2023 National Conference – Geelong, Victoria

Geelong Library & Heritage Centre

Working Together–Building the Future

Save the Date

May 18 – 21, 2023

Venue: Geelong Events Centre

The Order of Australia Association Victoria Branch invites you to join us May 18-21, 2023 in Geelong as we start Working Together-Building the Future

Thursday May 18

Registration Desk and Merchandise shop open 12.30pm to 5.30pm

Early evening – Welcome to Geelong Reception at the Geelong Library & Heritage Centre

Dinner at your expense in the dining precinct along Little Malop Street

Friday May 19

Registration Desk and Merchandise shop open 8.30am to 1.30pm

Welcome to Country then Official Opening, Oration, Key note address, preparing quality nominations.
Field Trip to innovative business precincts that have formed clusters working together and growing with other smaller industries and service providers

Saturday May 20

Registration Desk and Merchandise shop open 8.30am to 3.30pm

Annual General Meeting and Members’ Forum

Panel sessions focusing on:

  • Environmental sustainability
  • Social and economic values of multi-cultural communities Australia wide
  • Indigenous leadership in our nation
  • Health & Wellbeing in the Future

National Conference Dinner and OAA Foundation awards to scholarship recipients at

Mt Duneed Estate Winery an iconic Geelong winery.

Return transport from Geelong central location

Sunday May 21

Registration Desk and Merchandise shop open 10.00am to 1.00pm

Sunday Brunch: Together we have worked through unparalleled challenges.

We will respectfully acknowledge: Frontline people in the community from agricultural, cashiers, cleaners, delivery drivers, educators, food processors, healthcare, maintenance, protective services and beyond.

Conference venue is Geelong Events Centre next to the conference hotel Rydges Geelong Hotel corner of Myers & Gheringhap Streets, Geelong.


OAA VIC Branch Chair Helene Bender AM
E: chairvic@theorderofaustralia.asn.au
M: 0407 261 951