While all speakers and tutors have confirmed their appearance, no responsibility can be accepted for any changed circumstances that are beyond the control of RWA or the conference committee.

Booking Terms and Conditions

RWA Members Conference Fees

Current financial members only will be eligible for the discounted member price for this event and you must be a financial member at the time of conference or risk your ticket being cancelled.

Romance Writers of Australia membership must be current at the time of registration and continue up to and including the final day of the conference, Sunday 11th August, 2019.

Your RWA membership number must be declared on the registration form and validated for discounts to apply. RWA membership will be checked by the conference registrar.

Our conference content is targeted to Aspiring, Emerging and Established authors. Delegates are invited to study the program carefully before selecting preferences – it is an exciting one so there are some difficult choices to make. Take care when making bookings as changes to incorrectly submitted registrations will incur an administration fee of $50.

Event Bookings

Bookings for Friday Workshop and Core Conference include morning/afternoon tea and lunch.

For all associated conference ticket prices and event options, please visit the event website:

Registration Tickets/Tax Invoices

Retain all electronic copies of your tax invoices. The emailed tickets will be proof of purchase for the conference and associated events and must be presented at the time of registration and admission to specific events.

No other receipts/tax invoices will be issued.

Program changes

In the unlikely event that our program changes at late notice due to unforeseen circumstance, the changes will be communicated on the RWA Website conference page, via the Grenadine Conference app and posted at the venue during the event.

Privacy Principles

Any data collected from the event will be kept strictly in accordance with Australian Privacy Principles contained in the Office of Australian Information Commissioner, Privacy Fact Sheet 17, Australian Privacy Principles, January 2014.


Any person participating in or attending any RWA-sponsored conference event must be registered. Individuals who violate this condition will be invoiced for the full non-member event fee plus a 50% penalty. An exception to this policy being member attendance at the RWA Annual General Meeting.

Event Refunds and Cancellations Policy

RWA cancellation

Cancellation by RWA of a ticketed conference event, such as the Awards Dinner, Cocktail Party, Core Conference or the Friday Full Day Workshops, will result in registered delegates receiving a full refund.

Delegate cancellation

100% refund up until Early Bird payment deadline of 31st May 2019 less $50 administration fee.

50% refund if cancellation is received after 31st May 2019 and up to 14 days prior to the event, less a $50 administration fee.

No refund if cancellation is received within 14 days of the event.