Registrations open 11 March

In 2019, our annual state conference will be held at the Sofitel Hotel, Brisbane 6-7 September, where we anticipate bringing together over 350 delegates from around the State.

Our office is currently developing the 2-day program, with early bird registrations and expressions of interest for part-funded delegates to open during the week commencing Monday 11 March 2019.

Please remember to pop this date into your diary. We hope you can join us.

 

P&C representatives attending the conference fits within the Constitutional function and powers of an Association. Attendance at the conference is considered a P&C expense and is able to be paid for from P&C funds. Remember that proposed expenditure of P&C funds must be put forward as a motion and passed at a duly constituted meeting of the P&C.

Important dates

Friday 9 August 2019
Cancellations made after this date will incur financial penalties

Friday 16 August 2019


Friday 6 September 2019

Saturday 7 September 2019
P&Cs of the Year Awards announced from 7:30 pm

There are three types of registrations

Please click on the appropriate button for more information. Registrations open 11 March 2019.

EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST

P&C REPRESENTATIVES

GENERAL REGISTRATIONS

Expression of Interest: Part-funded P&C Delegate

P&Cs Qld will part-fund a limited number of delegates representing the eight geographic Areas of P&Cs Qld.

P&C Representatives (affiliate discount)

Registrations open 11 March 2019.

2-night registration includes:

  • entry to all conference sessions and meals on each day
  • conference satchel & information
  • Friday evening welcome reception
  • Saturday evening Conference dinner
  • accommodation Friday 6 and Saturday 7 September, including breakfast (please select SHARED or SINGLE option).

2-day registration includes*:

  • entry to all conference sessions and meals on each day
  • conference satchel & information

1-day registration includes*:

  • entry to all conference sessions and meals on chosen day
  • conference satchel & information

Note:

Evening events are not included in day registrations. Tickets for the Friday welcome reception and/or Saturday evening Conference Dinner are available for separate purchase.

Please click below for more information and to register as a P&C delegate:

P&C representative (affiliate discount)

General registrations

Registrations open 11 March 2019.

2-day registration includes:

  • entry to all conference sessions and meals on each day
  • conference satchel & information

1-day registration includes:

  • entry to all conference sessions and meals on chosen day
  • conference satchel & information

Please Note

Evening events are not included in day registrations. Tickets for the Friday welcome reception and/or Saturday evening Conference Dinner are available for separate purchase.

Delegates may book their own accommodation at the Sofitel Hotel room only or room + breakfast, or we have negotiated special rates at a selection of nearby hotels.

Bookings at these venues are subject to availability at the time of booking.

Please click below for more information and to register:

General registrations

Other useful information

Payment information

Payment is NOT required at time of registration. A tax invoice will be emailed to you. Once you have received your invoice, payment can be made by cheque, direct deposit and credit card. Our office will contact registered attendees for payment via credit card.

Discounts

Bring a school team of three or more people (e.g. P&C member, Principal & teacher) to receive a 5% group discount on day registrations. Discounted rate will be applied on your invoice.

GST

All registration fees include 10% GST. ABN 90 286 258 263.

 

QCPCA AGM

The QCPCA AGM is held in conjunction with the State Conference. Under the QCPCA Constitution, each affiliated P&C is entitled to one vote only, but may send any number of observers. If you are attending the AGM as a representative of a P&C Association, you must have the endorsement of your P&C Association for voting purposes. Part-funded delegates are expected to attend the AGM.

Email Address

Your email address will be used to communicate with you during the conference and as part of the conference app. When registering, please provide an email address that you can access from your mobile device, if possible.

Accommodation

Accommodation is included with full registrations and hotel bookings will be made by the P&Cs Qld State Office. Delegates do not need to book directly with the hotel.

Travel

P&Cs Qld will co-ordinate travel for successful part-funded delegates only. Non-funded delegates are responsible for their own travel in all instances.

2019 conference highlights

Madonna King is the author of nine books, including Being 14 and Fathers and Daughters. She is the biographer of former Federal Treasurer Joe Hockey, as well as Australia’s leading scientist Professor Ian Frazer.

A trusted journalist with 25 years’ experience, she works nationally as a corporate MC and keynote speaker and has publicly interviewed most of Australia’s leading CEOs. Her weekly column appears each Thursday in Fairfax newspapers.

Madonna has spoken to dozens of school communities over the past two years, on the back of her research which involved 1500 teen girls across Australia, 400 fathers, and more than 100 school principals, parenting experts, teen psychologists and academics.

Madonna headed the Queensland taskforce on cyberbullying in 2018, is a graduate of the AICD, a company director and serves on two university-linked boards.

Taj Pabari is 18 years old – just finished high-school – yet his passion for young people, business and entrepreneurship has led him to a level of influence well beyond his years. Taj established Fiftysix Creations, Australasia’s largest youth entrepreneurship provider at the age of fourteen. As of 1 December 2018, Fiftysix Creations has educated 50,022 Australian students.

Taj’s work and story has been featured by Sunrise, 60 Minutes, The Today Show, National Geographic, ABC, Nickelodeon and CNBC.