ADC auditorium

ADC 2024 Melbourne will be held at Crown Promenade Melbourne 12-14 February 2024.

ADC is Australia’s premier dairy event run by farmers, for farmers. Strong global links and collaboration ensure delivery of a thought-provoking and challenging program designed to explore new frontiers and motivate Australian dairy farmers to think beyond the farm-gate.

See ADC 2024 Program for full details.

General Enquiries 

Countrywide Conference Management

Bradley or Kerryn Hayden 0412 461 392

Conference registration and fees:

  • Farmer (early bird rate) $770. Early bird registrations closed on 12 January 2024.
  • Farmer subsequent registration (early bird rate) $660
  • Farmer full registration $935
  • Non-farmer full registration $1,320
  • Young farmers under 40 years of age $440 (Application only)
  • Pre Conference tour $595 single / $475 twin share

ADC Day rates:

  • Farmer $495 per day (Tuesday or Wednesday)
  • Non-Farmer $715 per day (Tuesday or Wednesday)

ADC Function tickets:

  • ADC Welcome Function $125 per ticket
  • ADC Gala Dinner $200 per ticket

NOTE: Registration prices are GST inclusive.

Full registration includes plenary sessions on Conference Day 1 & 2, Fonterra Welcome Function, Gala Dinner sponsored by Rabobank and Delaval Happy Hour drinks at conclusion of Conference.

Registration – Individual

If you wish to register an individual use Individual Registration.

This process can be used for multiple people however they are not linked and will be invoiced individually.

Registration – Groups

If you wish to register and manage a group, please use Group Registration. This will enable you to manage the group (even if you are not attending) and receive one invoice. You will also be able to log back in at any time to check, change or add registrations for your group.

For either process you have the option of registering now and paying later, or may elect to pay via credit card at the conclusion of the process. You may change delegate names at any time after registering. If you do not know names now but want to reserve/pay for registrations, please use something like ‘Delegate TBA1’, ‘Delegate TBA 2’ etc and update names at a future date.

If you are sponsor or exhibitor you will be sent a separate link for registering your staff to attend the conference. If you do not have that link, please contact Bradley Hayden.

Accommodation Bookings 

Delegates are required to make their own travel and accommodation bookings for the conference.  Crown Melbourne is our ADC Conference and has an array of accommodation options nearby.

Crown Metropol and Crown Promenade are offering special rates for ADC delegates. We suggest that you make the most of your ADC Conference experience and networking opportunities by staying at Crown or close by for convenience.

The Australian Dairy Conference have negotiated the following rates for ADC delegates:

Crown Promenade: $285 per night, room rate only
Crown Metropol:   $305 per night, room rate only

*Above rates valid for the nights of the 12, 13 and 14 February, inclusive of GST and subject to availability.

Cancellation Policy

A full refund, less a $150 cancellation fee, will be made on any cancellations received by Friday 25 January 2024. No refunds will be issued for any registration cancellations made after January 24, although substitute delegates will be accepted.


Participants shall be regarded as carrying their own risk for personal injury or loss of property, including baggage, during the conference. We strongly recommend that, at the time of booking your travel, you take out travel insurance policy of your choice. The organisers are in no way responsible for any claims concerning insurance.


Every effort is made to ensure that the contents of this registration brochure are correct. The organisers retain the right to make changes where necessary. The Australian Dairy Conference Ltd and the conference managers, Countrywide Conference and Event Management, will not accept liability for any damages of any nature sustained by participants or their accompanying persons or loss or damage to their personal property for the duration of the tour and conference.

Condition of Entry

It is a condition of entry that no delegate may disrupt the order of events or intent of the program. Anyone considered to be disturbing the program intent will be asked to leave. Only pamphlets and brochures approved by the event organisers may be distributed.