Post-conference Session

Academic Presentation at Federal Court & Taronga Zoo

The post-conference session will be on Thursday 31 October. The morning session, with speaker, will be at the Federal Court, followed by a guided tour to see Australian animals at Taronga Zoo. 

The cost for the day is US$100. This includes zoo admission, ferry tickets, and a gourmet packed lunch.


Morning Venue: Level 20 Conference Room, Federal Court, Law Courts Building, Queens Square, 184 Phillip Street – on the corner of Macquarie, King and Phillip Streets.

10.00am: Tea / coffee and pastries

10.30am: Academic Presentation
Speaker: Dr Sophie Riley, University of Technology Sydney
Topic: Border Controls, Invasive Species and Animal Ethics

This talk will be followed by a short ferry trip to Taronga Zoo in Mosman, where we will have a picnic lunch.

2.00pm: You will be able to see our unique Australian wildlife up close during a specially arranged Australian Walkabout tour of Australian animal exhibits. The tour will finish between 3.15 – 3.30pm.

Following the tour, you are welcome to stay at the zoo as long as you like and make your own way back on the ferry. The Zoo closes at 5pm.

Please send enquiries about the post-conference day programme to Vanessa Blackmore