2020 Conference Registration

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It is with great sadness that today the National Institute of First Aid Trainers has made the difficult decision to cancel the 2020 National First Aid Trainers Conference.

This event was scheduled to take place on 13th & 14th August 2020 on the Gold Coast.

I know this will cause an inconvenience to many people and I would like to personally apologise to all those who have booked to attend. I would also like to extend this apology to those who have booked trade stands and sponsorship packages.

Why has this event been cancelled?

As you will be aware, over the last couple of months the world has been dealing with the spread of COVID-19. This is causing uncertainty in several areas, and even with the best information available, it is hard to know how Australia will be impacted over the coming months.

Organising a conference requires an amount of certainty, especially when locked into financial agreements with venues and suppliers. We are approaching a ‘no return date’ and for this reason (amongst others) we have decided to cancel the event at this time.

We may find that come August, everything is fine and back to normal. I hope this is the case. I wish I had a crystal ball!

What happens now?

At this time we are not confirming a future date for this event. We will continue to evaluate over the coming months.

For those who have booked accommodation at the venue, please contact them directly as soon as possible to discuss refund options. 07 5579 1060 or email view.res@mantra.com.au

Once again, I sincerely apologise, the conference team had been looking forward to organising another great event for you this year.

Kind Regards

Andy Panes


The National First Aid Trainers Conference is designed to inform, educate and excite all who work within the First aid training industry.

The National Institute of First Aid Trainers (NIFAT) was established to be leading information and professional development group for First aid educators and providers in Australia. With a firm belief in continuing education and effective communication, NIFAT is dedicated to providing professional development opportunities to first aid educators nationally. NIFAT is committed to helping its members deliver quality, flexible and innovative training services and products to the Australian community.

Now in its fourth year, the 2020 National First Aid Trainers Conference is an event not to be missed! A packed two days of professional development sessions ensuring that all educators meet their PD obligations for the year.

What does your ticket include?

  • Attendance for the entire two-day conference
  • Morning tea, buffet lunch, and afternoon tea
  • Attendance at the cocktail function including drinks (beer, wine, soft drink) and canape package
  • Entry into door and session prizes
  • Statement of Attendance post-event
  • Access to recordings of presentations post-event

Ticket price does not include accommodation.
Accommodation options start from $135.00 per room, per night. Please contact the hotel directly and mention this conference for special rates. 07 5579 1060 or email view.res@mantra.com.au

Event Pricing

NIFAT members must be logged in to receive member pricing.

Early Bird – 1st January 2020 – 31st May 2020
NIFAT Members – $599.00
Non-Members $649.00

1st June 2020 – 5th August 2020
NIFAT Members $649.00
Non-Members $699.00 


National Institute of First Aid Trainers


Event Details

Start date: 13/08/2020

End date: 14/08/2020

Venue: Mantra On View - Gold Coast

Directions: 22 View Avenue Surfers Paradise, Queensland 4217 Australia

Phone: 1300 88 30 52