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Congress Registration Fees

Please read the following information carefully. To register, please scroll to the bottom of this page.

Standard registration fees, together with accommodation options and social events, are now available. 

Registration Type
Paid after 30 April
but before
15 July 2012
Paid after
15 July2012
Full Registration - Members
$1150 $1450
Full Registration - Non Members
Student Delegate
(see student definition below)
Young Earth Scientists (YES) Delegate
(see YES delegate definition below)
Accompanying Persons Registration
$175 $195
Day Registration - Member
$595 $595
Day Registration - Non-Member $695 $695
Optional Events (at extra cost)
Welcome Reception Guest Ticket $55
Congress Dinner

About Registration Fees

  • The fees are shown in Australian Dollars (AUD) and include Goods and Services Tax (10%);
  • Full payment of registration fees must accompany your registration. Registrations cannot be acknowledged or processed without full payment;
  • The Accompanying Persons registration fee is available only to partners and/or family members of a paid delegate registered to attend the Congress as a Full, YES or Student delegate. The Accompanying Persons program is subject to minimum numbers. Accompanying Persons cannot access Congress Sessions, Workshops, business meetings or the GeoExpo (Exhibition Halls 1 or 2). Please refer here for Accompanying Persons entitlements.

Registration Inclusions

  • Congress materials including handbook and proceedings and access to Congress sessions;
  • One ticket to the Congress Welcome Reception on Sunday 5 August 2012. Extra tickets can be purchased at $55 per person for guests;
  • Morning and afternoon refreshments and lunch each day as per Congress program;
  • The Congress dinner is an optional extra cost function ($125). It is not included in registration fees.
  • The Accompanying Persons registration includes name badge, one ticket to the welcome reception, and a city tour on Tuesday 7 August. It does not include access to any Congress sessions.


  • ‘Member’ is defined as any member of any national Geological organisation worldwide;
  • ‘Student’ is a person enrolled in a recognised tertiary course as a full time student and who is not engaged in full time employment. A copy of a current student photo-ID card and a supporting letter from your Head of School or course supervisor confirming course and full time student status must be provided prior to the Congress.
  • ‘Young Earth Scientist’ is a person who is under the age of 35 and is a registered member of the Young Earth Scientists network.


Before registering please note:

You may register using the online process or by downloading a manual registration form.  Please note that in both cases full payment of registration fees must accompany your registration form.  Registrations received without payment will not be processed or acknowledged.

  • On-line registration requires immediate payment by credit card (American Express, Diners, MasterCard and Visa Card are accepted)
  • Please use the manual form if you wish to pay using direct bank deposit, cheque or money order.  Payment options are described on the form.

Online Registration Form

Immediate payment by credit card required



Manual Registration Form

Payment can be made by credit card, bank deposit or money order.
Day registrations can only be made using the online registration option above.



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