42nd ECTA Annual Conference 2017



Registrations closed on 10 June

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ECTA conferences proudly provide practical hands-on workshops for professionals working across all early childhood sectors from FDC, OSHC, LDC, Kindy and Prep to lower primary. The conference has been held annually on the first Saturday of the state school holidays for forty-one years. Join 600 colleagues at the ECTA Annual Conference to be held at the Sheldon Event Centre on Saturday, 24 June 2017 8:15 - 4:30 (Wine & Cheese 4:30 - 5:30)

Join ECTA at time of registration and save. Yearly membership fees are: $0 full time students, $20 concessional card holders, $60 for part-time students and graduates, $95 individual and $210 organisational.

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How much does it cost?

Conference registration rates
Non-member $345.
Individual & Graduate members $205
Student & Student EYC members $105
Concessional members $110
Organisational members (two staff at $206 each and all others at $290)

Anyone can join ECTA and go to the conference for less

Join + registration costs below
Individual ECTA membership 95+205 (registration cost) = $300
Full-Time Student membership 0+110 (registration cost) = $110 (Copy of student card must be emailed to ECTA)
Part-Time Student membership 60+105 (registration cost) + $165 (Copy of student card must be emailed to ECTA)
Concession card holders membership 20+110 (registration cost) = $130 ((registration cost) Copy of concession card must be emailed to ECTA)
Organisations join ECTA for $210 + register four staff  +206+206+290+290=$1202

Who should attend? 

State, Private and Independent School Teachers and Aides, Community Kindergarten and Pre-Prep Professionals, Childcare Professionals, Family Day Care Professionals, Outside School Hours Care Professionals, University and VET Early Childhood Educators, Early Childhood Education Students, and Community Members involved with Early Childhood Services (health, education and welfare)


All of the grounds are non-smoking. You will have to go out to the road to smoke.

  • When

  • Saturday, 24 June, 2017
    7:30 AM - 5:30 PM
    AUS Eastern Time

  • Where

  • Sheldon Event Centre
    Sheldon College
    1 Taylor Road
    Thornlands, Queensland 4157

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