FAQs

Answer

Visit the membership section of the ASFA website to check if your organisation is already a member, or to download an application form if they’re not.

If you would like to speak to someone about ASFA membership, please call: 02 9264 9300 or 1800 812 798 (outside Sydney).

Answer

Yes, if you fill in the ‘special requirements’ section when you register we’ll ensure special meals are prepared for you. Please ensure ASFA is notified of any special requirements at least four weeks before the Conference. You’ll be advised on site as to where to collect your meals.

Answer

Members of ASFA’s Accreditation program will receive up to 18 CPD points based on session attendance.

Answer

Registration cannot be purchased for multiple parties to share. Delegates must have their personalised name badge on display at all times. The Conference is a three-day experience and we don’t want you to miss any of it.

Answer

No. Delegates will need to make their own way to and from the airport to hotels and the Convention Centre. For more details on transport options, please visit the MCEC website.

Answer

Limited cloakroom facilities will be available at the Convention Centre, we recommend asking your hotel to store your luggage.

Answer

Travel insurance is recommended. You’ll need to organise this yourself and ensure you are fully aware of your coverage under the policy.

Answer

This event is free seating which will give you the opportunity to catch-up and mingle with your fellow Conference delegates over dinner. Reserved tables are only offered to premium Conference partners. Find out more about how you can become a partner.

Answer

There will not be coach transfers to the Conference Dinner as the majority of official hotels are within walking distance to the Convention Centre.

Answer

Conference dress code is business casual. We suggest you bring a jacket to all sessions for your comfort, as room temperatures may vary. Conference Dinner dress code for ladies: evening wear, for men: lounge suit (no tie).

Answer

Entry to all Conference activities requires a Conference delegate name badge. There will be security conducting bag checks throughout the venue.

Answer

Melbourne operates on Australian Eastern Standard time (AEST).

Answer

All travellers to Australia (except Australian and New Zealand citizens) must have a valid visa before arriving in Australia.

To apply for a visa to attend the ASFA Conference:

  1. Register to attend the Conference. When you buy a ticket for the Conference you will receive a confirmation letter you can use with your visa application.
  2. Use the Visa Finder to determine the right visa for you and follow the steps to apply for your visa.
  3. Apply for a visa at the Department of Immigration and Border Protection.
  4. If you require an acknowledgement letter from ASFA to support your visa application, please contact us.

At a minimum, you should apply for your visa six weeks before you intend on arriving in Australia.