REGISTRATION

Registration is open to all persons interested in children, youth and family welfare services. 

Registration for the ACWA 2018 Conference is now open! 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 acwa2018@arinex.com.au or via phone at +61 2 9265 0700. 

Registration Fees

Registration Type Early Bird Rate*
Available till 30 June 2018

Standard Rate
From 1 July 2018
until 16 August 2018

Onsite Rate
From 17 August 2018
Full (3 day) Registration A$899.00 A$989.00 A$1,049.00
Student Registration** A$640.00 A$640.00 A$640.00
Two Day Registration A$835.00 A$970.00 A$1,005.00
One Day Registration A$530.00 A$585.00 A$640.00

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* To be entitled to the early registration fee you must have registered and paid by 30 June 2018.
**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.

ACWA Program Books 2018

Hard copy program books will be available for delegates to purchase at $30 a book via your online registration. No additional books will be available for purchase during the Conference. The 2018 ACWA Conference Program and Additional Information will be available via a smartphone app, which is included in your registration fee.

Online Registration Form

Key Dates

Abstract Submission:
Open now

Abstract Submission Deadline:
20 April 2018

Author Notification: 
22 May 2018

Early Bird Deadline:
30 June 2018

Conference Dates:
20 – 22 August 2018

Registration Terms and Conditions

Full (3 days) Registration entitles delegates to:

  • All sessions including Masterclasses and Workshops
  • Exhibition entry
  • Conference materials including satchel, list of participants and an electronic final program (published papers/Conference documents) via a smartphone app.
  • Catering: Morning and afternoon teas, lunches
  • Note: social functions are not included i.e. Welcome Reception and Conference Dinner

Student Registration entitles delegates to:

  • All sessions including Masterclasses and Workshops
  • Exhibition entry
  • Conference materials including satchel, list of participants and an electronic final program (published papers/Conference documents) via a smartphone app.
  • Catering: Morning and afternoon teas, lunches
  • Note: social functions are not included i.e. Welcome Reception and Conference Dinner

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 to the registration form when you register. Without this, the full registration fee will be charged.

Day Registrants (One or Two) entitles delegates to:

  • All sessions including Masterclass and Workshops on the nominated day
  • Exhibition entry on the nominated day
  • Conference materials including satchel, list of participants and an electronic final program (published papers/Conference documents) via a smartphone app.
  • Catering: Morning and afternoon teas and lunch on the nominated day
  • Note: social functions are not included i.e. Welcome Reception and Conference Dinner

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.

Group Registration
The Group registration is offered when a single entity registers five (5) 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 5 June 2018 (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.

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.

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’.

Cheque / Money Order
All payments by cheque incur a $10 processing fee and will only be accepted up until Wednesday 11 July 2018. Please register and complete the online registration form prior to sending your cheque. Cheques are made payable to ACWA 2018. Your name and full address should be typed or printed clearly on the back of the cheque. Cheque payments from overseas must be a bank cheque in Australian Dollars drawn on an Australian Bank. No other currency will be accepted.

Cancellations must be notified in writing to the Conference Managers via email at acwa2018@arinex.com.au.

Registration Fees: 
Cancellations before 5 June 2018 will incur a A$150.00 cancellation fee.
Cancellations from 6 June 2018 to 19 July 2018 will incur a 50% cancellation fee.
Cancellations on or after 20 July 2018 will receive no refund.
Transfers of delegate names attending will be accepted

Accommodation: A minimum one night’s deposit must be paid at time of booking to guarantee reservation 
Deposit is non-refundable at 20 September 2018.

Social: Payments are non-refundable at 20 September 2018.

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