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The 41st ASSCT Conference will commence at 9am at the Clive Berghofer Recreation Centre (CBRC), University of Southern Queensland (USQ), Baker Street, Toowoomba, Queensland on Tuesday 30 April 2019. All General, Manufacturing and Agricultural sessions will be held at, or adjacent to, this site. The conference will conclude after the tours on Friday 3 May 2019.
The Welcoming Function will be held on the Tuesday evening (30 April), Happy Hour on the Wednesday evening (1 May) and the Conference Dinner, Award Presentation and Closing Ceremony on Thursday night (2 May).
The registration for Full/Associate Members & Delegates of Supporting Members will be $350 but this increases to $390 for payments after 15 March 2019. Life Members registration is $280 increasing to $320 after 15 March 2019 and the registration for Non-Members will be $400 increasing to $440 after 15 March 2019. The registration fee provides entry to all Conference sessions, the Welcome Function, Happy Hour and Conference Dinner, morning and afternoon teas and lunches on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday and morning tea on Friday for those attending the Manufacturing and Agricultural tours. The fee also covers bus transport for the Conference, tours & social functions.
For delegates and partners not registering for the Conference, tickets are available for the two social functions at individual cost.
• Welcome Function (Tues) in the University Quadrangle, USQ - $60.
• Conference Dinner (Thurs) at the Refectory, USQ - $100.
The ASSCT have organized photographers to take photos throughout the 2019 ASSCT Conference. If you wish not to be photographed please let the photographer know. If you feel you have been photographed and don’t wish to be photographed please advise the ASSCT reception and we’ll make sure that any such photos will not be placed on display or removed if they’ve made it to the display.
The ASSCT will be supporting graduates and young professional staff at the 2019 ASSCT Conference in Toowoomba. Twenty complementary registrations will be made available for this purpose. To make this initiative a success we need to gauge the interest from industry groups. Please reply to ASSCT Admin (Sonia Head) by return email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. as soon as possible but no later than the end of January.
Online registration has now closed


All visitors to Australia must have a valid visa before boarding their plane regardless of the length of stay.  You are urged to apply for a visa not less than 6-8 weeks prior to travel.  More information is available here.


The ASSCT has a commitment to create an environment which is free from discrimination and harassment and where all members of staff and conference attendees are treated with dignity, courtesy and respect.  A copy of the ASSCT Policy on discrimination and sexual harassment can be found here.

Download ASSCT Policy on Discrimination and Sexual Harassment here.