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Networking Activities

The 34th National Convention program includes a variety of social functions, allowing you to relax and socialise with peers. The Convention Welcome Reception and Convention Gala Dinner are included in the full registration cost. Additional tickets may be purchased separately using the registration form.

Wednesday 13 March

Convention Welcome Reception | The Lounge by Frogmore Creek

Join us at our stunning welcome reception venue, The Lounge by Frogmore Creek, for drinks, canapes and networking.

Time: Time: 5.30pm–7.30pm
Price: Price: Included in the full convention registration fee
Additional tickets: Additional tickets: $80 per person
Dress: Smart casual

The Welcome Reception will be followed by a number of optional activities. Please scroll down to view details about the three options.

Salt House Cairns

Thursday 14 March

National Convention Gala Dinner and the Tax Adviser of the Year Awards Ceremony | Hotel Grand Chancellor

The Gala Dinner is always a highlight of National Convention. As the only national gathering of The Tax Institute’s membership, their staff and clients, the Gala Dinner is always a highlight of the National Convention.

Time: 7.00pm
Price: Inclusive for all full registration delegates
Additional tickets: $175 per person
Dress: Cocktail
Night image of gala dinner

Wednesday 13 March - Option 1

Whisky and Gin Tasting | Lark Distillery

Lark Distillery is one of Australia’s leading distilleries, producing high-quality, premium spirits using traditional time-honoured methods. Join your fellow delegates for an exclusive tasting of Lark whiskies.

Time: 7.30pm onwards
Additional tickets: $45 per person
Dress: Smart casual

This social option is now sold out!

Ochre Restaurant Cairns

Wednesday 13 March - Option 2

Franklin Restaurant

This is the ultimate in dining in Tasmania. A bar-cum-restaurant in the heart of Hobart’s CBD that has been voted number one restaurant in Tasmania and number six in Australia.

Time: 7.30pm onwards
Price: $130 inc beverages
Dress: Smart casual
Spirit of Cairns dinner cruise

Wednesday 13 March - Option 3

Wine Tasting

Sample some of Tasmania's finest wines and local cuisine at our Welcome Reception venue, Frogmore Creek City.

Time: 7:30pm onwards
Price: $45.00
Dress: Smart casual

Ochre Restaurant Cairns

Tours and Activities

There is a range of superb recreational options available for delegates to book via Discover Tasmania , including:

Coconut Palms and beach