Family day care australia international conference

18 - 21 July 2012, brisbane convention centre

Children the heart of the Dream


Online Registration

Online resgistration is now closed. Late registrations should bring a completed registration form to the registration desk on the Plaza level of the Birsbane Convention and Exhibition Centre.

Partial Payment: The conference welcomes partial payments of delegate fees where required. Full payment of delegate fees are required two months prior to the conference.

Mailing List: If you would like to be placed on the mailing list for this conference please email your



Full Conference Brochure & Form
Conference Form only


Registration Entitlements

Full registration to the conference entitles delegates to attend 3 full days of conference sessions including a stimulating range of international and Australasian invited speakers, concurrent sessions and workshops and exciting social functions such as the Welcome Reception and the spectacular Conference Dinner.

Full Registration
Members, Non-Members, Presenters, Exhibitors
Day Registration
Thursday, Friday or Saturday
  • All Sessions (3 full days)
  • Welcome Reception (Wednesday)
  • Happy Hour (Thursday)
  • Conference Dinner (Saturday)
  • Morning Teas
  • Lunches
  • Afternoon Teas
  • Conference Handbook
  • Conference Satchel
  • Sessions on one (1) day
  • Morning Tea
  • Lunch
  • Afternoon Tea
  • Conference Handbook
  • Conference Satchel

Tickets for the other social functions may be purchased separately.


Registrations Fees

All delegates must register individually for the conference.

Full Registrations Early-Bird
before 18 May 2012
after 18 May 2012
$815 $875
Non-Member $875 $945
Presenter* $545
Day Registrations
Thursday 19th July
Friday 20th July $330
Saturday 21st July $330

* Each presentation is eligible for ONE Presenters Registration at $545. If more than one person is presenting the discount may be split amongst the presenters. Fax a registration form for each presenter indicating how the discount is to be applied.

Membership enquiries to Grace McDonald, IFDCO President,

Payment Options

Credit Card Payments

The conference accepts Visa, MasterCard and American Express. Payments will appear as 'Conference Design Pty Ltd' on your statement.

Cheque Payments

Please send a cheque made payable to 'Conference Design (FDC2012)' with a completed registration form or invoice number.

EFT Payments

Please include your invoice number when submitting an EFT and fax or email Conference Design the EFT details (date, amount and reference).
BSB: 017 324
Account #: 1085 82575
Account Name: Conference Design (Conference Account)
Bank: ANZ, Sandy Bay Branch
Swift Code: ANZBAU3M

Please note: Pre-Payments and Part Payments of fees are welcome at anytime.

Payment Policy

All payments must be received within 14 days of registering. Accounts that are not paid before the conference will incur a $100 processing fee. All accommodation accounts must be settled on checkout.

Confirmation of Registrations / Tax Invoices

A tax invoice/confirmation will be emailed once your registration has been processed. All prices are quoted in Australian Dollars (AUD$) and include GST.

Registration Cancellation Policy

Cancellations that are notified in writing 10 July 2012 will be eligible for a refund less $150. Cancellations notified after this date will not be eligible for any refund, however another person may attend the Conference.

Conference Cancellation or Postponement

The members of the Committee and Conference Design Pty Ltd do not accept any liability for losses incurred in the event of the conference being cancelled or postponed due to an unforeseen event or any other event that renders performance of this conference inadvisable, illegal, impracticable or impossible. An unforeseen event shall include, but shall not be limited to: an Act of God; infectious disease outbreak, industrial disruptions, service provider failures, governmental restrictions and/or regulations; war or apparent act of war; terrorism or apparent act of terrorism; disaster; civil disorder, disturbance, and/or riots; curtailment, suspension, and/or restriction on transportation; or any other emergency.

In the event the conference is cancelled no refunds will be issued. All available funds, after cancellation expenses, will be credited towards a future conference held by the hosting organisation.


The registration fees do not include insurance of any kind. Participants are advised to take out personal insurance, including cover for travel, accommodation and personal possessions. Neither ISANA or Conference Design Pty Ltd covers individuals against the cancellations of bookings for any reason including cancellation or postponement of the conference or for theft or damage to belongings.

Important Dates

Provisional program posted March
Presenters registration due 5 April
Early-bird registration due 18 May

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