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If you wish to be added to the wait list please click on the button below and add your details. If spaces become available delegates will be contacted in the order they were placed on the wait list.

For all registration enquiries please contact the Conference Secretariat via email [email protected]

Registration Fees
All fees are quoted exclusive of GST

Early Bird Fee Before 11 April 2018

Standard Fee After 11 April 2018

Delegate AEN NSW & ACT Member



Delegate Non-member



Group Discounts

Group Discounts are available if 5 or more tickets are being purchased in one transaction. Please contact the Conference Secretariat on 02 9436 0232 for more details on the discount available.

Registration Entitlements

  • Conference sessions
  • Lunch and refreshments
  • Sponsor display access
  • Conference materials


Registrations will be acknowledged via email along with a tax invoice/receipt. Please note that bookings will only be confirmed once payment is received.

 Cancellation Policy

Refunds of Conference Registration Fees paid, less a $75.00 administration fee, will be granted until 17 May 2018. Cancellation must be received in writing to the Conference Secretariat before this date. Cancellations received after 17 May 2018 will NOT receive a refund. A replacement delegate can be sent with no penalty charged, however this must also be advised to the Conference Secretariat in writing.

If you have any amendments to your Conference registration, please contact us at: 


[email protected]


02 9436 0232


02 9436 4462

General Conditions of Registration

It is expressly agreed that the members of the Organising Committee and the Conference Secretariat for the 2018 Skills Conference, their legal representatives, directors and employees, and their agents, officers and services, shall not be liable for any loss, injury or damage of any kind whatsoever suffered directly or indirectly by the person, possession or property of any Conference participant or other person during or in connection with the events on the program or any other activities of the 2018 Skills Conference, for any reason whatsoever no matter howsoever caused.

It is agreed that the Organising Committee and the Secretariat for the 2018 Skills Conference, and their agents and officers, reserve the right to cancel at any time any or all of the programmed or other activities if this should appear necessary as a result of events which are beyond their control or which they cannot reasonably be expected to influence or for which they are not responsible. Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, such events shall include force majeure, government or other official regulations, natural disasters, strikes or any kind whatsoever, civil, international or other crises, or any other unforeseen occurrence. Decisions regarding the necessity for such cancellation shall be taken by the Organising Committee, or their agents, at their sole discretion and shall be final.


The 2018 Skills Conference is being held at Dockside Conference Centre, Darling Harbour. Dockside is ideally positioned within Cockle Bay Wharf, just a moment’s walk to the Sydney CBD. With sparkling water views stretching over Darling Harbour, Dockside blends function and space with a reputation for culinary excellence and exceptional service.

Dockside Conference Centre
Balcony Level, Cockle Bay Wharf
Darling Harbour
Tel: 1300 117 118


Darling Park Car Park 201 Sussex Street Sydney. Flat rate parking is available after 5pm Monday to Friday and all day on weekends. Internal access available from the car park to Cockle Bay Wharf Roof Terrace level.

PARKING FEES (as at 16/1/18)
0 – 0.5 hours – $9.00
0.5 – 1 hour – $27.00
1 – 2 hours – $57.00
2 – 3 hours – $67.00
3+ hours – $79.00
Early Bird – $17.50 for online booking and $21.00 for general entry – Entry between 6am & 9:30am and exit between 3.30pm & 7pm

We would like to thank the following 2018 Sponsors and Exhibitors:

Registration Opens
December 2015

Accommodation Cancellation Deadline
25 February 2016

Early Bird Deadline
2 March 2016

Networking Dinner RSVP Deadline
24 March 2016

Conference Dates
7 & 8 April 2016