2021 National Congress

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Join an influential line up of experts and industry figures at the JW Marriott Resort & Spa on the Gold Coast, Queensland for the 2021 National Congress, the IPA's premium and largest CPD event in the calendar year. This is now a hybrid event and provides an opportunity for members across Australia to join the three-day conference either face-to-face or virtually. Attend Congress virtually and earn up to 30 hours of CPD by accessing a livestream of Thursday and Friday's program. In addition you will also get two weeks of virtual Pre-Congress webinars.

Whether you are in public practice, corporate, government, or a non-profit organisation, the aim of the three days is to provide you with a well-rounded program covering economic, financial, and technical updates, as well as access to the latest tools and techniques to add value to your career.

Attending will provide you with key insights from regulators and industry professionals who will address topical issues affecting the industry now and into the future. With multiple concurrent sessions the conference is designed to add value to you and your clients business while gaining substantial CPD hours.

Key Information

17-19 November
Up to 30 CPD Hours
Prices from $1,250
Partner packages available


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  • Education program spanning 2.5 days
  • Key business updates to stay abreast of industry changes, regulation, and emerging trends
  • Specialised technical sessions
  • Network with fellow peers, members, and like-minded professionals
  • A range of relevant service providers providing business solutions and technology updates
  • Welcome brunch to start the 2021 National Congress
  • Official dinner at the JW Marriott
  • Member of the Year Awards
  • Accommodation at specially negotiated rates
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Bernard Salt

Keynote Presenter

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Amy Jacobson 

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Commissioner Chris Jordan


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Venue and Accommodation

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JW Marriott Gold Coast Resort & Spa is in a prime location close to the beaches of Australia's Gold Coast. The IPA has negotiated rates from 14-22 November. It is the delegate's responsibility to book accommodation and to settle all account charges with the hotel. Hotel is subject to availability.


To make your reservation online below or to speak to the JW Marriot’s Reservation team call (07) 5592 9800 and quote ‘Institute of Public Accountants National Congress’.

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Social Events

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A Welcome Brunch and separate Welcome Drinks reception will book-end the first day of the educational program and the Official Gala Dinner (taking place on Thursday evening) will provide ideal networking and social opportunities for delegates. All events are included in the full education package and additional social event tickets are available individually and in packages.

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Interested in sponsorship opportunities for this event?
Please email Michelle Flood, the IPA Partnerships Manager at michelle.flood@publicaccountants.org.au

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