Inspire Aspire 2023 Conference


Essential Information

When: Thursday 31st August & Friday 1st
September 2023

Where: Melbourne, Victoria

Accommodation: Pullman Melbourne Albert Park, 65 Queens Rd,
Albert Park VIC 3004

Conference Venue: Pullman Melbourne Albert Park, 65 Queens
Rd, Albert Park VIC 3004

Awards Venue: The Park, 36 Lakeside Drive, Melbourne
Victoria. Opposite the Pullman.

Awards Night Dress Code: The dress code is cocktail and the
theme is GOLD FEVER – Come dressed in a touch (or a lot!) of GOLD.

Attendees: The Centre Manager plus one guest from each centre
will be attending, along with members of the Network Team, Quality &
Curriculum team and the People & Culture team. The top two finalists from
each award category will also be invited to the Aspires Awards night.

Times: The Conference will run from 12.00pm-4.30pm on day one
and 8.30am-4.00pm on day two. The Aspires Awards night runs from 6.30-11.00pm
on Thursday 31st August.

Registration: Registration will be open from 10am-12pm on
Thursday 31st, we ask that Melbourne based centres arrive between 10-11am to
avoid congestion at the registration tables as the out of state teams will
be arriving between 11am-12pm. please drop your bag with concierge before
proceeding to the Grand Ballroom on level 1 for registration and
lunch. 

Flights: There will be one flight from ACT and SA and two
flights from NSW and QLD on the Thursday morning to Melbourne and the same
number of flights back again on Friday evening. Due to the number of
passengers, we cannot accommodate requests for preferred flight times, these
will be determined at random by the airline. Please see flight times below:
 

DEPARTING SYDNEY

FLIGHT 1 VIRGIN – VA816 DEPARTING 8:00am, ARRIVING in Melbourne 9:35am. RETURN
– VA879 DEPARTING 6:30pm, ARRIVING 7:55pm. FLIGHT 2 VIRGIN – VA820 DEPARTING
8:30am, ARRIVING in Melbourne 10:05am. RETURN – VA883 DEPARTING 7:00pm,
ARRIVING 8:25pm.  

DEPARTING BRISBANE
FLIGHT 1 VIRGIN – VA314 DEPARTING 7:55am, ARRIVING in Melbourne 10:20am.
RETURN – VA347 DEPARTING 6:10pm, ARRIVING 8:20pm. FLIGHT 2 QANTAS – QF611
DEPARTING 8:15am, ARRIVING in Melbourne 10:40am. RETURN – QF628 DEPARTING
6:20pm, ARRIVING 8:30pm.  

DEPARTING ADELAIDE
VIRGIN FLIGHT – VA208 DEPARTING 7:40am, ARRIVING in Melbourne 9:30am. RETURN –
VA241 DEPARTING 6:10pm, ARRIVING 7:05pm.  

DEPARTING CANBERRA 
VIRGIN FLIGHT – VA256 DEPARTING 8:25am, ARRIVING in Melbourne 9:35am. QANTAS
RETURN – QF1528 DEPARTING 6:25pm, ARRIVING 7:30pm.  

RSVP: Please RSVP by July 14th to allow time to
book flights and accommodation. Please refer to the FAQ tab on this website
for all other information and logistics. If you have any further questions,
please email
[email protected]

We look forward to connecting and celebrating with you.

Conference Agenda

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