Online registration for the Developing Northern Australia Conference is now closed.  Those wishing to register can do so at the conference registration desk from 8.00am Monday 19th June 2017.

Registration Type Early Bird
On/Before 12 May 2017
From 13 May 2017
Full Registration Member* $790.00 $910.00
Full Registration Non Member $890.00 $1010.00
Full Registration Speaker $690.00 $810.00
Concession Registration $590.00 $710.00
Day Registration $500.00 $620.00
Additional Welcome Reception Ticket $ 70.00
Optional Tours   $95.00

* Members of the following receive member registration rates:

  • Association for Sustainability in Business
  • Australian Institute of Management
  • Australian Local Government Association
  • Cairns Chamber of Commerce
  • Kimberley Pilbara Cattlemen’s Association
  • Local Government Association of Queensland Ltd
  • Local Government Association of the Northern Australia
  • Local Government NSW
  • North Queensland Local Government Association
  • Planning Institute of Australia
  • Planning Institute of Australia Northern Territory
  • Planning Institute of Australia Queensland
  • Planning Institute of Australia Western Australia
  • Regional Development Australia
  • Rural Doctors Association
  • The Institute of Australian Geographers

Full Registration
Full registration will include all conference sessions and keynotes, morning teas, lunches, afternoon teas, welcome function, conference materials including handbook and the on-line book of abstracts. It also includes access to the book of proceedings and presenter podcasts, post conference.

Day Only Registration Rate
Day Only Registration will include conference sessions, morning tea, lunch, afternoon tea for nominated day, conference materials including handbook and on-line book of abstracts and access to the book of proceedings and Presenter podcasts post conference.  The conference social function is not included. Tickets can be purchased on the registration form.

Early Bird Registration – Delegates must have registered and paid by 12 May 2017 to be eligible for the early bird registration. Payment not received by 13 May 2017 will revert to the standard rate.

Concession Registration – Concession registration is available for full time students and unwaged persons. A discount will be applied to the full registration only (not including the presenter and day rate).


Optional Tours are being held on Wednesday 21 June | Cost $95.00 per tour. Click here for more information.


Once registration is received a confirmation email and tax invoice will be issued. All accounts must be paid in full 30 days from the invoice date or 10 business days before the conference start date, whichever comes first.

The organisers reserve right, without notification, to cancel outstanding accounts anytime after 30 days from date of tax invoice being sent.

All registrations received after 5 June 2017 must be paid in full by credit card only. If payment is not received prior to the conference, access will be granted only after full payment is made via credit card or cash onsite.

Dress – Smart Casual

Conditions – Please note that it is essential for all participants including invited speakers, delegates and presenters to register.

Refunds and Cancellations – The conference committee understands that circumstances can change. At any point prior to the event you are welcome to contact us in writing to nominate a substitute delegate at no extra charge. A full refund less a $150 service fee will be issued for cancellations received on or before 8 May 2017. Registration cancellation received between 9 May and 22 May 2017, will receive a 50% refund on the registration fees. No refunds will be issued after 23 May 2017. Non-payment does not constitute cancellation.

Accommodation – All accommodation bookings will be subject to the individual hotel cancellation policy. Please contact the conference secretariat for the hotel cancellation policy.

Insurance – It is the responsibility of delegate’s to arrange their own travel insurance. The conference does not endorse or have any arrangements with any companies. The following links are provided for information only.

Insurance – It is the responsibility of delegate’s to arrange their own travel insurance. The Conference does not endorse or have any arrangements with any companies. The following links are provided for information only.

Disclaimer – The Conference organisers reserve the right to change activities, topics and presenters where necessary. “The organisers shall not be liable for any loss caused by the cancellation of the Conference where such cancellation is due to Force Majeure. The term “Force Majeure” means any circumstance beyond the reasonable control of the organisers including but not limited to War, hostilities (whether war be declared or not), terrorism, aircraft hijacking, military operation, riot, civil war, rebellion, civil commotion or unrest, Acts or Regulations of government, refusal to grant visas, explosions, natural disasters, transport delays, transport difficulties and the insolvency of airline carriers. The organisers will use all reasonable efforts to conduct the Conference despite the intervention or occurrence of any such cause.”

Privacy Statement – The Association for Sustainability in Business Inc. is committed to keeping your information private. Any details provided by you in relation to this conference will only be used to provide you with information and updates about the conference.  It is not provided to any third parties under any circumstances.  This information will be held in the strictest of confidence and in accordance with the Privacy Act 1988 and Privacy Amendment Act 2001.To update your details or request to be removed from out database, please email