2018 Queensland Ornithological Conference

BirdLife Southern Queensland and Birds Queensland will host the 2018 Queensland Ornithological Conference at Women's College, University of Queensland, St Lucia on Saturday, 23 June 2018. The theme of this year's conference is Birds and Habitats.

Registrations for the 2018 Queensland Ornithological Conference are NOW OPEN!

You can register for the conference at: http://bit.ly/2oukMtK

Registration fees:
Early bird registration: $70
Full registration: $85
Early bird student registration: $35
Student registration: $40

Early bird registration (and prices) close 31 May, 2018.

We would prefer that conference attendees use this online process to register, but if you cannot sign up online please download, complete and mail this form to register manually.

The 2018 conference raffle

The Queensland Ornithological Conference is very pleased to announce the 2018 CONFERENCE RAFFLE!

It's packed full of terrific prizes including:

  • GRAND prize: Swarovski binoculars: EL 8 x 32, valued at $2590.00
  • SECOND prize: "Homestead Heaven” - 2 nights' accommodation in a genuine Queenslander for up to 4 guests at Mt Barney Lodge, valued at $640.00
  • THIRD Prize: 2 nights' accommodation in a Mountain View Room for 2 guests at O'Reilly's Rainforest Retreat, valued at $400.00
  • FOURTH prize: 2 nights' accommodation at Amber Lodge (Tamborine Mountain) Bed & Breakfast, valued at $360.00
  • FIFTH prize: $50 gift certificate to the Avid Reader book store.

Raffle tickets can be purchased from:

  • members of the Birds Queensland management committee
  • at monthly Birds Queensland meetings
  • on the day at the conference
  • online at http://bit.ly/2HQvSRZ

Tickets are $5 each or 3 for $10.

Post-conference tours

Information about post-conference bird walks will be available soon.

Conference abstracts

The 2018 Queensland Ornithological Conference is also now accepting abstracts. Please download this form (Microsoft Word file, .docx) and follow the instructions on the form to submit an abstract for an oral talk or poster at the conference. The closing date for abstract submissions is April 27, 2018.

Decisions about conference talks will be made in May, 2018 prior to the close of the early bird registration.

We invite anyone who has submitted a talk or poster to register at the early bird student price of $35, regardless of whether they are a student or not.


We also have sponsorship packages available for the conference which can be found in this downloadable flyer.

Further information

If you have any questions about the conference you can always get in touch with us at . 2016 Queensland Ornithological Conference