Social Functions

Welcome Drinks

Welcome drinks will be in the Old Treasury Building, one of first public buildings in Melbourne, with vaults that stored the gold from the Gold Rush of the 1850s. This is a two minute walk from the Sofitel Hotel. NB: Included in registration

Gala Dinner

Delegates will be taken by coach from the Sofitel to the Melbourne Museum. This modern building sits adjacent to the Royal Exhibition Buildings. Pre dinner drinks will be served in the Melbourne Gallery followed by a three course meal in the indigenous peoples’ Birrarung Gallery, a boomerang shaped space dedicated to Victoria’s indigenous people. NB: Tickets can be purchased during the registration process

Farewell Drinks

At the end of the conference you will have the opportunity to reflect on your time in Melbourne with colleagues in the Tea Rooms of Siglo Bar, located in the theatre district. Complete with dark wood panelling and impressive high ceilings, the Tea Room is immersed in one of Melbourne’s most Iconic buildings, but enjoys the most modern food and service. NB: Included in registration