ACCC2017 - Call for Papers

The 2nd National Advancing Community Cohesion Conference will bring over 250 Australian and international participants to explore the challenges confronting community cohesion and resilience, and ways to more effectively address them.  Conference speakers will include government ministers and senior public servants, academics, scholars and researchers, as well as leaders and other representatives from civil society and non-government organisations, and from the private sector.

The Conference is calling for abstracts of papers for presentation at the conference.  

Papers will cover one or more of the Conference themes and help to inform the ongoing work of participants and contribute to policies and strategies at national, state and local levels.


  1. Abstracts must submitted on-line by Friday, 1 September 2017.
  2. Abstracts will be assessed on the basis of the proposed papers’ relevance to the Conference objectives, their merit, and their timeliness with regard to the current global and national contexts.
  3. Authors of accepted abstracts will be notified by email by Friday, 22 September 2017.  
  4. If accepted, full papers must be submitted online by Monday, 16 October 2017.

Other instructions will be included in the acceptance email.

Please note:  If your paper is accepted for presentation, AT LEAST ONE named author must register and pay to attend the Conference by 5.00pm AEST on Sunday, 1 October 2017, or the paper will be removed from the Conference program.  Early bird registration fee also expires on Sunday, 1 October 2017.

Please submit any questions regarding this call for abstracts to Dr Sev Ozdowski, Conference Convenor and Director, Office of Equity and Diversity, Western Sydney University at

For technical assistance with the online submission process, please contact Craig Hassell, Conference Manager, Conference Online at


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