RANZCP Victorian Branch Annual Weekend Conference 2022

The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists' (RANZCP) Victorian Branch is delighted to present the 2022 Victorian Branch Annual Weekend Conference at the Mantra in Lorne, Victoria.

Friday 9 – Sunday 11 December 2022

Event information

The Victorian Branch Annual Weekend Conference is an excellent opportunity to network with colleagues while updating your professional knowledge and experiencing the beautiful surrounds of the Great Ocean Road and Lorne in the early days of summer.

Download the conference program


  • Registration closes on Sunday 4 December 2022.

Full conference registration includes:

  • Conference opening sessions and debate on Friday 9 December 6pm
  • Conference welcome function on Friday 9 December from 7pm
  • Conference sessions on Saturday 10 December including lunch, morning and afternoon tea
  • Conference dinner on Saturday 10 December
  • Conference sessions on Sunday 11 December including lunch and morning tea
  • Conference dinner on Saturday 10 December

Full Registration


Early bird / Full Fee

RANZCP Fellow/Affiliate

 $           490.00 / 540.00

 RANZCP Trainee

 $           250.00 / 300.00

 Non RANZCP Member

 $           550.00 / 600.00

 PIF Member

 $           325.00 / 385.00


One day registration only includes: (pick one)

  • Friday – Opening sessions and debate 6–7pm and welcome reception 7–9pm.
  • Saturday – Conference sessions, lunch morning afternoon tea only – dinner not included.
  • Sunday – Conference sessions, morning tea and lunch.


One day registration - no conference dinner


RANZCP Fellow/Affiliate

 $          300.00

RANZCP Trainee

 $          175.00

Non RANZCP Member

 $          350.00

PIF Member

 $          180.00


One day registration with Saturday conference dinner includes:

  • One day of conference sessions, lunch and tea breaks as well as conference dinner.


One day registration - Saturday with conference dinner


RANZCP Fellow/Affiliate

 $          425.40

RANZCP Trainee

 $          300.00

Non RANZCP Member

 $          475.40

PIF Member

 $          305.40

Other options - no early bird - flat fee for all members and guests

Welcome reception ticket only

Friday 7pm – 9pm

Includes a range of canapes, larger items and drinks.

 $           80.30

Conference dinner ticket only 

Saturday 6.30pm – 11pm

Includes three course meal, drinks, guest speaker

$           125.40


Delegate list

Please indicate when registering if you wish to be included in the delegate list. A list of delegate names only will be supplied to delegates and speakers on request.


Accommodation is not included in the conference registration fee. You can take advantage of our discounted conference delegate rates for accommodation at Mantra Lorne. 

Book accommodation

Kindly return completed registration form to lorne.groups@mantra.com.au.

Ms Julie Wilson is our group reservation manager at Mantra Lorne and can be contacted on telephone: 03 5228 9707 for any queries relating to accommodation.

Terms and conditions

Cancellation policy

Delegate cancellation - Change of mind

Change of mind cancellations must be made in writing and sent to :
ranzcp.vic@ranzcp.org. We understand the impact COVID-19 may have on travel; therefore, no administration fees will be charged for cancellations made prior to 16 October 2022.

Cancellation requests made between 17 October and 9 November will receive a full refund minus an administration fee of $75. Any cancellations made after this date will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

Delegate cancellation - Medical

The health and safety of conference attendees is our highest priority. The RANZCP is mindful of the health risks posed by COVID-19, and the importance of following official medical advice with respect to social distancing, practicing good hygiene and staying at home when unwell.

The RANZCP requests that any delegate who is feeling unwell or has cold or flu like symptoms, or who may have been in contact with someone with COVID-19, not attend the conference.

If, on medical grounds, you are unable to attend the conference, you must cancel your attendance in writing by email to ranzcp.vic@ranzcp.org A full refund will be provided; however, you may be asked to provide additional details.

Conference cancellation

The RANZCP is monitoring the latest health advice from both the Department of Health (Australia) and the Victorian Government, and we ask that all delegates do the same. If we are required to make any changes or cancellations to our conference due to government restrictions in relation to COVID-19, delegates will be notified by email and will be provided a full refund of their registration fee.

COVID-19 compliance

All participants at the conference will be required to comply with the COVID Safety Guidelines and protocols in place with the venue/s and the conference which will be aligned and compliant with all relevant Commonwealth and state government health advice at that time. By registering for this event, the RANZCP reserves the right to provide your contact details to authorities for the purposes of contact tracing and any other relevant government requirements.

Details of the protocols and requirements will be available on the website and all registrants will be bound by these requirements. The RANZCP reserves the right to update the COVID protocols to ensure the health and safety of participants, including but not limited to event entry requirements. Participants may be excluded if they do not comply with the requirements of the COVID Safety Guidelines and protocols.


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RANZCP Conference Office
email: ranzcp.vic@ranzcp.org
Telephone: +61 9601 4924


09 Dec 2022


Mantra Lorne
35 Mountjoy Parade
Lorne, VIC 3232