Institute of Certified Bookkeepers


“Thank you for a fantastic conference; it was highly informative, with excellent speakers” —2018

Host: Amanda Linton, Certified Bookkeeper, CEO and Director of ICB
Keynote: Matthew Addison, Executive Director of ICB


Key Topics for Discussion

  • The World Before You – The ICB View
  • Single Touch Payroll in 2019 – the small, micro and disconnected employers
  • Introducing the new ICB Marketplace
  • Managing expectations – when to say yes and when to say that's enough

Technical Bookkeeping

A bookkeepers guide to the specifics of dealing with:

  • GST and Property: a review and update on GST on property related transactions, GST on Property Settlements and the Renewable Energy Scheme framework
  • Casual employees and recent changes – Practical interactive session with our HR Partner on what is a casual employee, casuals working systematic and regular hours, casual conversion letters, casuals working overtime and casual loading offsets.
  • What hat are you wearing when? Dealing with confidentiality and the new Whistleblower Legislation

Government Online

  • ATO Debt Management
    • Understanding the ATO Debt Management Framework
    • Engaging with the Debt team
    • Setting up and managing debt payment plans
  • ATO Online Services
    • New agent portals – how to get the best out of the new system
    • Introducing the myGov employee commencement tool

ICB Members Interaction

  • Introduction to the new look ICB Board
  • Highlights from 2018
  • Awarding Fellow Membership
  • Recognition of 5 and 10 year members
  • Providing an opportunity for your reflection and input into the ICB year that was and the years to follow


* all costs are GST-inclusive

  • Full Members: $341  (Early bird pricing now closed)
  • Students/Educators: $341 
  • Certified Bookkeeping Practice Staff: $341
  • Non ICB Members: $506

Conference Details

Start Time: 9:30am. Registrations from 8.30am

Concludes: 4:00pm

Dietary Requirements – Important Note

At the time of booking your place for the conference, we ask that you also note any special dietary requirements you might have. Please note that the venues have advised that they can only cater for Gluten Free, Dairy Free, Lactose Free, Vegetarian and Pescatarian as per the venues' instructions. We cannot guarantee that any other special dietary requirements can be met. We require all special requests to be made within 10 days prior to event.

Registration Cancellation Policy

ICB Members

  • Cancellations received more than 14 days from the day of the event – Refund of $125 and manual will be posted.
  • Cancellations received within 14 days of the event – No refund. Access to all conference resources online post Conference. If hard copy of the Manual required, can purchase online and it will be posted.
  • Notification of cancellation must be confirmed via email and received prior to the event.

Non ICB Members

  • Cancellations received more than 14 days from the day of the event – Refund of $125 applies.
  • Cancellations received within 14 days of the event – No refund.
  • Notification of cancellation must be confirmed via email and received prior to the event.

If you have any further questions, or would like to discuss any of the above with us, please do not hesitate to contact us – email or call 1300 85 61 81

Dates and Venues

To register for the 2019 Conference, please click the date and location you wish to attend

Hobart Function & Conference Centre
1 Elizabeth St Pier, Hobart, TAS
28th February, 2019

Rosehill Gardens Racecourse
Grand Pavillion, James Ruse Drive, Rosehill NSW
6th March, 2019
Randwick Racecourse
Alison Road, Randwick NSW
7th March, 2019

National Convention Centre
31 Constitution Avenue, Canberra ACT
8th March, 2019

Pullman Hotel
King George Square, Brisbane QLD
11th March, 2019
12th March, 2019

Pullman Cairns International
17 Abbott Street, Cairns QLD
13th March, 2019

Skycity Darwin
3 Gilruth Avenue, The Gardens, Darwin NT
15th March, 2019

Crown Perth
Great Eastern Highway, Burswood WA
19th March, 2019

Adelaide Convention Centre
North Terrace, Adelaide SA
21st March, 2019

Pullman on The Park
192 Wellington Parade, East Melbourne VIC
28th March, 2019
29th March, 2019

ICB Conference App

See the below video on how to set up the ICB Conference App before you attend the conference. 

The ICB Conference App will give you detail on the Agenda, Exhibitors and Speakers prior to the day, as well as access to Q&A and Live Polls on the day. 

For downloadable instructions, please click here.