Registrations Are Open!

Spring Has Sprung and Registrations Are Open!

wattleSeptember 1st, spring is in the air, the wattle is blooming. Which can only mean …… registrations are now open for AANZPA Conference 2016!!

And our Conference Registrar, Jenny Postlethwaite, is ready and waiting to hear from you.

Registrations are via the website at, where you can complete an online registration form. The Registration web page also contains background  information for you regarding the Conference Disability and Refund Policies.

We encourage you to register early to take advantage of the Early Bird prices (which close on November 1st) or if you are keen to lock in a place at one of the stimulating Pre or Post Conference workshops –

  • The Spontaneous Voice: Instrument and Metaphor with Hilde Knottenbelt
  • The Things That Glow with Dr Antony Williams
  • Who is Nearest? Who is Dearest? The Significance of the Individual and the Formation of Group Culture with Chris Hosking
  • Freedom From Shame And Doubt with Annette Fisher

More detail on the workshops is available on the website at .

Bookings for on site accommodation at the conference are being separately managed directly by Hotelspace, on behalf of Sancta Sophia College. Information regarding how to book  your accommodation will be provided to you as complete the registration process. This information can also be accessed directly via the Accommodation page on the website (toward the bottom of the page).

If you need any help as you progress along the registration pathway, Conference Registrar Jenny can be contacted –

  • via email at
  • or by telephone at 0409 533 411 (+61 4095 33411 if calling from outside Australia)

 The Locale – Your Relationship With Sydney

We are looking forward to welcoming you to Sydney! There are many ways you might engage with the city and its many attractions while you are here. Our aim is for you to feel welcome, happy to be here and have a good time.

Penny's Picks

So, Penny B has been out and about exploring the neighbourhood around Sancta Sophia College, and Sydney more broadly. The Locale page on the website ( contains a treasure trove of useful information she has gathered about  neighbourhood basics such as the weather, eating out, where to get a decent coffee and other such everyday essentials. Penny's Transport TipsThere are also insights into the Sydney transport system and some great ideas for what you could do in your free time before, during or after the conference.  Keep an eye out for Penny’s Picks and Penny’s Transport Tips!

We’ll keep updating this page as new treasures come to light and Penny will also be available in person throughout the conference to assist you with ideas, queries and some printed resource material.