ABOUT

AMPLIFY has been created to inspire, equip and resource leaders who serve in ministry with children & families, youth and RI in schools. An opening keynote session for all delegates will introduce our conference theme, stimulating thinking and encouraging action.

The after lunch keynote session has been divided across three platforms with specially invited speakers with experience and expertise in their context area.

Choose from:

  • Children & Families
  • Youth & Young Adults
  • RI in Schools

An extensive suite of electives have been scheduled that will equip you in your ministry area. Choose to stay within your stream or mix and match across the streams. You will find it hard to choose just 3 electives so why not bring your team and benefit from all that is on offer.

In between the sessions check out all the resource booths in the EXPO Hall. This can be your ‘one stop shop’ for another year of ministry. You will find many people ready to have a conversation with you about how they may be able to support you.

LOCATION

Mueller College
75 Morris Road, ROTHWELL.

There is plenty of free parking in the grounds of Mueller College.

If you are driving from the Bruce Highway, take Exit 133 (Anzac Ave) and head east towards Redcliffe along Anzac Rd, through the Deception Bay Rd roundabout, and turn left into Wattle Rd, then right onto Morris Rd.

If you are heading north from Brisbane along the Gateway Motorway, take the Deagon Deviation across the Houghton Highway Bridge, then continue along Elizabeth Ave which becomes Snook St, then left at Anazc Ave, and right into Wattle Rd, then right onto Morris Rd.

Public Transport
For bus time and cost, please use the Journey Planner on the Translink website. Type in ‘Mueller College’ as your destination landmark.

AMPLIFY is more than a conference!

A special pre-conference program has been shaped for the day before the conference.

The AMPLIFY Summit is a training and networking day for ministry team leaders – children, youth and families.
Choose your stream for the day and prepare to be stretched and encouraged.

FAQs

Do you provide child minding at AMPLIFY?

We are not able to provide specialized child-minding at AMPLIFY. If you wish to bring your infant child, there are excellent parents’ rooms and the main building has lifts to all levels.

Can I bring my children with me to AMPLIFY?

AMPLIFY is a conference designed for adults and teenagers involved in their local church as ministry leaders. The conference does not cater for children. However, if you believe that attending AMPLIFY is the best option for your child on that day, you may bring them with you. The proviso is that they must accompany you throughout the day to all keynote sessions and electives, and be under your supervision at all times. We are not able to provide any supervision or protection for unaccompanied children.

Can I pay on the day?

We are not able to accept any form of payment on the day. All registrations must be finalised before the closing time on the day before the conference.

Can I choose electives on the day?

It is to your advantage to select your electives as soon as possible. Most electives have restricted numbers due to room sizes.
Once these electives are full, only those who have registered will be able to attend.
If you do not select your electives before the conference, you will be asked to do so when you arrive, before entering the conference venue.
Your choices will be severely limited to those few electives that are not already full.

What are there so many electives? I'm finding it hard to choose.

Our challenge is to fit 1000+ delegates into elective spaces when we mostly only have classroom sized spaces available! Safety guidelines restrict most rooms to 30 people. 

The positive result is that you get an extensive range of topics from which to choose. A solution is to bring others from your team so that you can cover some of the topics that are a high priority for you. 

Be aware that some rooms fill quickly, so registewr erarly to avoid disappointment.

Can I come for half a day and pay half price?

AMPLIFY fees are set as low as possible due to the generous sponsorship of various ministry groups and denominations. We do not offer part-day rates as we believe the greatest benefit comes from a full day’s attendance. However if you are only able to come for half a day, you are still welcome to register and attend.

Can free junior leaders choose electives?

The website will only allow free junior leaders to register for the full day junior leader elective, KICKSTART 1. If your junior leaders wish to attend other electives, you may register them for the discount price of $35, and then choose from the full range of electives available. KICKSTART 2 is recommended for junior leaders attending AMPLIFY for the second time, but it is not compulsory. Their price is $35

I live in another state and my postcode isn’t on the free country delegates list? Can I come for free?

