Expression of Interest

We invite you to register your Expression of Interest to attend the WCHA 2009 Conference taking place at the Sebel & Citigate King George Square. Click on the 'Subscribe' button below to register, and to receive Conference updates and notification of when Conference registration becomes available.




Conference Venue

The Sebel & Citigate King George Square Brisbane

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Conference Managers

Tour Hosts Pty Limited, Conference Managers

arinex Pty Limited
ABN 28 000 386 676

arinex Pty Limited has been appointed as the official PCO (Professional Conference Organiser). arinex is the largest total service provider for conferences, events, business travel and exhibitions in Australia. They are the only Australian partner of INCON, an exclusive international network of the world’s top conference organisers and event managers. They are ideally placed to combine international know how and local expertise to this Conference and look forward to working with the Women' & Children's Hospitals Australasia and all its members to produce one of the best Conferences in its history.

Address for Communications

Please contact the Conference Managers at the address below for further information.

WCHA 2009 Conference Managers

Level 10, 51 Druitt St,
Sydney NSW 2000, Australia

Postal Address:
GPO Box 128, Sydney NSW 2001 Australia
Ph: +61 2 9265 0700
Fax: +61 2 9267 5443
Email: [email protected]


WCHA2009 Conference Delegate List

Click here to download WCHA2009 Conference Delegate List (PDF File,36KB)

Continuing Professional Development

The Organising Committee for the WCHA Conference 2009 is pleased to confirm that the conference will entitle delegates to claim CPD points for attendance at the conference.

This conference has been endorsed by the Royal College of Nursing, Australia according to approved criteria.  Attendance attracts RCNA Continuing Nurse Education (CNE) points as part of RCNA’s Life Long Learning Program (3LP).


Conference Day Points
WHA Conference Day one 6.5 RCNA CNE Points
WHA Conference Day two 6 RCNA CNE Points
WHA Clinical Forum 6 RCNA CNE Points
CHA Conference Day one 5 RCNA CNE Points
CHA Conference Day two 6 RCNA CNE Points
CHA Clinical Forum 6 RCNA CNE Points


To register, click on the registration button below.

Please note that all persons intending to attend the conference must register, including speakers.




Alternatively, please download the following hard-copy form and post, email or fax to Conference Managers.

Click here to download Hard Copy Registration Form (PDF File, 207kb)

Registration Fees (including GST)

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Category Before 11th September After 11th September   
2 Day (Tues & Wed) – Member $670 $750
2 Day (Wed & Thurs) - Member $670 $750
2 Day (Tues & Wed) - Non-Member $870 $950
2 Day (Wed & Thurs) - Non-Member $870 $950
3 Day (Tues/Wed/Thurs) - Member $895 $950
3 Day (Tues/Wed/Thurs) - Non-Member $950 $1150
Day Registration - Member $350 $350
Day Registration - Non-Member $425 $425
WHA Clinical Forum - Member (Monday) $110 $110
CHA Clinical Forum - Member (Friday) $110 $110
WHA Clinical Forum - Non-Member (Monday) $150 $150
CHA Clinical Forum - Non-Member (Friday) $150 $150


Exhibitors should refer to the Exhibition Manual for their registration details and entitlements.

Registration Fee Entitlements

Full Registration

The full registration fee entitles delegates to the following:  


Day Registration

The day registration fee entitles delegates to the following:  


Clinical Forum Day Registration

The day registration fee entitles delegates to the following:  

Important Registration Information

Credit card payment online

Please note all online registrations require immediate payment by credit card. Accepted credit cards: MasterCard, Visa, American Express and Diners Club. Please note all transactions by credit card will appear on your statement as payment to ‘Conference by THPL’.

Cheque payments

All payments by cheque incur a $10 processing fee.

If you are unable to pay by credit card please download the hard copy registration form (above). Registration forms must be accompanied with payment.

Cheque payments will only be accepted up until 12 October 2009. After this date, all registrations and accommodation bookings must be submitted online with credit card details at or by calling +61 2 9265 0700.

Cheques are to be made payable to ‘WCHA 2009 Conference’. Your name and full address should be typed or printed clearly on the back of the cheque. Cheque payments from overseas must be a bank cheque in Australian Dollars drawn on an Australian Bank. No other currency will be accepted.

Faxing/posting registrations

Faxed or posted registration forms will only be processed/confirmed if credit card details or cheque payment is accompanied with the form.


Your registration and payment will be acknowledged via email or post with confirmation of your requirements according to your registration form.  Your registration will not be processed or confirmed if payment does not accompany your form.

You will not receive any further publications before the Conference. Your letter of acknowledgment will include any further advice necessary prior to your arrival at the Conference.  At the Conference you will receive the final program, an abstract supplement and a list of delegates.

Cancellation and Refund policy

Cancellations must be notified in writing to the Conference Managers.

Registration Fees:


Entrance to Conference

Each delegate at the Conference will receive a name badge upon registration. The badge will be your official pass and must be clearly visible at all times to obtain entry to all sessions and to social functions.


Registration fees do not include insurance of any kind. It is strongly recommended that at the time you register for the Conference and book your travel you take out an insurance policy of your choice. The Conference Managers cannot take any responsibility for any participant failing to arrange their own insurance. The insurance is to be purchased in your country of origin.