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Journalists can qualify to receive free admission to AGDC. Accredited media representatives will be offered a free media pass to the AGDC 2005* only after credentials are established by our PR consultants, DatelineMedia. Press credentials will be considered for the following:

  • Full-time reporters, editors and writers for print media;
  • Radio/TV reporters, camera crews and photographers for nationally distributed programs;
  • Freelance journalists possessing appropriate credentials.

Advertising personnel and PR executives are not eligible to receive press accreditation. Should you be unable to provide details of current industry accreditation but have a legitimate media interest in attending, please contact DatelineMedia on +61 2 9006 1614 or email:

Please complete the media registration form to request a media pass to AGDC 2005 and then send a fax on your organisation's official letterhead including a copy of a bylined article of yours from within the last three months to DatelineMedia on fax: +61 2 9968 3611. A media pass is not guaranteed. No more than two media passes will be issued per media outlet.

Following accreditation by DatelineMedia, you will be notified via email that your media pass will be available for you at the registration desk upon your arrival at the Conference. You must wear your media pass to gain entry to Conference events and activities.

Media meals will be provided at designated morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea times in the Media Room.

The Media Room is open:
Thursday, 1 December 2005 - 8.00am to 5.45pm.
Friday, 2 December 2005 - 8:00am to 5:30pm.
Saturday, 3 December 2005 - 8:00am to 5:30pm.

If you would like to arrange for an interview/briefing with a Keynote speaker or AGDC executive prior to or during the Conference please contact DatelineMedia on telephone: +61 2 9006 1614, email , or speak with one of our team on-site in the Media Room, located within the Federation Square Board Room and we will assist with all arrangements

*Please note that media pass entitlements include entry to all conference sessions and functions/parties/activities, and Conference Bag and associated promotional gifts. Attendance to Gala Awards Dinner is not included. Dinner tickets can be purchased at your own expense.

Media contact:
Susan Fitzpatrick

Office: +61 2 9006 1614
Mobile: +1 400 246 010
Fax: +61 2 9968 3611


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AGDC 2005 Conference
1- 3 December 2005
Federation Square, Melbourne.

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