Australian Languages Workshop 2019

The 18th annual Australian Languages Workshop for 2019 (ALW2019) will be hosted by the Research Unit for Indigenous Language at the University of Melbourne. The workshop will be at Camp Marysville (Marysville, Victoria), on March 15th to March 17th 2019.

Registration is now closed.



ALW2019 will start at 3:30pm on Friday 15th  March. We ask participants to arrive at Camp Marysville at 3pm on Friday to allow for room allocation and settling in. Dinner on Friday will be served at Camp Marysville after the presentation session. Timely arrival at Camp Marysville requires a departure from Melbourne University at approx. 1pm, and a departure from Melbourne Airport at approx. 12:40pm. The registration page has options for offering/requesting lifts: please let us know as much detail as possible here. We will need to vacate Camp Marysville by 3:30pm Sunday17th March.

Location of ALW19

Camp Marysville is approximately a 90 minute drive from the University of Melbourne and 90mins from Melbourne airport (traffic dependent: in peak hour it can take 2-2.5hrs), north of the Yarra Ranges National Park. A short 2km drive out of town itself, Camp Marysville boasts both natural bush surrounds and acres of lawn, bordered by the Marysville State Forest and rolling farmland. Accommodation will be in shared cabins, with a maximum of 4-5 people per cabin (generally 2 per room, no bulk beds). Some single-occupant rooms are available (first in best dressed) for an extra cost. Each cabin has a bathroom, central area, 2-3 bedrooms and reverse cycle heating/aircon. Linen is available to hire at $40 for the weekend. Camp Marysville also has a self-contained cabins which can be hired by two or four people directly form the venue. Those people not taking advantage of the accommodation via registration with us are asked to register and pay for catering/venue hire for the weekend.

Take a virtual tour:

This shows the inside of all areas at Camp Marysville. Also can be accessed via link from website. We will have access to the Activity Centre, Dining Hall (location of talks and all meals), as well as a selection of cabins (locations are contingent on numbers).

PLEASE NOTE: as this is predominantly a school camp, it is a *nut free zone*. Camp Marysville request that all guests refrain from bringing anything nutty with them over the weekend (this includes your own private nut snack stash!).