The University of New South Wales is hosting the Association for the Study of Australian Literature annual conference, 6-9 July 2016. This Association for the Study of Australian Literature promotes the study, discussion and creation of Australian writing. It also seeks to increase awareness of Australian writing in the wider community and throughout the world. ASAL holds conferences and maintains a directory of postgraduate research on this website.
Confirmed keynote speakers include Melissa Lucashenko, Lyn McCredden and Chadwick Allen. The conference will feature two panels of writers: a panel of local indigenous writers and a panel bringing writers from around the country.