General Info

General Information

Conference Venue

The University of Western Australia is situated by the beautiful Swan River in Perth, Western Australia. View the university website here.

Conference Secretariat

Conference Logistics
PO Box 6150
Ph: 02 6281 6624
Fax: 02 6285 1336


All communication with registered delegates will be by email. All registrants will be sent a confirmation letter and tax invoice immediately upon submitting an online registration form. If you do not receive the email, please check your spam folder prior to contacting the Congress Secretariat as it might have been viewed as spam mail by your spam filter.

If your email address has changed since completing the registration form, be sure to advise your new email address to the Congress Secretariat. If you do not supply an email address your confirmation letter and tax invoice will be faxed or posted.


Accommodation options near the congress venue have been organised by the Congress Secretariat. These options are available for booking through registration.


Qantas 13 13 13
Virgin Australia 13 67 89
Jetstar 13 15 38

Please note the AIP Congress 2018 has not made any special arrangements with these airlines. This is provided for information purposes only.

Airport and Transport

Information on airport and transport will be made available closer to the Congress date.


The dress for all Congress sessions is smart casual attire. The dress code for the social functions will be announced soon.


The AIP Congress 2018 including the Congress Secretariat will not accept liability for the damages of any nature sustained by participants or their accompanying persons for loss or damage to their personal property as a result of attendance at the Congress and exhibition or related events.


Registration fees do not include personal travel insurance of any kind. It is strongly recommended that a travel insurance policy be taken out to cover loss, cancellation, medical cover etc for any reason when registering for the Congress and booking travel. The Congress Committee and Congress Secretariat do not take responsibility for any delegate failing to insure.

Name Badges

Your official meeting name badge must be worn at all times, as it is your entry to all sessions, the exhibition hall and social functions. Security staff will be asked to refuse entry to anyone not wearing their name badge.


Parking options will be informed to delegates once they are available.


Information necessary for your attendance at the conference will be gathered, stored and disseminated in accordance with the National Privacy Legislation. A participant list with name, organisation and state will be supplied to all delegates and exhibitors at the conference. You can indicate on the registration form if you do not wish to have your details included on the participant list.

Registration Desk

The registration and information desk will be open for the duration of the Congress and will serve as your main point of contact for all enquiries.

Special Requirements

Every effort will be made to ensure people with special requirements are catered for. Should you require any specific assistance, catering or arrangements to be made on your behalf, please include details on your registration form under the section ‘Special Requirements’ to enable us to make your attendance at the conference a pleasant and comfortable experience.


All congress registration and additional ticket rates quoted within this website are in Australian Dollars and are inclusive of GST.

Visa Application

Under Australia’s universal visa system, all visitors to Australia must have a valid visa to travel to and enter Australia (other than New Zealand passport holders who will normally be granted a Special Category visa on arrival, provided they meet health and character requirements; and permanent residents of Norfolk Island who may be granted a Permanent Resident of Norfolk Island visa on arrival). For more information please CLICK HERE to view the fact sheet.

There are many visa options available to people wishing to visit Australia. The appropriate visa option will depend, amongst other things, on the person’s purpose for visiting Australia.

To ensure you have the appropriate visa please visit the following page on the Department of Home Affairs website:

Visa Finder: for guidance on the visa options that may be most suitable for you.

It is suggested that all visitors should apply for a visa at least two months prior to their intended date of departure, and four months prior for people with character or health concerns.

If you require assistance with your visa application please provide Conference Logistics with your passport details via email at, these details will then be provided to the International Event Coordinator Network (IECN) at the Department of Home Affairs. However you will need to make your own visa application through your nearest Australian Embassy.