Other family-related conferences

With the government currently advising against non-essential gatherings of 500 people or more to help reduce transmission of coronavirus (COVID 19) some conferences may be cancelled or postponed. Please check with the conference organisers for the latest updates.

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2021  January | FebruaryMarch | April | May | June | July | August | September | October | November | December

Postponed conferences



Australian Rural & Remote Mental Health Symposium
Canberra, ACT & Online
26-28 October 2020


International Population Data Linkage Network (IPDLN) Conference - rescheduled date
2-3 November 2020

Australian Association of Social Workers (AASW) National Symposium
6 November 2020

14th Symposium on Child Custody
9-13 November 2020 (USA time zone)

3rd Australasian FASD Conference
Sydney, NSW
11-12 November 2020

21st International Mental Health Conference 
Gold Coast, Qld and Online 
12-14 November 2020

9th Biennial International Indigenous Research Conference 
16-20 November 2020

Prevent X - Conference for Primary Prevention of Violence Against Women Practitioners
17-18 November 2020

8th National Brain Injury Conference
Camperdown, NSW
23-25 November 2020

Child & Adolescent Mental Health Conference - rescheduled date
Surfers Paradise, Qld
25-27 November 2020


National Homelessness Conference - rescheduled date 
1-2 December 2020

2020 STOP Domestic Violence Conference
Gold Coast, Qld
2-4 December 2020

6th Australian & New Zealand Addiction Conference
Surfers Paradise, Qld & Online
7-9 December 2020

EIF (Early Intervention Foundation) National Conference - rescheduled date
London, UK 
8 December 2020



Australasian Journal of Early Childhood (AJEC) Research Symposium
11-12 February 2021

WACOSS (Western Australian Council of Social Service) Conference - rescheduled date 
Fremantle, WA
22-24 February 2021


Australian Early Development Census (AEDC) National Conference
15-19 March 2021

Frontline Mental Health Conference - new
Townsville, Qld
15-16 March 2021

6th National Indigenous Drug and Alcohol Conference 
Glenelg, SA 
23-26 March 2021

Evidence and Implementation Summit 2020 - rescheduled date
Sydney, NSW
30-31 March 2021


ECA National Conference: Young citizens: The right to play, learn and be heard
Brisbane, Qld
21-24 April 2021

19th National Family Law Conference
Adelaide, SA
27-30 April 2021

9th National United States Health and Domestic Violence Conference
Chicago, USA
28-30 April 2021


Child Inclusive Practice (CIP) Forum
Melbourne, Vic
3-5 May 2021

Children Thrive When Families Thrive Brainwave Conference 
Auckland and Wellington, New Zealand
18 and 20 May 2021

7th Rural and Remote Health Scientific Symposium: Shaping the future
Alice Springs, NT
24-25 May 2021

Early Years Conference: Today's Children, Tomorrow's Future
Cairns, Qld.
27-28 May 2021


Family and Relationship Services Australia (FRSA) National Conference
Adelaide, SA
7-10 June 2021

World Association for Infant Mental Health 2020 Congress - rescheduled date
Brisbane, Qld
22-26 June 2021


9th SNAICC National Conference - new
Gold Coast, Qld
30 August-2 September 2021


ISPCAN Congress 2021: 20/20 Vision - Child Maltreatment Prevention - new
Adelaide, SA
12-15 September 2021

European Evaluation Society 14th Biennial Conference rescheduled date
Copenhagan, Denmark
21-25 September 2021


(new dates to be announced soon)

3rd ANROWS National Research Conference on Violence against Women: Evidence in Action(link is external)
Adelaide, SA

Australasian Law Reform Agencies Conference
Brisbane, Qld

Context Matters: Understanding, preventing and responding to sexual violence and abuse(link is external)
Mooloolaba, Qld

Families and Children Forum (Adelaide)
Adelaide, SA

Families and Children Forum (Brisbane)
Brisbane, Qld

Independent Gambling Research Conference
Melbourne, Vic

Network of Alcohol and other Drugs Agencies (NADA) Conference
Sydney, NSW

Proud Partnerships in Place: 2020 ANZSOG First Peoples’ Public Administration Conference
Brisbane, Qld

Queensland Youth Sector Forum
Brisbane, Qld

Mental Health across the Lifespan 2020 Conference
Melbourne, Vic

Please note: We have obtained this information from a variety of sources and cannot guarantee the accuracy of dates or other content.

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