Social Functions

Welcome Reception

Date: Wednesday 9th August 2023
Time: 4:30 PM – 6:30 PM
Dress: Casual
Venue: Pre-Function Area, CENTREPIECE on Melbourne Park
Cost: Full Registration: Included with registration  |  Day Registration / Non-delegate: $110

Gala Dinner

Date: Thursday 10th August 2023
Time: 6:30 PM  – 11:00 PM
Dress: We encourage delegates to embrace a smart casual to cocktail dress code, adding a touch of personal flair by incorporating their favourite sporting team colours as a fun and spirited way to showcase their support.
Venue: MCG
Cost: Full Registration: $35 |  Day Registration / Non-delegate: $170
Getting Here:
The Olympic Room at the MCG is located on Level 2 at the Olympic Stand, the closest gate is Gate 3
Parking: Parking is available nearby to the MCG at the following locations:

  • Federation Square: Corner of Flinders & Swanston St
  • City Square: 202-208 Flinders Lane
  • Melbourne & Olympic Parks – Entrance D off Olympic Boulevard
  • Metered Parking – Available on Jolimont St, Jolimont Terrace, Clarendon St

Ride share / Taxi: Ask to be dropped at the corner of Jolimont Street and Jolimont Terrace


  • Wellington Parade: Exit station, walk through the park towards the MCG
  • Olympic Park – Disembark at Rod Laver, walk up the ramp to footbridge to the MCG.


  • Richmond Station: Exit station, cross Punt Rd, walk towards the MCG via Brunton Ave
  • Jolimont Station: Exit station, walk 120 meters through Yarra Park to the MCG