State Conference 2022

Links for live stream will be sent to those registered for online participation on Friday afternoon 5 August.

Our state conference Writing our future celebrating teacher agency, wisdom, and community will be held on Saturday 6 August, at Lourdes Hill School, Hawthorne Road, Hawthorne.

The  program is now available. 

Keynotes will be presented by Dr Stewart Riddle, Associate Professor (Curriculum and Pedagogy) in the School of Education at the University of Southern Queensland.  and Kirli Saunders and supported by 30 workshops (approx) in three sessions.

The keynotes and the most popular workshop in each session will be live-streamed and another workshop in each session will be filmed and made available to all registrants.

Registration will open at 8:15am for an 8:45am start.

Details of Registration fees: 

Early Bird Registrations
Personal member193138
Corporate member
first registration on membership
Corporate member
second and subsequent registration
Early bird registration will close on Thursday 21 July. After that date, registration will increase by $50 on all categories.

Registration must close 11:59pm Friday 29 July 2022

Conditions of registration

1.      Change of persons registered- sometimes schools may need to substitute one teacher for another on their registrations. This is fine but please notify the change to the Administration Officer so that we can prepare the appropriate Certificate of Participation and Individual program.

2.      Many schools prefer to receive an invoice for registrations and pay on that rather than pay at the time of registration. We are happy to offer this convenience but it must be recognised that registration commits you to payment. See also the Cancellation Policy below.

3.      Cancellation Policy –If you register for face-to-face attendance and have to cancel your physical attendance, the following will apply:

a.      Cancel your registration by 21 July and receive a refund of your full registration fee OR transfer over to the online attendance group and receive a refund of the face-to-face component of your registration fee

b.      From 22 July to 2 August, you will receive a refund of the face-to-face component of your registration fee

c.       From 3 August no refund is possible.

Registered for online? links sent out afternoon of Friday 5 August.


Venue:Lourdes Hill School
Starting:8:45 AM
Saturday 6th August 2022
Ending:4:30 PM
Email Enquiries:

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