Daring 2018

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Daring 2018 – Daring for Full Equality (8 – 10 June 2018)

Uniting Network’s biennial national conference is taking place under the banner “Daring for Full Equality.” For the first time, we are gathering in Queensland.

Friday evening will be an informal gathering and worship.
Saturday is a day of workshops and plenary sessions.
Sunday will see us part of worship at Merthyr Rd UC in the morning and MCC Brisbane in the evening. We will also have our General Meeting to elect roles for the next two years (agenda and financial report).


Pictured: Left: Revd Dr Jo Inkpin, keynote speaker. Revd Dr Jo Inkpin is an Anglican priest, trans woman, theologian and justice activist. Jo is the Co-Chair of Equal Voices Queensland, launched in 2017. Right: Ymania is the Co-Chair of the Board of the Global Interfaith Network for People of All Sexes, Sexual Orientations, Gender Identities and Expressions (GIN-SSOGIE). Ymania is also a representative from the Oceania region on ILGA – the International Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Intersex Association.

$65 for one-day admission, $50 concession (Saturday or Sunday)
$110 for weekend admission, $90 concession
Friday evening FREE
Price includes catered lunch and morning/afternoon teas

Accommodation can be recommended at various hotels nearby (see below). Billeting also available.

Location: Merthyr Road Uniting Church, 52 Merthyr Road, New Farm, Queensland, 4005

Registrations now open – click here to register/purchase your ticket(s) using credit card OR pay via bank transfer (UNITING NETWORK AUSTRALIA BSB 032090 ACC 561077) then email your details to info@unitingnetworkaustralia.org.au

We look forward to seeing you in June!

Some accommodation options nearby…

Emporium Hotel (from $212 per night)

Atrio apartments (from $194 per night for 2 people – has different size apartments which can accommodate up to 4 or 5 people)

Tryp by Wyndham (from $149 per night)

M&A apartments (from $205 per night)

Metro Hotel Tower Mill (from $100 per night)

Oakwood Hotel & Apartments (from $130 per night)

Central Brisbane Brunswick Apartment Hotel (from $100 per night)

Sage Hotel James Street (from $189 per night)

City Palms Brisbane (from $70 per night)

Oaks 212 Margaret (from $160 per night)

Edward Lodge (from $135 per night)

Ellie’s Guest House (from $95 per night)

The Docks on Goodwin (from $160 per night)

Goldsborough Place Apartments (from $190 per night)