The Applied Linguistics Association of Australia (ALAA) is the national professional organisation for applied linguistics in Australia. We welcome academics, teachers, researchers, students and members of the wider community to join us and become part of an active community interested in questions, issues and problems that can be understood and addressed through a focus on language in our world.

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Advocacy and engagement

ALAA has a long record of advocating on behalf of members and providing evidence-based advice and expertise on a range of language/s related issues and real-world problems and debates.

ALAA members regularly conduct research projects, consultancies and professional learning for groups and organisations, including government agencies, business, community organisations and other professional associations.

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Welcome to ALANZ-ALAA-ALTAANZ 2022 Conference

ALANZ-ALAA-ALTAANZ 2022 Conference will be held at Rutherford House in central Wellington City, New Zealand

Dates: 25-27 November, 2022

We will be bringing an exciting programme of applied linguists from New Zealand, Australia, the Asia-Pacific region, and (we hope) the rest of the world, here in what’s been christened the coolest little capital city in the world. Explore the website, register early, and start making plans to join us in November 2022.

Prof John Macalister, Convenor

This year's theme: Applied linguistics in the Asia-Pacific region 

Website: https://www.alanz2021.co.nz/

Call for Papers Opening Soon! 

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The Australian Review of Applied Linguistics (ARAL) is the journal of the Applied Linguistics Association of Australia (ALAA). The aim of the journal is to present research in a wide range of areas.

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