Breathing New Life 2012
Southbank Melbourne

Keynote Speakers
Call For Abstracts
Important Dates
Conference Committee

This activity will be submitted to ACM, RANZCOG, ACRRM and RACGP for CPD point allocation, and to RACGP or ACRRM for Procedural Training Grants Program eligibility.

The outcomes of these applications will be published as they become available.

25th May - 6.5 points
26th May - 6 points
Antenatal - 6 points
Communications - 6 points
Women Centred Care - 6 points
Motivational Interviewing - 6 points
Vacuum Delivery - 6 points

Full attendance - 16 points
25th May - 8 points
26th May - 8 points
Antenatal Workshop - 6 points

Full attendance - conference
E1202BNLM - 13 Core )&G
Antenatal Workshop
E1201BNLM - 6 Core O&G

Full conference attendance :
Category 2 - 30 points
Social Media & Crisis Communication:
Category 1 - 40 points
Women Centred Care:
Category 1 - 40 points
Antenatal Care:
Category 1 - 40 points
Motivational Internviewing:
Category 1 - 40 points

Early Bird Registration has been extended to the 10th April

Tara Moss, UNICEF Australia's Patron for Breastfeeding
to deliver opening address


Online registrations for the conference are now open. Please log on and enter the details into the registration form.

We are happy to take registrations for workshops only if you are unable to attend the conference. Please register online.

There are two payment options:
1. Online with your credit card: Enter your information below you can pay using your PayPal account or your credit card
2. Pay later: by Direct debit or Fax in Credit Card Form - you will be prompted to download the form when you choose the pay later option.

UNABLE TO REGISTER ONLINE? Please download a registration form to complete and fax or mail in.

If you would like to have your name added to our list to receive email notification when we begin to take registrations please email us on:

is now closed
College member   $A700
Non-Member   $A800
Student ** +   $A500
Day registration   $A450
RANZCOG Fetal Surveillance   $A330
Motivational Interviewing Presented by Jane Raymond and Vanessa Clements $A270
Social Communication and Crisis Communication Presented by Sarah Stewart and David Chard $A330
Birth Places & Assessment of Risk Presented by Jane Sandal and Michael Nicholl $A270
Antenatal Care Forum Presented by Andrew Zuschmann $A270
The Welcome Reception included in Member / Non-member registration fees – FOR CATERING PURPOSES PLEASE INDICATE WHEN YOU REGISTER IF YOU PLAN TO ATTEND
Extra Welcome Reception - Thursday evening $A65
BNL Conference Dinner # - Friday evening $A125

** Student registration is available for pre-registation students. Students may be requested to verify their status with a signed letter from their Head of Department to the Conference Managers
+ The Welcome Reception is NOT included in Student Registration fee
# The Conference Dinner is NOT included in the registration fee
^^ Workshops are NOT included in the registration fee

NOTE: All fees include 10% Goods and Services Tax

Please ensure you have read the registration brochure prior to registering and ensure you are familiar with all terms, conditions and cancellation policies.

Fulltime registration
Attendance at all Congress sessions
Industry exhibition admission
Daily morning and afternoon teas, lunches
Welcome Reception
Conference Satchel containing the Congress program and abstracts book

Note: Fulltime registration does not include the Conference Dinner or other social functions other than the Pre-conference Reception. Please indicate on the registration form if you wish to purchase a ticket/s to these functions.

Student registration
Attendance at all Congress sessions
Industry exhibition admission
Morning and afternoon teas, lunch
Satchel containing the Congress program and abstracts book

Note: * Student is designated as a person undertaking their pre-registration degree.Student registration does not include the Welcome Reception, Congress Dinner or other social functions. Delegates may purchase tickets to these functions at the guest ticket price. Please indicate on the registration form if you wish to purchase a ticket to these functions.

Workshop registration
Attendance to the workshop nominated on the registrations form
Morning and afternoon tea and lunch on the day of the workshop

Late or on-site registration refers to those delegates who register on or after 18 May 2012, or those who pay to register upon arrival at the Congress. Congress satchels and their contents cannot be guaranteed for late/on-site registrants.


Early Bird Registration
The Early Bird rate will apply until 12mn on the 23rd March 2012. To be eligible for the Early Bird rate payment Fax in Credit Card forms must be received by the 12mn on the 23rd March 2012. Forms received in after this date will automatically be charged the Standard rate. Delegates with outstanding fees at the time of registration conference will be required to provide a credit card guarantee. If payment is not received 14 days after the event, the credit card will be charged.

All delegates who register and pay online will be sent an automated tax invoice by return email.

Refunds and Cancellations
Registration cancellations and amendments must be sent in writing either by mail, fax or email to the Conference Secretariat. A $88 cancellation fee will be charged for cancellations received in writing prior to 5pm on 1st May 2012. After this date there will be no refunds made; however substitute delegates will be accepted. All amendments and delegate substitutions will incur an additional $20.00 administrative charge. Refunds will be processed after the conference close.

It is the responsibility of delegates to arrange their own travel insurance. The conference does not endorse or have any arrangements with any companies.

The conference organisers reserve the right to change activities, topics and presenters where necessary. "The organisers shall not be liable for any loss caused by the cancellation of the conference where such cancellation is due to Force Majeure. The term "Force Majeure" means any circumstance beyond the reasonable control of the organisers including but not limited to War, hostilities (whether war be declared or not), terrorism, aircraft hijacking, military operation, riot, civil war, rebellion, civil commotion or unrest, Acts or Regulations of government, refusal to grant visas, explosions, transport delays, transport difficulties and the insolvency of airline carriers. The organisers will use all reasonable efforts to conduct the conference despite the intervention or occurrence of any such cause."

Australian College of Midwives
Royal College of General Practitioners