General Information

Conference Venue

National Convention Centre
31 Constitution Ave
Canberra ACT 2601Multiple award-winning, the National Convention Centre Canberra (NCCC) is the largest, purpose-built conference and event venue in the ACT. Situated within the CBD, the NCCC is within close proximity to a wide variety of accommodation and restaurant options, plus walking distance to Lake Burley Griffin.NCCC sustainability statement

Conference Secretariat

P: +61 2 6281 6624

Cancellation Policy

Delegates who find themselves unable to attend the Australian Museums and Galleries Association National Conference 2020 after submitting their online registration are most welcome to nominate a substitute. All substitutions and cancellations must be made by email to

Cancellations received before / on Monday 28 September 2020 will be refunded, less an administration fee of $99. Cancellations received after Monday 28 September 2020 are not refundable. Exceptions are at the discretion of the Organising Committee.

All hotel booking cancellations MUST be made in writing to Cancellations received after Monday 28 September 2020 will be charged by the hotel according to their cancellation policy.


Payment of Fees

All conference and function payments must be received prior to the conference.



Registration fees do not include insurance of any kind. It is strongly recommended that participants take out their own general travel insurance. It is suggested that the insurance policy should also cover loss of fees/deposit, airfares, accommodation charges, medical expenses, loss or damage to personal property and repatriation expenses. The organisers do not take responsibility for any delegate failing to insure.



A list of participants will be produced which includes individuals’ details such as name, organisation, state and Twitter handle. You will be asked for permission for your details to be included when you register.

AMaGA2020 is being operated in accordance with the Global Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) which came into effect on 25 May 2018.

Therefore, before you begin your registration, you will need to give consent for your data to be used in facilitating your event registration, as well as in the planning and implementation of the Conference (providing dietary requirements to conference venues and accommodation bookings details to the specified hotel for example).

This request for data consent is in accordance with GDPR and represents our commitment to protecting the privacy of all personal data you provide during the registration process.

If you do not provide consent, you will unfortunately be unable to register for AMaGA2020.

For more information about the GDPR policy and to view our privacy policy click here.



The conference registration information is correct at the time of publishing. However, the organisers reserve the right to change the information where necessary without notice.

In the event of industrial disruptions, the conference and the organisers accept no responsibility.


Recommended dress for the conference is smart casual for all conference sessions and social functions.


Catering and Dietary Requirements

Morning and afternoon teas and lunches will be provided in the NCCC’s Exhibition Hall, amongst the exhibition. If you have not already notified Conference Logistics of any special dietary requirements (eg. vegetarian), please do so as soon as possible by emailing

Dietary requests will be catered for to the best of the venue’s ability. Individuals with severe allergies are requested to advise Conference Logistics of their requirements prior to the conference, and bring any allergy medication (EpiPen, Phenergan, etc.) as prescribed by your doctor to the conference and any associated function. Whilst due care is taken by the organisers and venue, individuals must take primary responsibility for their own health.


No Smoking Policy

All the rooms and event spaces for AMaGA2020 are non-smoking.


Access Requirements

We endeavour to ensure delegates with access requirements are catered for. Should you require particular assistance, please make a note on your registration form or contact Conference Logistics on +61 2 6281 6624 or


Visa Applications

All visitors to Australia (except for New Zealand passport holders) must have a valid visa. Please refer to the following documents for more information:

Business Fact Sheet for guidance on the visa options that may be most suitable for you
General Information Fact Sheet: for information on visa application requirements.

There are many visa options available to people wishing to visit Australia. The appropriate visa option will depend, among other things, on the person’s purpose for visiting Australia. To ensure you have the appropriate visa please visit this page at the Department of Home Affairs.

It is suggested that all visitors should apply for a visa at least two months prior to their intended date of departure, and four months prior for people with character or health concerns.

  Novel Coronavirus

We are providing you with information about the novel coronavirus to prevent spread upon arrival at hotels and other venues.

Click here to read the factsheet. Regular updates on the emerging situation will be provided at