2019 Australian Biosecurity Symposium

Be a part of the biosecurity conversation in Australia at the inaugural Australian Biosecurity Symposium!

Biosecurity updates

The Symposium will focus on preventative biosecurity practices, research and innovation, outside of the box thinking and the exchange of knowledge and ideas across the biosecurity collective.

Share your ideas

Our Symposium will provide the ideal platform for diverse cross-sectoral discussion, where new concepts are introduced, ideas are shared and tested, advice is sought and given, and new partnerships built.

Learn from the best

Network with some of the industry’s best! Collaboration is encouraged to help create and strengthen new and existing relationships across all sectors.

Abstracts deadline extended!

The deadline for abstract submissions has been extended to 5pm Friday 22 February! Don't miss out on the chance to share your ideas, concepts, research or innovation with the biosecurity collective! With four presentation types and four themes to choose from the opportunities are in abundance!




Industry sectors



Catch the early bird rate!

Discounted registration available until 5pm Friday 29 March. Get up close to professionals across Australia’s seven agricultural and environmental sectors as they unite for the inaugural Australian Biosecurity Symposium.


Attendee comfort is important to us. There are several accessible rooms, spaces and services available.


Freshly brewed Vittoria coffee and a selection of teas available to keep you going all day long.


Join us for drinks and canapes at our registration welcome function from 5pm.


Free standard WiFi is available in all public spaces and guest rooms.


There are an abundance of networking opportunities available from refreshment breaks, within the sessions, social events and the gala dinner etc.


The gala dinner is the perfect opportunity to unwind and enjoy a delicious 3-course meal.


With 57 kilometres of sand and surf, 100,000 hectares of World Heritage listed rainforests, award winning dining, active pursuits and an ever evolving calendar, along with more than 300 days of sunshine, the Australia’s Gold Coast is a place defined by an unmistakable energy and is the perfect destination to add a few extra days pre or post conference.

By plane

35min drive from Coolangatta (OOL) airport
90min drive from Brisbane (BNE) airport

By rail

There is a TRANSLink Gold Coast line available.
The G:link Light Rail is also available.

By bus

The TRANSLink bus service passes directly through Surfers Paradise.
The SkyBus is also available for direct airport transfers.

Register Today

Tickets are inclusive of GST. Early-bird tickets must be paid for by 29 March 2019. Student Identification must be provided when purchasing and at registration to be eligible for concession tickets. For our refund policy click here.

Thanks to our amazing sponsors

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