2019 Annual Conference

Annual conference registration

To register, please put in your details below and click ‘send’. You will be invoiced for conference registration within one month.


About the conference

The CAPA Annual Conference will be held on 4 – 6 December in Melbourne at Victoria University’s City Flinders Campus, opposite Flinders Street station in the heart of Melbourne. The conference is sponsored by our affiliates Monash Postgraduate Association, Victoria University Postgraduate Association, and the University of Melbourne Graduate Student Association.

The conference provides an opportunity for postgraduate student representatives to increase their capacity and learn from one another. We are organising a range of external speakers, discussion panels, and skill-sharing sessions from affiliates.

This year is the 40-year anniversary of CAPA. The highlight of the conference is the gala dinner on Thursday the 5th of December, where current affiliates as well as past CAPA committee members will be invited to celebrate our achievements at the exclusive Long Room at the Immigration Museum.

The conference includes the Annual Council Meeting, elections for the 2020 office bearer team, and planning next year’s campaigns and advocacy.

The conference will run from 9:30am until 5pm each day.


Registration closes on the 20th of November. We cannot accommodate any dietary requirements received after this time.


  • Financial affiliates: $380 inc GST three-day catering package and gala dinner
  • Non-financial affiliates and observers: $400 inc GST three-day catering package and gala dinner

Registrants will be invoiced within the month.


Delegates will be required to book their own accommodation. We recommend making reservations early as affordable options are booking out quickly. We suggest affiliates consider the following options nearby and book ASAP:


Affiliate organisations are invited to make submissions to the agenda by the 1st of November 2019. All agenda items should be sent to the General Secretary: gensec@capa.edu.au.

The agenda will be released one month prior to the conference. The agenda and all attachments will be released in a shared Google Drive, with the link to be shared with affiliates and attendees.

Forms and documents

If you are intending to vote on behalf of your organisation, please ensure you have submitted a valid delegate credentialing form. A blank form can be downloaded here. Please ensure your credentialing form is submitted at least one week before the conference.

The CAPA Constitution, Regulations, and Policy Book can be downloaded from the organisational documents page.

Questions and support

Please email president@capa.edu.au for any questions or enquiries.