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34th National Convention

event  13 March 2019 - 15 March 2019  |  Hotel Grand Chancellor Hobart

The National Convention has been developed by a team of tax professionals who aim to bring you a program that is technically relevant and practical, and designed to meet the needs of tax professionals in all industries, at all stages of their career. With more than 500 attendees each year this is a great opportunity to network with the brightest minds in tax.

Visit our National Convention site to see the lineup and discover more about the social activities and tourism options on offer.

Tickets to our Social Option 1: Gin & Whisky Tasting at Lark Distillery is now sold out!

Key speakers include:

  • Prof. Richard Vann, CTA, University of Sydney
  • Prof. Dale Pinto, CTA-Life, Curtin University
  • Premila Roe, CTA, BHP Billiton
  • Denise Honey, CTA, Pitcher Partners
  • Julianne Jaques, CTA, Victorian Bar
  • Second Commissioner, Andrew Mills, CTA (Life), Australian Taxation Office
  • Mitch McPherson, SPEAK UP! Stay ChatTY
  • Prof. Robert (Bob) Deutsch, CTA, The Tax Institute
  • Chris Jordan, AO, CTA, Commissioner of Taxation
  • Ali Noroozi, former Inspector-General of Taxation

If you have any queries regarding registration options please email or telephone 02 8223 0040.



Hotel Grand Chancellor Hobart

The Tax Institute’s 34th National Convention will be held at the Hotel Grand Chancellor Hobart.

By car or taxi, Hotel Grand Chancellor is approximately a 15 minute drive from Hobart Airport.

Address: Hotel Grand Chancellor Hobart, 1 Davey St, Hobart TAS 7000

To book your accommodation and travel, click here.


Getting There


ConferenceNational has negotiated special rates with several accommodation providers for delegates travelling to the convention in Hobart.

Room rates are quoted on per room, per night basis (inclusive of GST).

Book your flights and accommodation today

Networking Activities

Welcome Reception | Wednesday 13 March

The Lounge by Frogmore Creek

Join us in the rustic charm of The Lounge by Frogmore Creek for drinks, canapes and networking at the close of day one.

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


Gala Dinner and Tax Adviser of the Year Awards | Thursday 14 March


The Gala Dinner is always a highlight of the National Convention.

Time: 7.00pm onwards

Price: Inclusive for all full registration delegates

Table of 10 bookings - email direct

Additional tickets: $175 per person

Dress: Cocktail

Find out more about The Tax Adviser of the Year Awards

Social Options

The Tax Institute has put together a list of optional social activities throughout the course of the convention to help you enjoy your stay in Hobart.

Find out more

The Tax Institute CPD Event App

The Tax Institute understands the impact that an event of this nature has on the environment, especially when printing delegate materials. We are excited to announce that The Tax Institute has an event app. This app is easy to use and contains program information, materials (technical papers and slides), evaluation forms and more. We encourage all delegates to download the app on their phone or tablet prior to this event. Once the materials are available, an email will be sent to delegates with access details (in the days leading into the event).

Download the app for iPad or Android.

The Tax Institute CPD Event App download link - Apple iPad The Tax Institute CPD Event App download link - Android

Interested in raising your company's profile?

Find out more about becoming a sponsor by contacting Wayne Flekser on 02 8223 0071 or email us for further details.


For further information about the event please contact us on +61 3 9603 2000 or email us.