Registration is now available

All persons intending to attend the APAA 2021 must complete a registration form. Please read the below registration information before you complete the registration form. The late registration rate will commence from Friday 15 October 2021.

International members, please note: It is currently not possible to travel to and from Australia for the purposes of an event like APAA 2021. The Australian borders are closed and only Australian citizens, permanent residents and immediate family members can travel to Australia. The Australian Government has not indicated a time frame for relief of restrictions. Therefore, it is recommended that international members register for the virtual registration category. The 2021 Council Meeting will also allow members to convert between face-to-face registration to virtual registration and vice versa. Please review the cancellation policy further below prior to registering.

Should you experience any difficulties please contact the Meeting Managers.

Please note all fees will be processed in Australian Dollars [AUD] and are inclusive of relevant taxes. 
To view the current foreign exchange rates, please visit

Face-to-Face Registration Rates


  APAA Member / FICPI Australia Member Accompanying Office Personnel Observer

Standard Rate

Until Thursday 14 October

AU$1,450.00 AU$1,550.00 AU$1,850.00

Late Rate

From Friday 15 October

AU$1,650.00 AU$1,650.00 AU$1,950.00

Virtual Registration Rates


  APAA Member / FICPI Australia Member Accompanying Office Personnel Observer

Standard Rate

Until Monday 25 October

AU$330.00 AU$430.00 AU$495.00
Late Rate

Online Registration Form

Please note that all persons intending to attend the Conference must register.

Registration Terms and Conditions

The face-to-face registration fee entitles you to the following:

  • All sessions (excl. invitation only Council Meetings)
  • Social functions: Opening Ceremony, Welcome Reception, Farewell Dinner
  • Catering: morning and afternoon teas, Lunches
  • Access to the virtual platform and online networking features

The virtual registration fee entitles you to the following:

  • Access to the virtual platform
  • Access to online networking sessions

APAA Member / FICPI Australia Member Fees

This registration type is strictly for members of APAA and the FICPI Australia Group. APAA members must enter their member number in order to register. If you do not know your member number, please email APAA directly, here.

Face-to-Face APAA and FICPI Australia members have the opportunity to secure a special member registration that is inclusive of 3 nights at The Star Grand. Be quick as spaces are limited! The accommodation type is a Superior Deluxe Twin Room (room only). The total cost is AU$1,950.00.

Accompanying Office Personnel (AOP)

AOPs must be registered as part of a member registration. These are limited to two (2) per member.

Observer Registration

An attendee who does not hold a valid membership with APAA or FICPI Australia.

First time Observers will need to upload a sponsorship letter. Returning Observers that have attended previous APAA meetings will need to provide an Observer number. If you do not know your membership number, please contact APAA direct.

Registration confirmation

Your completed registration and successful payment will be acknowledged via email with confirmation of your requirements according to your registration form.  Your registration will only be processed or confirmed if payment does accompany your form.

Name badge

Face-to-Face delegates will receive a name badge upon registration. The badge will be your official pass and must be clearly visible at all times to obtain entry to all sessions and to social functions. The Meeting Managers expect appropriate behaviour from attendees and reserve the right to revoke the badge and privileges of anyone behaving in an inappropriate manner.

Private Touring, Private Functions, Hospitality Arrangements

Should you have any specialised group requirements for private touring, private functions, transportation or hospitality services other than those organised for the official program, please contact the Meeting Managers who would be pleased to assist with arrangements.

It is requested that you advise the Meeting Managers of any private /corporate functions that might be planned outside of the official program.

Credit Card
Please note all online registrations require immediate payment by credit card.  Please visit our secure website to register and book your accommodation in ‘real time’.  Accepted credit cards: MasterCard, Visa and American Express. Please note all transactions by credit card will appear on your statement as payment to ‘Conference by Arinex Pty Ltd’.

If you require an invoice for processing, you can select this option at the end of the registration process. Note this option will only be available until 30 days prior to the event.

Cancellations must be notified in writing to the Meeting Managers at

Virtual Registration: On and before Friday 8 October 2021 will receive a 50% refund for cancellation. After Friday 8 October 2021 there will be no refund.

Face-to-Face Registration: On and before Friday 8 October 2021 will receive a 50% refund for cancellation or conversion to virtual registration. After Friday 8 October 2021 there will be no refund if the Queensland state border is open to people from other states and territories at the start date of the meeting. After Friday 8 October 2021 there will be a 100% refund or conversion to virtual registration if the Queensland state border is closed to people from other states and territories at the start date of the meeting.

