Families Australia, supported by the Australian Government Department of Social Services, invites you to register for the 5th annual Child Aware Approaches Conference (CAA 2017), at the Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre, 15-16 May 2017.

All persons attending the Conference must register online (via the link below). Please read the information below before completing your online registration. Should you experience any difficulties please contact the Conference Secretariat via email to or on 02 6198 3218.

Become a member of Families Australia here to access member rates.

See below for registration offers including applications for rural and remote sponsorship and the chance to win back the cost of your registration while earning CPD points.

Registration Fees

Registration fees include GST.

Full conference registration Early bird rate ($)
(until 28 Feb 2017)
Standard Rate ($)
Families Australia Member 725 800
Non-member 800 900
3+ delegate group** 1995 1995
Student* 350 350

**$1995 for 3 delegates; additional delegates in the group are $665 per person.

Day registration – Monday Early bird rate ($)
(until 28 Feb 2017)
Standard Rate ($)
Families Australia Member 440 495
Non-member 495 550
Student* 250 250
Day registration – Tuesday Early bird rate ($)
(until 28 Feb 2017)
Standard Rate ($)
Families Australia Member 380 440
Non-member 440 495
Student* 150 150

* Students are required to submit valid student identification


If you would like to register 3 or more delegates to attend the Child Aware Approaches 2017 Conference, you need to use the Group Registration site to receive the discount. One person will log in as the Group Coordinator (who may or may not be attending the conference) and can manage registrations and payments for the group.

Registration Entitlements

The registration fee entitles delegates to the following (for the dates registered):

  • All conference sessions
  • Lunch, morning and afternoon tea
  • Welcome Reception, Monday 15 May 2017
  • All official documentation and conference satchel.

Registration offers

CPD points and a chance to win back your full registration!   

logo_aasw_CMYK 3809_ACWA_Logo_Dev_V2cEarly Childhood Australia Queensland Branch - webIf you are a financial member of AASW,  ACWA or Early Childhood Australia (Qld Branch), simply add that organisation during the registration process to go in the draw for a full refund. Please note that this is limited to one delegate refunded per organisation.

Rural & Remote Delegate Sponsorship

If you are an employee of a non-government organisation from a rural or remote location, you are invited to apply for a sponsored registration. You will need to provide a supporting statement as to why you should be considered for this sponsorship.

Applications close 31 March 2017.

Please note, sponsorship covers registration only. Accommodation and travel not included.

Terms and Conditions


All accounts must be paid in full prior to the Conference. Earlybird Registration fee will be available until 28 February 2017. Payment for Earlybird Registrations MUST be received by COB on 28 February 2017. After this date the Earlybird rate expires and the Standard rate will be applied automatically to all unpaid registrations.


We hope that you will not have to cancel your registration, however, should this be necessary cancellations must be notified in writing to the Conference Secretariat. Cancellations received prior to 30 April 2017 will receive a full refund less $100 administration charge. Refunds for cancellations received after 1 May 2017 will only be made in exceptional circumstances. If you are unable to attend, a substitute is welcome at no extra charge. Please advise the Conference Secretariat of the details of the substitute delegate in writing.


Once you have completed the online registration form you will receive a confirmation email from info the Conference Secretariat. Please note that the email confirmation will be sent to the email address entered when registering for the conference. This confirmation email will include your tax invoice as an attachment.


Information collected as part of the conference registration process is owned by Families Australia and Kaigi Conferencing and Events. We only access information that you voluntarily give us. We will not provide this information to any third party, other than as necessary to fulfil your request (such as to accommodation providers).
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