AMPLIFY offers 50 free places for Queensland country delegates who live approximately 4 hours drive or more from the venue. While leaders from other states are welcome, our focus is on supporting leaders within Queensland.

Can I have some more postcards for my team?

Yes. Please send an email including the number you require and postal details. However, you can also print the list of electives available from the website and distribute this to your team. admin@amplifyconference.com.au

Can you organize accommodation?

Approximately 1000 people attend AMPLIFY each year. Our priority is to organize accommodation for the trainers, presenters and performers if needed. We suggest you contact churches of your denomination in the Redcliffe area to request help with accommodation. Alternatively use one of the online accommodation search sites and look for venues in Redcliffe, Clontarf, Margate, Scarborough and Kipparing (postcodes 4019 and 4020).

Can you organize transport from the airport?

Approximately 1000 people attend AMPLIFY each year. Our priority is to organize transport for the trainers, presenters and performers. We request that you find your own way to the conference venue if possible. However if you are arriving by air, please email your details including arrival time and we will see if there is a car collecting others at the same time. After AMPLIFY there are always cars willing to take visitors to the airport. Please allow 40 minutes travel time (except on Friday afternoon, when a minimum of one hour should be allowed).

How do I get the travel subsidy?

Register online as a country delegate and select this option. After conference the coordinator will be in touch with you to organise payment of the travel subsidy. If travelling by car with others from your region, please read the conditions carefully.

How do I get an invoice for my AMPLIFY registration?

This option is available when you complete your registration. Look for the TAB “PRINT INVOICE”. If you have already registered and exited the website, use your password and registration number to log on again and the “print invoice” option will still be available.

I need help with the online registration/group booking.

It would be very helpful if you could enlist the help of one of your friends to try and solve the issues you may be having. If the problem still exists, please contact our web manager (links on the registration page) and he will be pleased to help you through the process.

Why can’t I register for the elective I want to do?

Most electives have restricted numbers due to room sizes. Once these electives are full the option to register is removed. It is to your advantage to select your electives as soon as possible. Only those who have registered will be able to attend each elective.

How old do junior leaders have to be?

We do not set a minimum age for junior leaders. Our requirement is that they be actively involved as a children’s ministry leader, and our expectation is that they would be in upper primary school or high school.

I have some new leaders who are not “juniors”. Is the junior leader elective suitable for them?

KICKSTART 1 and KICKSTART 2 are designed for Junior Leaders enrolled in upper primary school or secondary school. Your adult leaders will probably find some of the other electives more appropriate.

Can I get a refund?

The AMPLIFY Conference is committed to proving the best quality events and experiences for all delegates. If a cancellation of a registration is necessary, applications for a refund can be made through the Contact Us page on the AMPLIFY website up to and including March 31st. You may transfer your registration to another person within your church or organization at any time for no fee.

  • A FULL refund will be provided for applications received before the Early Bird closing date for registrations.
  • All applications for a refund of conference fees received after this date, or after the conference, will incur an Administration fee of $25 (to cover the costs of conference bags, conference booklets, lunch and morning tea provided on the day). 
Refund Policy
Conference Refund Policy

The AMPLIFY Conference is committed to proving the best quality events and experiences for all delegates. If a cancellation of a registration is necessary, applications for a refund can be made through the Contact Us page on the AMPLIFY website up to and including March 31st. You may transfer your registration to another person within your church or organization at any time for no fee.

A FULL refund will be provided for applications received before the Early Bird closing date for registrations.

All applications for a refund of conference fees received after this date, or after the conference, will incur an administration fee of $25 (to cover the costs of morning tea, lunch, conference bags, conference booklets and water provided on the day. 

Privacy Statement
As part of their partnership arrangement with AMPLIFY, SUQueensland generously provides its EventsAir Registration system and support staff to serve the conference.The following excerpts from their Privacy Policy are relevant for AMPLIFY delegates.

Privacy Policy

Scripture Union Queensland (SU QLD) and its related bodies corporate (we, our, us) recognise the importance of protecting the privacy and the rights of individuals in relation to their personal information. This document is our privacy policy and it tells you how we collect and manage your
personal information.
We respect your rights to privacy under the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth) (Act) and we comply with all of the Act’s requirements in respect of the collection, management and disclosure of your personal information.

