NSW Country Conference 2019 | Mudgee (N190503)

9:00am Friday, 3 May 2019
12:00pm Saturday, 4 May 2019
Parklands Resort & Conference Centre
121 Ulan Road
Mudgee, New South Wales 2850

Registrations for the NSW Country Conference have now closed - If you would like to be added to the wait list please contact nsw@api.org.au. 

The API’s New South Wales Country Conference is held annually in various locations throughout the state, with the conference program especially designed for eminent presenters to discuss topical issues facing the regional sector as well as specific developments within the property industry. This year, it brings us to Mudgee. Come join us and also receive 10 CPD points.

Conference Details

Day One: Friday 3 May 2019, 9:00am - 5:30pm, followed by conference dinner
Day Two: Saturday 4 May 2019, 9:00am - 12:00pm


Day One

8:30amRegistration Opens 
9:00amWelcome & API UpdateTyrone Hodge, Chair, API Board
9:10amKeynote Address: Australia's Economic OutlookKirk Zammit, Economist, ABARES
10:00amBio-Security: Changes to LegislationMal Leeson, Project Coordinator, Local Land Services State Operations
10:40amMorning Tea 
11:05amTorrens and Technology: E-Conveyancing Processes, Practices and RisksDr Lucy Cradduck, Faculty of Law, Queensland University of Technology
11:45amLegal Update/Compensation IssuesMarlon Shou, Senior Associate, Beatty Legal
1:30pmA city analytics approach to modelling and visualising land valuation in different development scenariosProf. Chris Pettit, Professor of Urban Science, University of New South Wales
2:10pmLandowners, Land Values and Disputes: Finding a Common PerspectiveLisa Smiles, Customer Relationships Manager, Property NSW
2:50pmTechnical Tour

Option One: Huntington Estate

Option Two: Robert Stein Winery

5:50pmClose Day One 
6:45pmDinner Opens 
7:15pmDinner Commences 
10:45pmDinner Concludes 

*please note this program is subject to change without notice.

Day Two

8:30amRegistration Opens 
8:45amWelcome MC & API UpdateAmelia Hodge, CEO, Australian Property Institute
9:00amRural Valuations in a Post Royal Commission EnvironmentAlan Henley, Manager Internal Appraisals Southern NSW, Rabobank
9:40amPlanning for Climate Change: Gloucester Resources Ltd v Minister for PlanningPauline Wright, Solicitor Principal, P J Donnellan & Co Solicitors
10:10amMorning Tea 
10:35amTimber Creek Decision – High Court Decides Native Title Prof John Sheehan, AM LFAPI
11:10amCurrent Trends in the NSW Irrigation Water MarketPeter Hennessy, Peter Hennessy Consultancy and Commodity Trading                                              
11:40amVote for 2020 Conference Location 
12:00pmConference Close 

*please note this program is subject to change without notice.

Registration Fees (including GST)

 Early Bird (before Friday 12 April)Standard (from Saturday 13 April)
API Members$425$465
API Student Members/API Retired Members$325$365
API Non-Members$525$565
Additional Dinner tickets for partner/guest (purchase here)$110$110

Day 1 – Arrival tea & coffee, morning tea, lunch, afternoon tea, technical tour, welcome dinner
Day 2 – Arrival tea & coffee, morning tea


There are many hotel and motel options near the Parklands Resort and Function Centre in Mudgee. 

CPD Points

Full attendance at this event accrues 10 CPD points.

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For the full FAQ list please go to https://www.api.org.au/frequently-asked-questions and look for the API Events sub-heading. 

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Contact Information

Stephen Child, Member Services Manager - NSW

If you have any questions about this conference, please contact the NSW office on (02) 9299 1811. 

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Major Partners

Herron Todd White


Session Partners

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