We have many opportunities on offer to connect with your colleagues and increase your professional network with our extensive social program. View the events on offer below.

Welcome Reception

Sponsored by Flinders University

Sunday 24 November 2019
16:30 – 18:30 | Boulevard Auditorium Foyer, Level 2, Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre

Pick up your registration early and join us over drinks and canapés for the Welcome Reception and Exhibition Opening.
Tickets: The Welcome Reception is included in the price of your conference registration.

Student-Industry Networking Night

Sponsored by SLR

Monday 25 November 2019
Queensland Museum | Grey St & Melbourne Street, South Brisbane QLD 4101

Spend the evening meeting, mingling and networking with Conference delegates in a relaxed and social atmosphere. More information will be available soon, stay posted!

Conference Dinner

Sponsored by University of Queensland

Tuesday 26 November 2019
The Greek Club | 29 Edmondstone St, South Brisbane QLD 4101

The ACG 2019 Conference dinner is the hottest ticket in town, and a highlight of the social groundwater industry calendar. Don’t miss out on this mouth-wateringly scrumptious and trendy dinner and drinks overlooking the balmy Southbank precinct. The Greek Club is recognised as one of Brisbane’s leading event and function venues, renowned for its outstanding cuisine and impeccable service. Bookings are limited!

Dress: Smart Casual
Tickets: The Dinner is an additional charge to the AGC 2019 standard registration fee. 

Poster Presentations

Boulevard Auditorium Foyer, Level 2, Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre

The Poster Session is one of the core events of the Conference, as selected abstracts from different groundwater disciplines are presented by colleagues from across Australasia and the world. This interactive and engaging session offers a platform for viewing and discussing achievements, ideas and developments face-to-face.

Field Trips

Don’t plan on flying home on the evening of the field trip as the day is jammed packed!

We are pleased to offer the following Field Trips for participants in the AGC 2019.  Field Trips are an additional charge to the conference registration fee; participation fees for each trip will be available when registrations open on 1 December 2018. Places are limited for each trip, so ensure you book early to avoid disappointment.

North Stradbroke Island

Thursday 28 November 2019

If you enjoy nature, the beach, 4x4ing and hydrogeology then this is a field trip you do not want to miss. Seats are limited by the capacity of the 4x4 buses, so sign up early. This field trip will be a long but stunning day with some walking involved, get your sun smart attire and walking shoes out for a fun day of exploring this stunning island. 

Gold Coast Hinterland

Thursday 28 November 2019

In Queensland’s scenic Gold Coast Hinterland, groundwater is relied upon for domestic use, commercial extraction, horticulture and supporting ecologically diverse forests. We are offering a guided tour of the Gold Coast Hinterland with opportunities for short walks to groundwater fed creeks and waterfalls. We have a full day of sightseeing planned covering the Springbrook National Park and Tamborine Mountain.


Note: Welcome Reception and Poster Presentations is included in your delegate registration, however a small charge will be applied for delegates to attend the Dinner and the Student-Industry Networking Night. Reservations must be placed at the time of registering.