What is your personal information?

When used in this privacy policy, the term “personal information” has the meaning given to it in the Act. In general terms, it is any information that can be used to personally identify you. This may include your name, address, telephone number, email address and profession or occupation. If the information we collect personally identifies you, or you are reasonably identifiable from it, the information will be considered personal information.

 

What personal information do we collect and hold?

For the AMPLIFY Conference, we may collect the following types of personal information:

  • Name;
  • Religion and/or church affiliation
  • Mailing or street address;
  • Email address;
  • Telephone number;
  • Age or birth date;
  • Medical information required for camps, community outreach programs, other programs and events;
  • Dietary requirements for camps, community outreach programs and other events;
  • Profession, occupation or job title;

Cookies

When you access our website, we may send a “cookie” (which is a small summary file containing a unique ID number) to your computer. This enables us to recognise your computer and greet you each time you visit our website without bothering you with a request to register. We also use cookies to measure traffic patterns, to determine which areas of our website have been visited and to measure transaction patterns in the aggregate. We use this to research our users’ habits so that we can improve our online products and services. Our cookies do not collect personal information. If you do not wish to receive cookies, you can set your browser so that your computer does not accept them. We may log IP addresses (that is, the electronic addresses of computers connected to the internet) to analyse trends, administer the website, track users movements, and gather broad demographic information.

Sharing your personal information

Your personal information will not be shared, sold, rented or disclosed other than as described in this Privacy Policy.
We do not provide your personal information to other organisations (other than suppliers of services to us) for the purposes of direct marketing.

What is the process for complaining about a breach of privacy?

If you believe that your privacy has been breached, please contact us using the contact information below and provide details of the incident so that we can investigate it. Our procedure for investigating and dealing with privacy breaches is:

  • Upon receipt of a written notification, the designated Privacy Officer will investigate the alleged breach.
  • Once the investigation has been completed, we will advise you of the result.
  • Should a breach of privacy have occurred, we will advise you of your rights.

Notifiable Data Breaches

The passage of the Privacy Amendment (Notifiable Data Breaches) Act 2017 established the Notifiable Data Breaches (NDB) scheme in Australia. The NDB scheme applies to all agencies and organisations with existing personal information security obligations under the Australian Privacy Act 1988 (Privacy Act) from 22 February 2018.

The NDB scheme introduced an obligation to notify individuals whose personal information is involved in a data breach that is likely to result in serious harm. This notification must include recommendations about the steps individuals should take in response to the breach. The Australian Information Commissioner (OAIC) must also be notified of eligible data breaches. We have in place procedures to respond to eligible data breaches and notify all parties identified in and according to the legislation, including the OAIC.

Security

We take reasonable steps to ensure your personal information is protected from misuse and loss and from unauthorised access, modification or disclosure. We may hold your information in either electronic or hard copy form. Personal information is destroyed or de-identified when no longer needed. As our website is linked to the internet, and the internet is inherently insecure, we cannot provide any assurance regarding the security of transmission of information you communicate to us online. We also cannot guarantee that the information you supply will not be intercepted while being transmitted over the internet. Accordingly, any personal information or other information which you transmit to us online is transmitted at your own risk.

Contacting us

If you have any questions about this privacy policy, any concerns or a complaint regarding the treatment of your privacy or a possible breach of your privacy, please use the contact link on our website or contact our Privacy Officer using the details set out below. We will treat your requests or complaints confidentially. Our representative will contact you within a reasonable time after receipt of your complaint to discuss your concerns and outline options regarding how they may be resolved. We will aim to ensure that your complaint is resolved in a timely and appropriate manner.

Please contact our Privacy Officer at:

Privacy Officer
Scripture Union Queensland
Post: P O Box 1167, Eagle Farm Qld 4009
Tel: 1300 478 753
Email: privacy@suqld.org.au

Changes to our privacy policy

We may amend this privacy policy from time to time. Any updated versions of this privacy policy will be posted on our website.
This privacy policy was last updated on 5th March 2018.