In-person Networking Event

Registrations for the networking event have now closed.
You can view the official event photos here.

Date & time: 6.00pm – 9.00pm, Friday 4th February 2022

Location: Outdoors at the Yellow Box Hut, Nangak Tamboree Wildlife Sanctuary (La Trobe Ave, Bundoora VIC 3083; See Google Maps)

Transport: Parking is available on site at the Nangak Tamboree Wildlife Sanctuary or in Car Park 8 (CP8; see map). The event can also be accessed via public transport to La Trobe University and a short walk to the Sanctuary
(see PTV Journey Planner).


Ticket cost: $25 per person (bookings are essential - registration will close at 3.00 pm Friday 4th February 2022)

Event details: This face-to-face event offers Victorian Biodiversity Conference attendees an opportunity to meet and network with other conference attendees. The ticket fee covers dinner and a range of non-alcoholic drinks supplied by two food trucks. All attendees will also have the opportunity to participate in a guided twilight tour through the Nangak Tamboree Wildlife Sanctuary. Twilight tours will commence at the end of the networking event (9.00 pm)
and conclude at approximately 10.30 pm. There are a limited number of places on each twilight tour and registration must be completed via a separate link. You will receive the guided twilight tour booking link and code via email within 48 hours of purchasing your networking event ticket. Please note: Twilight tour bookings will close at 5.00 pm Thursday 3rd February. To make this cut off, you need to purchase a ticket to the networking event by 4.00 pm Thursday 3rd February.

Terms & Conditions:

All attendees must be over 18 years of age and fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (or hold a valid medical exemption) to attend the face-to-face networking event. This is a requirement of our host institution, La Trobe University.

All attendees must also check-in using a valid QR code and show evidence of this check-in, along with their COVID-19 vaccination status (or a valid medical exemption), to a COVID Check In Marshal in order to enter the face-to-face networking event. For more information on how to check-in, visit:

All attendees are responsible for ensuring they have safe transport to and from the event. This includes safe private transport to reduce the risk of potential coronavirus (COVID-19) transmission if an attendee develops symptoms during the event and suitable accommodation where they can remain in isolation until they are able to travel home.

We aim to deliver a COVID-safe event, so it is essential that all face-to-face attendees comply with public health measures whilst in attendance, such as maintaining appropriate physical distancing, always carry a face mask when leaving home, wear a face mask when you cannot maintain a distance of 1.5m, practicing good hand hygiene, practicing cough etiquette, and using hand sanitiser regularly. Each attendee must complete a symptom self-assessment (see more about COVID-19 symptoms and risks) prior to leaving home and not attend the event if they are unwell. If you have registered for the event and become unwell prior to the event, test positive for COVID-19, or are required by DHHS to isolate, please email us ( and we will provide a full refund.


Please note smoking is not permitted at this event.