How to Register

Registration can be submitted by completing the online form below. Registration must be completed by 1 June 2017 to incur the Early Bird rate. After this date the registration rates will increase to the Standard rate as per below.

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Registration Fees

All fees are quoted in Australian dollars and are inclusive of 10% Goods and Service Tax (GST).

Registration Type Early Bird
Before 1 June 2017
After 1 June 2017
Full Registration $770 $825
Student Registration $400 $495

If you are a parent and would like to register for the 2017 H.E.L.P. Conference – please contact the Conference Secretariat for further enquiries on


Full Registration Entitlements

  • Admission to all Conference sessions and exhibition
  • Ticket to the Welcome Cocktail Reception*
  • Morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea on Monday and Tuesday

*Please note you must indicate attendance via the online registration form

Social Functions

A ticket to the Welcome Cocktail Reception is included with a full registration as per the details below.

Welcome Cocktail Reception

Monday 4 September – Museum of Contemporary Art, Harbour Room
Inclusive ticket for full registration delegates
Additional ticket for partners – $120 incl GST

Museum of Contemporary Art


The 2017 H.E.L.P. Conference Secretariat has confirmed rooms at nearby hotels for the benefit of Conference participants. More information here.

Payment Deadlines

Registrations received by 1 June 2017 must be paid in full by 1 June 2017 in order to receive the Early Bird registration rate.

Registration Cancellation Policy

Deadline: 6 July 2017

Cancellations must be notified in writing (e-mail is sufficient) to the Conference Secretariat. Cancellations made by 6 July 2017 will result in a full refund less AUD150 to cover administration costs. As an alternative to cancellation, your registration may be transferred to another person by 6 July 2017 without incurring any cost penalty. Refunds for cancellations received after 6 July 2017 will only be made in exceptional circumstances. Failure to obtain the appropriate visa to travel to Australia does not constitute a refund. The Conference Secretariat must be advised in writing of any alterations or transfers.


All best endeavours will be made to present the program as printed on this website. The Conference and its agents reserve the right to alter without prior notice, any of the arrangements, timetables, plans or other items relating to the meeting, for any cause beyond its reasonable control. The Organising Committee and the Conference Organisers are not liable for any loss or inconvenience caused as a result of such alteration. In the event of unforeseen circumstances, the Organising Committee and the Conference Organisers do not accept responsibility for loss of monies caused by delays. Participants are advised to take out personal travel insurance and to extend their policy to cover personal possessions. The Conference does not cover individuals against cancellations of bookings or theft or damage to belongings.


Please direct all registration enquiries to:

2017 H.E.L.P. Conference Secretariat
GPO Box 3270
Sydney NSW 2001

Telephone: +61 (2) 9254 5000
Facsimile: +61 (2) 9251 3552

General Enquiries

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  • Abstract Submission deadlineExtended till 31 March 2017
  • Notification of Abstracts to Authors1 May 2017
  • Presenter Registration deadline1 June 2017
  • Early Bird deadline1 June 2017
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