Welcome to the AHISA Biennial Conference 2023
What now? What next?

The Association of Heads of Independent Schools of Australia is proud to present the 19th Biennial Conference in 2023 with the theme,  ‘what now? what next?'

The conference will run from Sunday 24 to Wednesday 27 September on the Gold Coast. 

Held only every two years, the AHISA Biennial is a premier conference event for Principals from Independent schools and provides a platform for professional exchange between peers who aspire to and are recognised for excellence in autonomous school leadership.

Access acclaimed speakers who bring rich experience and wisdom across the three conference streams — sustainability, wellbeing and leadership —  and connect with peers in a spirit of collegiality, sharing your ideas, achievements and challenges.

Invitation from the AHISA National Chair

The 19th AHISA Biennial Conference will be held from 24-27 September 2023 on the Gold Coast, Qld. It is our pleasure to invite you to this exclusive event for AHISA members.

View full invitation here 

Organising Committee

Rev. Chris Ivey
Principal, St Andrew's Anglican College, Qld
Mr Craig Bassingthwaighte
Headmaster, Somerset College, Qld
Ms Ros Curtis
Principal, St Margaret's Anglican School, Qld
Mr Anthony Micallef
Headmaster, Brisbane Grammar School, Qld
Ms Kym Wickham
Principal, Loreto College, Qld
Ms Maria Woods
Principal, Hillbrook Anglican College, Qld
Mr Geoff van der Vliet
Principal, Nambour Christian College, Qld

▪ 24-27 September 2023
▪ In-person conference
▪ 250+ delegates


Registrations open 15 March 2023
 Early Bird Registrations close 15 May 2023
 Standard Registrations open 16 May 2023
All Registrations close 6 Sept 2023

Invited Keynote Speakers