Australian libertarian conference


Come and join us at the Sydney City RSL for the 1st Australian Libertarian Conference  on the 6th and 7th of AprilРlisten to some of the best and brightest national and international speakers, meet other libertarians, and enjoy a fun-filled weekend of learning, friendship and the inevitable arguing that comes from putting more than one libertarian in a room at the same time.

Special guest speaker is Dr Tom Palmer from the Atlas Network and Cato Institute in the USA.

Other guest speakers include Cassandra Wilkinson, Prof Sinclair Davidson, Dr Eric Crampton, Adam Creighton, A/Prof Jason Potts, Dr Ben O’Neil, The Hon Dr Peter Phelps MLC, Dr Michael Keane, Bob Day AO, Chris Berg, Tim Wilson, Tim Andrews, Cr Clinton Mead, Jennifer Buckingham, and many more.

The conference is being run by the Australian Libertarian Society (ALS), and is being co-sponsored by the Australian Taxpayers’ Alliance (ATA), the Institute for Public Affairs (IPA) and Mannkal Economic Education Foundation.

Pricing & registration

For two days of exciting speakers and good debate, and a two-course Saturday dinner at Bar Luca, the early bird price is only $100 for adults and $70 for students. Day sessions include tea/coffee, but you will need to arrange for your own lunch. The dinner will include a presentation by Tom Palmer, who is scheduled to talk about libertarianism in the Middle East and around the developing world. Prices will increase closer to the event, but for the moment, the pricing schedule is below:


Saturday sessions: $40
Sunday sessions: $40
Saturday dinner: $40
Package deal: $100


Saturday sessions: $30
Sunday sessions: $30
Saturday dinner: $30
Package deal: $70

You can register and pay either by cheque, direct debit, or online credit card payment. If you pay by cheque or direct debit, please make sure to also e-mail your details to Tim Andrews ( at the same time so we can record your payment and ensure you are properly registered. Also, if you think you have a good reason why you should be given a discounted price, please e-mail and we will consider on a case by case basis.

* For online registration and payment, please visit our sister site hosted by the Australian Taxpayers Alliance.

* Cheques can be made payable to “Australian Taxpayers’ Alliance” and mailed to PO Box A2208, South Sydney, NSW, 1235.

* Direct debit can be sent to “Australian Taxpayers’ Alliance” (BSB 012-019, Account 1844-52668).