Registration is now open! All prices listed below are in Australian Dollars and inclusive of GST.
Early bird registration closes Friday 8 June 2018.

Payment of early bird registration fees are required by the specified date to qualify for the rate. After the early bird due date, all unpaid early bird registrations will automatically roll over and the delegates will be charged at the standard rate. Full payment is required prior to the commencement of the 2018 HERDSA Conference. Admission to the conference and all social functions may be refused if payment has not been received.

Payment must accompany all registrations and may be made by:

Credit Card*:  Debits to your credit card  will appear as ‘All Occasions Management’ on your statement.

*Please note that payments via credit card will incur the merchant fee of 1.65% for Visa, 1.25% for MasterCard, 2% for American Express and 3.45% for Diners Club.

Electronic Funds Transfer:

‘All Occasions Group: HERDSA 2018′

BSB: 065 112

Account Number: 1016 3910

Registrations will be acknowledged in writing to the email address nominated with confirmation of requirements according to the registration form submitted. A tax invoice will be attached to this email. A remittance advice form is included on the last page of the tax invoice. Please complete this form and forward to If you have not received a written confirmation within seven days please contact All Occasions Management at

By completing and submitting a registration form, you are indicating your intention to attend the conference and you will be liable for a cancellation fee if you are unable to attend. Registration cancellations must be sent in writing (mail, fax or email), to All Occasions Management. Registration cancellations received up to 30 days prior to the conference will receive a full refund, less a $120.00 handling fee. Registration cancellations received less than 30 days and up to seven days prior to the conference will receive a 50% refund. No refunds will be given for registration cancellations received within seven days of the Conference; however a substitute delegate may be nominated. Please note the HERDSA membership component of the registration fee is non-refundable. Refunds from any deposits forwarded to hotels, tour companies or other related business will be at the discretion of the supplier.

Privacy Policy

The All Occasions Group (encompassing All Occasions Management and All Occasions Travel complies with all legislation which is designed to protect the rights of the individual to privacy of their information, including the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth). Information collected with respect to your registration for participation in this conference will only be used for the purposes of planning, conduct of the event or communication regarding future events. These details may be made available to parties directly related to the conference including but not limited to the All Occasions Group, venues, accommodation and travel providers (for the purposes of room/travel bookings and conference options), key sponsors (subject to strict conditions) and other related parties as deemed necessary. It is also usual practice to produce a ‘Delegate List’ of attendees at the conference and to include the individual’s details in such a list.

By completing the registration form, you acknowledge that the details supplied by you may be used for the above purposes. It is your responsibility to ensure that all information provided to the All Occasions Group is accurate and kept up to date. To access or update your information, please email or fax the All Occasions Group on or 08 8125 2233.

Liability and Insurance

In the event of industrial disruptions or natural disasters, the Higher Education Research and Development Society of Australasia (HERDSA) the Organising Committee, and All Occasions Group cannot accept responsibility for any financial or other losses incurred by the delegates. HERDSA, the Organising Committee and the All Occasions Group take no responsibility for injury or damage to persons or property occurring during the conference. All insurance, including medical cover, or expenses incurred in the event of the cancellation of the conference is the individual delegate’s responsibility.

Attendees are encouraged to choose a travel insurance policy that includes loss of fees/deposits through cancellation of your participation in the conference, or through the cancellation of the conference itself, loss of airfares for any reason, medical expenses, loss or damage to personal property, additional expenses and repatriation should travel arrangements have to be altered. HERDSA, the Organising Committee, and All Occasions Group will take no responsibility for any participant failing to insure.