Ville Resort-Casino
Townsville, Queensland

Social Program

All ASBAQ 2016 social function dinners, Message in a Bottle Welcome Dinner, “The Last Man Stranded Dinner” and the “Magnetic Moments” Conference Dinner are ticketed events. Delegate tickets and those additionally purchased for accompanying persons will be issued in your delegate lanyards.

The dress code for the conference during the day is smart or business casual, as is the first night dinner and the final night “The Last Man Stranded Dinner”.

The final Conference dinner “ASBAQ 2016 Magnetic Moments” is set to be a grand affair and as such, the appropriate attire would be formal and or cocktail.

Conference venue temperatures range from about 19 to 27 degrees this time of year. Swimming is pleasant all year round however; swimming is at its best between April and October in North Queensland. Make sure you pack your swim wear and also include layered clothing to stay comfortable.

Tuesday, 31st May 2016

All registered members are invited to attend the annual general meeting.

Welcome Function – “Message in a Bottle” Dinner including ASBAQ General Meeting / 5.00pm

Smart Casual Dress.

Wednesday, 1st June 2016

Conference Dinner – “Magnetic Moments” Dinner / 6.00pm

Commencing with pre-dinner drinks on the Poolside Deck, you will be drawn to the beauty of Magnetic Island. You will be outdoors enjoying the tropical island breezes along side the ocean with stunning views in every direction.

Thursday, 2nd June 2016

“The Last Man Stranded” / 7.00pm – 11.30pm

Dinner at a venue on the renowned Strand.

For this occasion you will dress smart casual to prepare yourself for a fun evening full of lively music, decadent food and ambient surroundings.

Your “what to pack” Check List

Stay. Play and Getaway

Ville Resort-Casino has four bars and a regular line up of concerts, special events and free live music, it is the North’s premier entertainment destination.

Ville Resort-Casino is home to Townsville’s biggest pillarless ballroom and a dedicated poolside stage and concert area that caters to 2,000 people – and you’ll find a sensational line-up of national and international shows and performances all year round.

For delegates and their accompanying person the surrounds of Ville Resort-Casino offers an array of activities including the Reef HQ Aquarium, Jezzine Barracks and Billabong Sanctuary.

The option of a 2-3 hour chartered boat trip from Townsville will get you to the Yongala wreck which is home to an array of marine life including giant gropers, sea snakes, turtles and millions of colourful fish to name a few.