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Registration fee

  • $150 full price
  • $50 student concession

Registration fee includes refreshments, lunches and a conference dinner on the evening of 15th February (GST incl).

*Please note that only members of the Organising Committee and invited speakers are eligible to attend the conference free of charge as a part of their role in the Conference Contribution Committee. All other registrants should select either the full price or student concession fee as applicable.

Please contact us directly by email at or +613 9035 4836 if you have any queries.

  • Cancellation and Substitution Policy

    All cancellation requests must be made in writing to the Conference Coordinator at the Melbourne School of Government. Cancellations received on or prior to Friday 2 February 2018 will receive a full refund.

    Cancellations received from Saturday 3 February 2018 will incur a $50 administration fee.

    Delegates who find themselves unable to attend the conference after submitting a registration form are most welcome to nominate a substitute. Your registration may be transferred to another name at no cost prior to 4.00pm, Tuesday 12 February 2018. Substitutions after this date or on the days of the conference will not be allowed except at the discretion of the Conference Coordinator.

  • Acknowledgement of Registration

    Your registration and payment will be acknowledged via email with confirmation of your requirements according to your registration form. Your letter of acknowledgment will include any further advice necessary prior to your arrival at the conference and this website will be updated regularly in the lead up to the conference.

    Further information may be sent out by email prior to the conference, especially if there have been major changes to the program or venue. At the conference you will receive the final program and a list of delegates.

  • Special Requirements

    Every effort will be made to ensure that people with special requirements are catered for. Should you require any specific assistance, catering or arrangements to be made on your behalf, please include a notation on your registration form under the section "Special Requirements".

  • Photography and Filming

    Please note that the University may record aspects of the conference, using audio recording, photography and film.

  • Conference Catering and Dietary Requirements

    Morning tea, afternoon tea and lunch will be served each day of the conference with vegetarian options included. Lunch will be catered and will provide attendees with the opportunity to network and build relationships.

    We are happy to provide special catering. Catering will be provided for you in a specially marked section if you have indicated special dietary requirements other than vegetarian on your registration form. Please make yourself known to either catering or conference staff.

  • Conference Dinner

    The Conference Dinner will be held at a venue TO BE CONFIRMED and is included in the registration.

    The dinner will include a two-course meal, drinks and speaker.

    Please let us know if you have any special dietary requirements for the dinner.

  • Registration Desk

    Registration for the conference will take place on Thursday 15 February from 9.30am to 9.55am. Coffee and tea will be available.

  • Name Tags

    Delegates will be issued with name tags upon registration. Name tags must be clearly visible at all times during the conference. If you misplace your name tag, please advise the conference staff who will provide you with another. Please be aware that if you are not wearing a name tag, you may be denied entry to conference sessions.

  • Privacy

    The information collected in the registration form or on the online registration is being collected by the Melbourne School of Government. You can contact us on +61 3 9035 4444 or

    The information collected is for your registration for this event.

    On registering for this conference, relevant details will be incorporated into a delegate list for the benefit of all delegates (name, job title, organisation and email).

    The information on the registration form is being collected by The University of Melbourne in order to register you for the event/program listed above, and to contact you regarding this event. If you wish to contact us regarding the collection and usage of this information, you can reach us using the contact information listed on the main event/program page.

    The University of Melbourne may also use this information to contact you regarding similar events in future, or for relevant solicitation purposes. The information will be used by authorised staff for the purpose for which it was collected, and will be protected against unauthorised access and use. Your information will not be disclosed to any third parties, with the exception of the delegates list.

    You may access any personal information you have provided to the University by contacting 13 63 52. The University of Melbourne is committed to protecting personal information provided by you in accordance with the Privacy and Data Protection Act 2014 (Vic). All information collected by the University is governed by the University’s Privacy Policy. For further information about how the University deals with personal information, please refer to the University’s Privacy Policy or contact the University’s Privacy Officer at