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Mackay, 27-29 May 2020. Make it Happen. Make it Matter.
Keeping you safe

We are continuously following the advice of the Australian Department of Health; Queensland Government and the venue at the Mackay Convention & Entertainment Centre, Makay. The health and safety of our delegates, partners and staff remain our number one priority.

On-site Health and Safety Measures will include:

  • Delegate contact details being acquired prior to commencement and on-site attendance recorded.
  • Total attendance capped with strict adherence to physical distancing measures, including traffic management and spaced seating configurations within the venue.
  • Delegates are encouraged to download the Australian Government COVIDSafe App.
  • Dedicated COVID Safety Officer on-site.
  • Event located at an industry-leading venue with precautionary sanitation measures, including regular cleaning of all surfaces; increased awareness and continued rigorous adherence to ISO and HACCP food safety management standards within all culinary services
  • Click here to the MCEC comprehensive “Safety Plan”
  • Daily deep-clean fogging will be carried out in all conference spaces, in addition to the standard practices.

To further build confidence among participants.

  • Hand sanitiser stations will be available at key points throughout the venue particularly in high-traffic areas. We encourage all attendees to stay informed on the protective measures the public can take, such as the ones listed by the WHO.
  • ASBAQ 2020 will be handshake free to minimise the potential transmission of any illness.
  • We will ensure that medical care is readily available to address immediate healthcare concerns of attendees.
  • We are monitoring the situation closely and will continue to follow health and safety guidelines as advised by appropriate and relevant authorities.

For any other questions, please contact

We look forward to delivering a safe ASBAQ 2020 for all members, stakeholders and guests.