19 to 22 MAY 2022

The venue for the Association’s National Conference and Annual General Meeting on 19 to 22 May 2022 has been confirmed as the Hotel Realm National Circuit Barton ACT

Members and their guests are encouraged to ‘save the date’ and to anticipate registration being opened in February 2022.

The  Board and the ACT Branch look forward to your participation in ‘Celebrating Service .


The ACT Branch Committee is pleased to announce new details for the 2022 National Conference and Annual General Meeting. The outline program is:

Thursday 19 May:

  • Board meeting.
  • Reception at Government House, Yarralumla.

Friday 20 May: National Conference.
Saturday 21 May:

  • National AGM.
  • Members’ Forum.
  • National Dinner including presentation of Foundation awards.

Sunday 22 May:

  • Commemorative Service.
  • Farewell Luncheon.

Activities will be centred on Hotel Realm in Canberra’s inner south, which will be the venue for the Conference, the AGM and the Members’ Forum. The Conference Dinner will be held at the National Arboretum, while the Commemorative Service and Farewell Luncheon will be held at the National Museum of Australia.

Hotel Realm is part of the Doma Group, four hotels within easy walking distance of each other and offering a range of accommodation styles and prices:

  • Hotel Realm: 5 star hotel with hotel and suite style accommodation.
  • Burbury Hotel & Apartments: 4.5 star hotel with hotel rooms, suites and apartments.
  • Little National Hotel: 4 star hotel with affordable luxury to all.
  • Brassey Hotel: 4 star 1920s hotel with old world charm, fully refurbished in 2017.

All four hotels are pleased to extend 15% off best available rates for delegates attending our Conference. To take advantage of the discount, delegates can visit the respective website, follow the links to make a reservation, then enter the booking code EVENT.


Alternatively, delegates can call or email Central Reservations and advise which hotel they would prefer to book and quote the code EVENT.

Central Reservations.
T: +61 2 6163 1888

Further details about the Conference will be available shortly on the Association’s website and in the November edition of The Order.

PLEASE NOTE: Delegates can book accommodation at Doma Group hotels now, but recognising COVID-19 uncertainties, registration for Conference events will not open until February 2022.

National Museum of Australia