Early Bird Registration CLOSES ON 21 DECEMBER 2015.

Registration Fees and Entitlements

Registration Category Early Bird
(Closes 21 Dec 2015)
(After 21 Dec 2015)
Full Registration – Member $725.00 $945.00
Full Registration – Non Member $850.00 $1105.00
Full Registration – Student Member $465.00 $605.00
Full Registration – Student Non Member $525.00 $685.00
Day Registration – Member $285.00 $370.00
Day Registration – Non Member $335.00 $435.00
Additional Ticket to Conference Dinner $130.00 $130.00
Additional Ticket to Welcome Reception & Poster Session $85.00 $85.00

All prices are listed in Australian Dollars

If you are a member of RACI, or a member one of the following organisations, you are entitled to the discounted member rate:

  1. Australian & New Zealand Forensic Science Society (ANZFSS)
  2. Australian Science Teachers Association (ASTA)
  3. The New Zealand Institute of Chemistry (NZIC)
  4. Australian Water Association
  5. ARCS Australia Ltd
  6. Surface Coatings Associations Australia (SCAA)
  7. Institute of Instrumentation, Control & Automation (IICA)
  8. Science Teachers’ Association of Queensland (STAQ)

Student Travel Grant

Student Travel Grants are available to Postgraduate and Honours students to attend the Royal Australian Chemical Institute Conference, PhysChem 2016, at The University of Canterbury, Christchurch from 2-5 February 2016.

Download the application form HERE

Registration Entitlements

Full Registration for members and non-members includes attendance at all sessions. Full registration also includes:

one set of electronic conference proceedings, delegate gift, name badge, lunch, morning and afternoon refreshments, entry to the welcome reception & poster session and conference dinner.

Day Registration includes attendance at sessions on the nominated day of attendance, one set of electronic conference proceedings, satchel, name badge, and lunch, morning and afternoon refreshments on the day of attendance. Day registration does not include any of the social program functions. Tickets to attend any of the social functions need to be purchased separately.

Acknowledgment of Registration

Your registration will be acknowledged in writing with confirmation of your requirements, upon receipt of your completed registration form, whether electronically or in hard copy. Electronic tax invoice/confirmation letters will also be issued. All updates regarding the conference will be posted to the conference website. Each delegate will receive a name badge upon arrival to the conference. The name badge will be your official pass and must be worn to obtain entry to all sessions and to social functions. Day registrants and partners will be added to guest lists for each additional event booked.

Cancelling your Conference Registration

Cancellations must be received in writing to Leishman Associates. Cancellations will not be deemed to be received until you have written confirmation from Leishman Associates.  If you have not received acknowledgement within two business days, please contact the Conference Managers Leishman Associates on (03) 6234 7844.

If you are cancelling any or all aspects of your booking: registration, accommodation and/or a tour, this can be done with one correspondence to 

Cancellations postmarked on or before, 5 January 2016, will incur a fee of 50% of the registration amount.

No refunds will be made for cancellations for the conference postmarked on or after 5 January 2016, however substitutions may be accepted.


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 Insurance should cover loss arising from the cancellation of the conference by the organisers or a person’s inability to attend due to any reason whatsoever. No responsibility is taken by the conference managers for any person not holding insurance.