To maximise flexibility for delegates, the Melbourne and Sydney components of the Congress have separate registration fees.

 All prices are in AUD and include GST.

For accompanying persons (partners), the following options are available:

Additional Welcome Reception Tickets - $95 

Additional Conference Dinner Tickets - $120

Luxury Sydney Harbour Cruise including food, beverages and R&B soul band 'Brown Sugar'- EUR160

For tourist day tours available during the Congress, click here

Registration Entitlements

 Full Registration for Melbourne includes:

  • Attendance at all sessions during the Conference
  • Daily catering including morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea
  • Ticket to the Welcome Reception
  • Ticket to the Conference Dinner Function
  • Site tour of Melbourne Market (including breakfast) and Queen Victoria Market

Full registration for Sydney includes:

  • Site tour of Sydney Markets Haymarket and Flemington sites (including breakfast)
  • Luxury Sydney harbour cruise including food, beverages and R&B soul band 'Brown Sugar'

Payment options

Payment of registration fees must accompany all registrations.
No registration will be confirmed until payment is received.

Payment can be made via electronic funds transfer or credit card.


Cancellations must be made in writing to the conference secretariat. Cancellations received prior to 1 September 2017 will receive a full refund minus a $150 administration fee. Cancellations received after 1 September 2017 will not be refunded.
Substitute delegates will be accepted.


All best endeavours will be made to present the program as printed on this website. The Conference and its agents reserve the right to alter without prior notice, any of the arrangements, timetables, plans or other items relating to the meeting, for any cause beyond its reasonable control. The Organising Committee and the Conference Organisers are not liable for any loss or inconvenience caused as a result of such alteration. In the event of unforeseen circumstances, the Organising Committee and the Conference Organisers do not accept responsibility for loss of monies caused by delays. Participants are advised to take out personal travel insurance and to extend their policy to cover personal possessions. The Conference does not cover individuals against cancellations of bookings or theft or damage to belongings.