AMSN 2020 has been officially postponed until 2021

We regret to advise that the Australian Mangrove and Saltmarsh Network 2020 Ballina Conference will be postponed in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Once the COVID-19 situation improves we will update this notice with information about re-scheduling the conference.

For updates on the University’s response to the COVID-19 outbreak please visit:


 Options for Conference delegates

There will be special offers for accommodation at Ballina. 

The details provided below are subject to change and will be updated for the 2021 Conference.

  • The conference venue, Ramada Hotel and Suites is providing discounted rooms for conference attendees.
    To access this offer, use:
    Group Code: ‘314562’
    Group Name: ‘AUS Mangrove and Salt Marsh Network Conference’.
    Contact: 02 6618 1000
  • 20% Discount Ballina Manor Boutique Hotel Luxury Option
    Beautify heritage rooms a short stroll to the conference venue.
    Contact: Rebekah Drummond 02 6681 5888
  • 15% Discount Quality Hotel Ballina Beach Resort Luxury Option
    Tropical beachside resort adjacent to Lighthouse Beach.
    Contact: Gareth Chamberlain 02 6686 8888
  • 10% Discount Riversleigh Guesthouse Luxury Option
    Private – beautiful historic guest house. Five large en-suite bedrooms, use of lounge, dining, kitchenette and balcony. Perfect for small groups wanting their own private accommodation. Digital 24 hour entry; 2 min walk from the AMSN Conference
    Contact: Sam or Melissa 0448 112 065

 Conference Home page

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