REGISTRATION

Early bird registration is now open!

Registration is open to all persons interested in children, youth and family welfare services. All those intending to attend the Conference must complete a Registration Form. Please read the below registration information before you complete the Registration Form. Should you experience any difficulties please contact the Conference Managers via email at register.acwaconference@arinex.com.au or via phone at +61 2 9265 0700. 

Registration Fees

To check if your organisation is an ACWA member and entitled to member rates, click here and refer to page 66. 

If your organisation would like to become a member click here

Student Registration Fees

Note: A student is defined as a holder of a student identification card from a recognised tertiary or secondary educational institution or international student card. Students must be studying full time to qualify for the discounted rate – a copy of your student identification card must be uploaded when you register for the Conference. Without this, the full registration fee will be charged.

Day Registration Fees

Registration Terms and Conditions

Registration Type Early Bird Rate*
Available until 12 August 2020

Standard Rate
From 13 August 2020

Onsite Rate
From 3 November 2020
Full (3 day) A$1,100.00 A$1,250.00 A$1,400.00
Full (3 day) inc. dinner A$1,260 A$1,410 NA
Member** (3 day) A$990.00 A$1,150.00 A$1,250.00
Member** (3 day) inc. dinner A$1,150.00 A$1,310.00 NA
Student*** A$640.00 A$670.00 A$720.00
Student*** inc. dinner A$800.00 A$830.00 NA
Two Day  A$970.00 A$1090.00 A$1210.00
Two Day – Member** A$890.00 A$1,010.00 A$1,090.00
One Day A$600.00 A$640.00 A$680.00
One Day – Member** A$560.00 A$600.00 A$640.00

To view the current foreign exchange rates, please visit www.x-rates.com

*To be entitled to the early registration fee you must have registered and paid by 12 August 2020.

** To be eligible for member rates, your organisation must be an ACWA Member. To check if your organisation is a member, click here and refer to page 66.

If your organisation is interested in becoming a member click here

***A student is defined as a holder of a student identification card from a recognised tertiary or secondary educational institution or international student card. Students must be studying full time to qualify for the discounted rate – a copy of your student identification card must be uploaded when you register for the Conference. Without this, the full registration fee will be charged.

Registration confirmation
Your completed registration and successful payment will be acknowledged via email with confirmation of your requirements according to your registration form.

Name badge
Each registrant of the Conference will receive a name badge upon registration onsite. The badge will be your official pass and must be clearly visible at all times to obtain entry to all sessions, exhibition and to social functions. The Conference Managers expect appropriate behaviour from attendees and reserve the right to revoke the badge and privileges of anyone behaving in an inappropriate manner.

Private Touring, Private Functions, Hospitality Arrangements
Should you have any specialised group requirements for private touring, private function, transportation or hospitality services other than those organised for the official program, please contact the Conference Manager who would be pleased to assist with arrangements.

It is requested that you advise the Conference Managers of any private /corporate functions that might be planned outside of the official program.

Group Registration
The Group registration is offered when a single entity registers three (3) or more individuals. To register a group, please click here to go to the group registration form

To be eligible for the early bird registration fees, registration and payment of the group must be completed by 12 August 2020 (AEST), event without the full list of registrant names.Should this deadline not be met, the difference between early and standard registration fees will apply and must be paid in order to process the group registration.

Credit Card
Please use our secure booking form on this website to register and book your registration and accommodation in ‘real time’. Accepted credit cards include MasterCard, Visa and American Express. Please note all transactions by credit card will appear on your statement as payment to ‘Conference by Arinex Pty Ltd’.

Acknowledgements
Your registration and payment will be acknowledged via email with confirmation of your requirements according to your registration form. Your registration will not be processed or confirmed if payment does not accompany your form.

Cancellations must be notified in writing to the Conference Managers

Note: there will be a A$150.00 administration fee charged for refunds on duplicate registration payments and/or name changes.

