Registrations now open!

Welcome to the 7th International Carers Conference, where you will be inspired by high-profile national and international speakers, thought-provoking presentations, challenging debates, interactive workshops and a cutting-edge exhibition zone.

Registration fees

Full registrations (listed below) cover attendance for three days (includes all plenaries, concurrent sessions and the exhibition area), conference catering and one ticket to the Welcome Reception (Wednesday 4 October).

Delegates will receive a conference satchel, program handbook and name tag upon arrival at the conference registration desk. The registration desk will be open each day from 8am.


For accommodation options, scroll to the bottom of this page. Please note that the competitive room rates are for the nights of 4, 5 & 6 October only. Dates either side of these are billed at the normal daily room rate.







Early Bird



$990 $1,190


$990 $1,190

 Educational institutions 

$890 $990


$690 $890


$390 $490



 Day only (per day)




Carers are people who provide unpaid care and support to family members and friends who have a disability, mental illness, chronic condition, terminal illness, an alcohol or other drug issue or who are frail aged.


Government, corporate and educational institutions

The Government, Corporate and Education Institutional category includes those that are employed at one of these organisations.


Not for Profit organisations

The Not-for-Profit category includes those that are employed at a community sector, peak body or service provider organisation.



Student registration is for full time students only. You will be required to produce your student identification card when registering at the conference.


Day only registration

The Day Only Registration(s) entitles you to enter the conference only on the day/s you select, where you will be able to attend conference sessions, the trade exhibition, and morning, lunch and afternoon teas. Upon registration you will receive a name badge, satchel and program handbook.


Excursions and tours

There will be a range of excursions and tours available pre- and post-conference. Details of these will be added to the conference website as they become available. Subscribe to our conference newsletter for the latest information.

Social functions

The Welcome Reception will be held in the exhibition area of the Adelaide Convention Centre on Wednesday 4 October, starting at 5.45pm. The cost is included in your registration.

Additional tickets to the Welcome Reception can be purchased for $75 per person via our online registration process.

The Gala Dinner will be held in the Adelaide Convention Centre on Thursday 5 October, starting at 6.30pm.

Attendance at the Gala Dinner is an additional cost of $120 per person. Gala dinner tickets can be purchased via our online registration process.

Registration transfers and cancellation

Registrations will be transferrable between individuals in the same organisation.

If you have registered but are unable to attend the conference, you are welcome to transfer your registration to a substitute delegate.

Cancellations before 19 September are fully refundable.

Cancellations between 20 September and 2 October are refundable but will incur a $100 (GST inclusive) administration fee.

Cancellations from 3 October are non-refundable.


Accommodation options

We have negotiated competitive room rates across a range of accommodation options within walking distance of the Adelaide Convention Centre, which is available via the online registration process.

Please note that the competitive room rates are for the nights of 4, 5 & 6 October only. Dates either side of these are billed at the normal daily room rate.

Options include:

  • InterContinental Hotel Adelaide
    • King Superior Room - $215/night
    • Twin Superior Room - $215/night
    • Accessible Room - $215/night
  • Playford Adelaide Hotel
    • Guest Room - $205/night
    • Delux Guest Room - $235/night
  • Stamford Plaza Hotel
    • Premier City Room - $210/night
  • Adelaide Rockford Hotel
    • Superior King - $179/night
  • Crowne Plaza Adelaide
    • Standard Guess Room (includes breakfast) - $235/night
  • Oaks Embassy
    • Executive One Bedroom Apartment - $239/night
    • One Bedroom Apartment - 215/night
  • Oaks Horizons
    • One Bedroom Executive Apartment - $239/night
    • One Bedroom Apartment - $215/night
  • iStay Precinct
    • One Bedroom Apartment - $185/night

Those delegates wishing to explore their own accommodation options can do so, with a wide selection of boutique hotels, B&Bs and backpackers. Follow this link to these options

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