ACHPER's International Conferences have a rich history of over 50 years engaging with national and international health and physical education teachers, sport educators and coaches, outdoor educators and associated health practitioners.  The conferences are known for the sharing of the importance of active and healthy living through ACHPER National's primary focus areas - health and physical education and recreation.

Registration to attend the 30th ACHPER International Conference is now open!

A range of fee options are available for single or multiple day attendance as well as a reduced rate for tertiary students.

Early bird registration applies to 3-day registrations only which will close on Friday August 26, 2016. After this date, the full rate for 3-day registrations will apply.

Don't miss your chance to present...

Abstract submission is now open and we invite abstracts for paper presentations, workshops/interactive sessions, posters/exhibits, lightning talks and/or colloquia (symposia) addressing one of the following themes:

 - Focus on educative purposes;
 - Take a strengths-based approach;
 - Value movement;
 - Develop health literacy;
 - Include a critical inquiry approach; and
 - Sport and recreation pedagogies.

Abstract submission closes Friday July 29, 2016

Experience Canberra

Travelling from intrastate, interstate or overseas? Whether it be getting up close and personal with some of the world's most beautiful animals at the National Zoo and Aquarium/Jamala Wildlife Lodge, going for a stroll, run or ride around Lake Burley Griffin or reflecting on the individuals who have shaped Australia at the National Portrait Gallery, Canberra has plenty to offer to entice your attendance and to extend your stay in the capital of Australia.

ACHPER National has secured some special rates with some of the best and unique accommodation in the heart of Canberra. The NewActon Precinct is home to Hotel Hotel, QT Canberra and Pepper Gallery Hotel and this will also be the conference 'hub' for transport to the University of Canberra.

ACHPER Gala  |  The National Gallery of Australia

Tuesday January 17, 2016

7.30pm - 11.00pm
Cost: ACHPER Member - $85  |  Non-Member - $100

The National Gallery of Australia is home to the largest art museum in Australia and holds more than 166,000 works of art ranging from Australia (including Indigenous art), Asia and Europe. Located in the heart of Canberra, it will provide a perfect backdrop to this Gala event. Ticket price includes:
  • Exclusive gallery viewing
  • 3 hour cocktail menu
  • 3.5 hour beverage package
  • Band
  • Announcement of ACHPER Awards
  • Special guest speaker

Partner and Supporter and Trade Exhibition Opportunities available.