Registration Fees: 
Cancellations before 17 August 2020 will incur a A$150.00 cancellation fee.
Cancellations from 17 August 2020 to 29 September 2020 will incur a 50% cancellation fee.
Cancellations on or after 30 September will receive no refund.
Transfers of delegate names attending will be accepted

Social: Payments are non-refundable at 30 September 2020. 

The program is correct at the time of publishing. The organisers reserve the right to delete, modify or alter items from the program or to delete, modify or alter any aspect of the Conference timetabling and delivery at their sole discretion and without notice. Neither the host organisation(s) nor the Conference Managers will accept any liability for any loss or inconvenience caused to any party consequent to such changes.

The Conference Managers reserve the right to use any recordings whether audio or video and/or any photographs taken at any stage during the Conference for promotional, advertising or reporting of the Conference and/or its content at their sole discretion.

Australia operates under the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth), as amended, and the Privacy Amendment (Notifiable Data Breaches), 2017.  The objective of these is to protect the right of the individual to privacy of their information.

Europe operates under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) (Regulation (EU) 2016/679), a regulation in EU law on data protection and privacy for all individuals within the European Union. The GDPR aims primarily to give protection to citizens over their personal data.  The legislation was adopted on 27 April 2016.

The Conference Managers comply with these legislations and are committed to protect the right of the individual to privacy of their information.

Arinex will not sell your personal information to third parties.  If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please email us and we will promptly correct the information.  You may also withdraw your consent for use of your information by advice to us in writing.

 Why do we wish you to provide your information?

We require your information to facilitate provision of information to you regarding the Conference and to facilitate your participation in the Conference.  Information collected in respect of your proposed participation in any aspect of the Conference will be used for the purposes listed below.  You can give or withhold your consent for each or all of these uses.  Please indicate your preferences when completing your registration form but please note that we will be unable to forward any information relating to the Conference or to communicate with you regarding your registration if you select ‘no’ to point 1.

What we will do with your information?

  1. Planning and conduct of the Conference including arrangements for your participation (e.g. accommodation booking);
  2. In the Delegate List published for the Conference;
  3. May also be provided to organisers of future occurrences of this Conference;
  4. May be used to provide you with information of other relevant events in your area of interest.

Important Notes:

  • The parties who will have access to your information (subject to your preference selections on above points) are the Conference Managers, the Conference host organisation (points 1 and point 4), delegates, sponsors and exhibitors of the Conference (point 2) and any future organisers of the Conference (point 3).

The parties mentioned above will rely on your above consent indications for the purposes of compliance.

  • You may withdraw your granular consent at any time by notice in writing to the Conference Managers.
  • You are entitled to access the information held by written application to the Conference Managers.

For further information please see our detailed corporate Privacy Statement at link

Registration fees do not include insurance. It is strongly recommended that at the time you register for the event and book your travel you take out an insurance policy of your choice. The policy should include:

  • Loss of fees/deposit through cancellation of your participation in the event or through the cancellation of the event,
  • Loss of international/domestic air fares through cancellation for any reason,
  • Loss of tour monies through cancellation for any reason including airline or related services strikes within Australia,
  • Failure to utilise tours or pre booked arrangements due to airline delay,
  • Force Majeure or any other reason,
  • Medical expenses (including sickness and accident cover),
  • Loss or damage to personal property,
  • Additional expenses and repatriation should travel arrangements have to be altered,
  • Medical expenses.

The Conference Managers cannot take any responsibility for any participant failing to arrange their own insurance. This insurance is to be purchased in your country of origin.

The Organiser and Host/s of the ACWA 2020 Conference (the “Event”) reserve the right to remove from the venue/Event at any time any attendee deemed to be causing, or potentially causing, a disturbance or exhibiting disruptive or inappropriate behaviour.  Such removal does not constitute a right to refund of any fees paid.  Please view the Code of Conduct here which all attendees are expected to comply with.

Online Registration Form