Frequently asked questions

Who can attend?

Q: Can my spouse/partner or a friend attend?
A: Yes, absolutely! You are welcome to invite friends, family and co-workers along to the conference, including all social functions. They will simply need to register their attendance, pay the registration fee, and RSVP their attendance to the social activities. Tickets are available to attend the social functions only, however the field trips are only available for delegates with a conference registration. 



Q: I only plan on attending one day of the conference.. Can I pay for one day only?

A: Yes, simply purchase a day registration. You can purchase a day registration for up to two event days.


Q: Several of my colleagues and I are registering for the conference. Is there a special group rate?

A: No, only an individual registration is available.

Accommodation and getting around

Q: Do I need to book my own hotel room?

A: Yes. We have negotiated special rates with our partner property Travelodge Newcastle which is just 3 minutes walk from NEX the conference venue. You can make a reservation at at this property when registering. for the conference.  See the venue & accommodation page for more details.

Q: What tourist attractions are available in Newcastle?

A: For local advice on what to see and do in Newcastle during your visit, please visit the local tourist information centre website.

If you have a question that is not answered above, please contact our conference organisers by email:

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Contact Us: 

02 4905 0632