, Elizabeth Street Pier, Franklin Wharf, Hobart (the cost of the conference dinner is not included in the Registration).

All presenters are expected to be current members of the Association for the Study of Australian Literature (ASAL). If you are not currently a member, or you need to renew your membership then you can do so here.

For further enquires please email Registration Enquires.

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*Please note that Early Bird pricing ends on 30 April.

Getting there

You can fly to Hobart Airport direct from any major Australian city.

Conference Location and Where to stay

The registration desk is in the “University Centre” reception area, outside the Stanley Burbury Theatre. Hobart has a range of accommodation options, including hotels and Airbnb. The conference will be held at UTAS’s Sandy Bay campus, so attendees may want to stay in surrounding suburbs.


For interstate and international presenters and attendees, please note that there are currently no no entry requirements in place for any travellers to Tasmania arriving by air or sea (other than cruise ships). However, please consult the Tasmanian Government’s Coming to Tasmania webpage for updates on the situation in Tasmania. While there are no restrictions for travelling to Tasmania, please be aware that presently all visitors to campuses of the University of Tasmania must be fully vaccinated or have an exemption and wear a mask. Please consult the UTAS Safety Plan for Visitors for further information.

We acknowledge the palawa/pakana and Gadigal people, the traditional custodians of the land upon which we live and work. We honour their enduring culture and knowledges as vital to the self-determination, wellbeing and resilience of their communities, and to shaping a just, inclusive and equitable Australian society.