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Reference group

The reference team involved a range of expert researchers and practitioners, as well as representatives of key national association bodies around Australia including the Australian Council of Deans in Education (ACDE), the Australian Teacher Education Association (ATEA) and the Rural Education Forum Association (REFA). The Reference Group acted as a consultative forum and an advisory group in relation to the development, accessibility and usability of the resources.

We thanks to the following people for their contribution to this project.

Professor Jo Anne Reid (Charles Sturt University)

Ms Jan Page (Charles Sturt University)

Professor Diane Mayer (Deakin University)

Dr Pauline Taylor (James Cook University)

Mr Gary Allen (Rural Education Forum Australia, Chair)

Ms Shirley Gregory (Rural School Principal)

Associate Professor Maxine Cooper (University of Ballarat)

Ms Shirley Richards (University of the Sunshine Coast)

Dr Elaine Sharplin (University of Western Australia)


We would like to acknowledge the technical support provided by Deakin University specifically:

Ms Margaret Ryan - Web Communications Officer (Marketing Division)

Mr Steve Newnham - Sound and Vision Developer (Knowledge Media Division)

Ms Susan Clarke - Copyright Officer (Knowledge Media Division)


We also acknowledge the technical and creative support provided by Ad Capital Advertising.

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