Social Functions

Welcome Reception, Wednesday 28th November, 6:00 – 7:30pm

The Welcome Reception will be held on the Wednesday evening of the conference at the Orto Kitchen & Garden. For more details please click here.

Conference Dinner, Thursday 29th November, 6:15pm to 10:30pm

An evening at the MCG...

About the MCG

The MCG was built in 1853 and, since then, has established a marvellous history that compares favourably with any other in the world.

Known colloquially as the 'G, Australia's favourite stadium is the birthplace of Test cricket and the home of Australian football, holding more than80 events annually and attracting close to four million people. It has hosted more than 100 Test matches (including the first in 1877) and VFL/AFL Grand Finals.

Members & National Sports Museum Tour

The evening will commence with a tour of the National Sports Museum, celebrating the contribution that sport has made within the development of our uniquely Australian culture.

The achievements of Australian sportsmen and women at all levels are showcased within interactive exhibitions including sport artefacts. Their stories and imagery represent all sports played within Australia.

The National Sports Museum displays more than 2500 items from Australia's rich sporting history. For more information click here.


Dinner will be served in the Jim Stynes Room, Situated on Level 2 of the Olympic Stand, this room boasts uninterrupted panoramic views of the ground, behind-glass viewing

Evening Program:

6.15pm      Assemble at MCG - Members
                  Members & National Sports Museum Tour
                  Dinner in Jim Stynes Room
10.30pm    Evening Concludes

Click here to get directions to the MCG.

Interstate and overseas visitors can now purchase the myki Visitor Pack, for travel on Melbourne's train, tram and buses throughout their stay. For more information Click Here.