Blind Citizens Australia National Convention 2019
Date and Time
The Old Woolstore Hotel
1 Macquarie St, Hobart TAS 7000, Australia
This year, BCA's National Convention will be held in Tasmania at The Old Woolstore, 1 Macquarie St, Hobart, from 29-31 March 2019, with an additional sight-seeing day on 1 April. Please ensure that you complete your registration by 15th March 2019.
Travel and accommodation arrangements must be made and paid for by the individual attending the convention. Further information about accommodation can be found on the BCA website at www.bca.org.au/conv2019/
Note: If you are attending the convention as a volunteer, nominated agency representative, carer, or guest speaker (attending your session only), please contact BCA on 1800 033 660 before you register to discuss the process for registration.
If you haven’t already checked out the draft program for the convention, please do so at www.bca.org.au/conv2019/
INFORMATION FOR FIRST TIME ATTENDEES
We will be offering a “Buddy Program” to assist first time attendees and more recent members to feel more at home during the convention. If you are attending convention for the first time and would like the benefit of a more experienced buddy over the convention weekend, please complete the relevant section of this registration. Also, if you would like to act as a buddy during the convention, please complete your details on the registration form.
We have limited funds available to support people outside of Tasmania to attend the convention. This financial assistance would help to cover costs of travel and accommodation, but does not include covering the cost of registration.
If you believe that you would not be able to attend the convention without financial assistance, please tick the relevant box when you register, and also complete this application form which you can find on the BCA website at www.bca.org.au/conv2019/
It is important that you complete and pay for registration as well as completing your application for financial assistance. If you are successful in receiving financial assistance, we will discuss travel and accommodation arrangements with you. If you are unsuccessful, we will give you the option to continue with your attendance, or to issue a refund for your registration.
REGISTRATION DUE DATE
Please complete your registration by Friday 15th March 2019. Registration can also be made by telephone using your credit card on 1800 033 660.
Blind Citizens Australia
Blind Citizens Australia (BCA) is the united voice of Australians who are blind or vision impaired. Our mission is to achieve equity and equality by our empowerment, by promoting positive community attitudes, and by striving for high quality and accessible services which meet our needs.