Registration conversion: There will be a AU$60.00+GST processing fee for changes to registration (e.g. change from face-to-face to virtual registration).

Accommodation:  A minimum one night’s deposit must be paid or credit card details given at time of booking to guarantee reservation One nights deposit is non-refundable at Tuesday 21 September 2021.

Social: Payments are non-refundable at Friday 8 October 2021.

Tours: Payments are non-refundable at Friday 24 September 2021.

Arinex, nor the Host Organisation is not responsible for any mandatory quarantine fees, and travel and border responsibility rests with the individual arriving into Australia and/or Queensland.

The program is correct at the time of publishing. The organisers reserve the right to delete, modify or alter items from the program or to delete, modify or alter any aspect of the Meeting timetabling and delivery at their sole discretion and without notice. Neither the host organisation(s) nor the Meeting Managers will accept any liability for any loss or inconvenience caused to any party consequent to such changes.

The Meeting Managers reserve the right to use any recordings whether audio or video and/or any photographs taken at any stage during the Meeting for promotional, advertising or reporting of the Meeting and/or its content at their sole discretion.

Australia operates under the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth), as amended, and the Privacy Amendment (Notifiable Data Breaches), 2017.  The objective of these is to protect the right of the individual to privacy of their information.

Europe operates under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) (Regulation (EU) 2016/679), a regulation in EU law on data protection and privacy for all individuals within the European Union. The GDPR aims primarily to give protection to citizens over their personal data.  The legislation was adopted on 27 April 2016.

The Meeting Managers comply with these legislations and are committed to protect the right of the individual to privacy of their information.

Arinex will not sell your personal information to third parties.  If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please email us and we will promptly correct the information.  You may also withdraw your consent for use of your information by advice to us in writing.

 Why do we wish you to provide your information?

We require your information to facilitate provision of information to you regarding the Meeting and to facilitate your participation in the Meeting.  Information collected in respect of your proposed participation in any aspect of the Meeting will be used for the purposes listed below.  You can give or withhold your consent for each or all of these uses.  Please indicate your preferences when completing your registration form but please note that we will be unable to forward any information relating to the Meeting or to communicate with you regarding your registration if you select ‘no’ to point 1.

What we will do with your information?

  1. Planning and conduct of the Meeting including arrangements for your participation (e.g. accommodation booking);
  2. In the Delegate List published for the Meeting;
  3. May also be provided to organisers of future occurrences of this Meeting;
  4. May be used to provide you with information of other relevant events in your area of interest.

Important Notes:

  • The parties who will have access to your information (subject to your preference selections on above points) are the Meeting Managers, the Meeting host organisation (points 1 and point 4), delegates, sponsors and exhibitors of the Meeting (point 2) and any future organisers of the Meeting (point 3).

The parties mentioned above will rely on your above consent indications for the purposes of compliance.

  • You may withdraw your granular consent at any time by notice in writing to the Meeting Managers.
  • You are entitled to access the information held by written application to the Meeting Managers.

For further information please see our detailed corporate Privacy Statement at link

Registration fees do not include insurance.  It is strongly recommended that at the time you register for the Meeting and book your travel you take out an insurance policy of your choice.  The policy should include:

  • Loss of fees/deposit through cancellation of your participation in the Meeting or through the cancellation of the Meeting,
  • Loss of international/domestic air fares through cancellation for any reason,
  • Loss of tour monies through cancellation for any reason including airline or related services strikes within Australia,
  • Failure to utilise tours or pre-booked arrangements due to airline delay,
  • Force Majeure or any other reason,
  • Medical expenses (including sickness and accident cover),
  • Loss or damage to personal property,
  • Additional expenses and repatriation should travel arrangements have to be altered,
  • Medical expenses.

The Meeting Managers cannot take any responsibility for any participant failing to arrange their own insurance. This insurance is to be purchased in your country of origin.

The Organiser and Host/s of APAA 2021 (the “Event”) reserve the right to remove delegates from the venue/Event at any time any attendee deemed to be causing, or potentially causing, a disturbance or exhibiting disruptive or inappropriate behaviour.  Such removal does not constitute a right to refund of any fees paid.  Please view the Code of Conduct here which all attendees are expected to comply with.