16th Biennial Australian and New Zealand Third Sector Research Conference

Partnerships for Stronger Communities


We are excited to share an update regarding the upcoming ANZTSR Conference to be held at Western Sydney University from the 20th to 22nd of November 2024.

The conference schedule is as follows:

  • PhD Colloquium: Wednesday 20th November (afternoon)
  • Main Conference: 21st and 22nd November

Additionally, we have scheduled the conference dinner for Wednesday 20th November from 6:30 to 8:30pm. This will be a wonderful opportunity for networking and camaraderie among our members.


Dates: Wednesday 20th November to Friday 22nd November 2024

Venue: Western Sydney University (Parramatta City Campus) 169 Macquarie St, Parramatta NSW 2150

Conference Themes: 

  • Government and third sector partnerships
  • Business and third sector partnerships
  • Research partnerships & praxis
  • Partnerships in the human services sector
  • Organisational perspectives on partnerships
  • Philanthropic partnerships
  • Robust partnerships: advocacy
  • The role of volunteering in building communities
  • Law, regulation & collaborative relationships
  • Religious perspectives
  • Financial reporting
  • Partnership successes and challenges for third sector organisations
  • Possible futures and national strategic for stronger communities


Call for Abstracts

We are calling for abstracts relating to the conference themes or even beyond the conference themes to all aspects of the third sector and nonprofit organisations.

Abstract Guidelines: 

  • 400 words
  • On a topic that can be developed into a paper supporting a 20-minute presentation plus 10 minutes of questions


Key Dates: 

Due Date for Call for Abstracts – 1st July 2024

Decisions on abstracts will be notified by – 5th August 2024

Paper submission of accepted abstract – 1st October 2024


Submission Link


Contact anztsrconference@gmail.com for any queries.