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Planetshakers Conference is an annual conference birthed out of the vision of Pastors Russell and Sam Evans to empower generations to win a generation.

Planetshakers Conference is a 4 nights and 3 days event filled with praise and worship, dynamic speakers and targeted electives, all of which are designed to empower and encourage you in your personal relationship with God.

Planetshakers is passionate about seeing people of all ages encounter God and see transformation in all parts of the world.

REGISTRATION

  • A conference special registration rate of AUD$20 per adult/youth/child is valid till Monday 8th May 2017. Thereafter, conference registration rates will increase to AUD$50 per adult/youth/child.

  • Registrations are available online.

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  • They sure can! If you have babies up to 24 months, our Parents Room is located on level 3 and can be accessible via Lift 2 and 3. While prams are not permitted in the arena, you can waltz them through to the Parents Room.

    For the older kids, we have a Planetshakers Kids program from 2 years to grade 6 at school and we also have a youth conference, Nxt Gen, for our grade 7-12 students.

  • We run a children’s conference alongside the main event that caters for children 2-12 years old, it’s full of activities, fun, ministry sessions and opportunities to encounter our great God. Registrations for this are only AUD$20 (valid till Monday 8th May 2017, AUD$50 thereafter). The children’s sessions run at the same time as the adult ones so there’s always something for them to be involved in whilst you’re in the conference.

  • Nxt Gen is the youth expression of Planetshakers Conference and is hosted by Ps Andy & Susannah Harrison and Planetboom, the youth ministry of Planetshakers.

  • Please email [email protected] to transfer your registration to another person. We would require information of the person receiving the registrations such as full name, email address and mobile number.

  • As per our terms and conditions, conference registrations are non-refundable but it is transferrable.

  • Unfortunately, we are unable to transfer tickets across conferences.

  • We have prepared a video tutorial to walk you through the process of allocating registrations.

  • We have prepared a video tutorial to walk you through the process of accepting registration.

SCHEDULE & ACCESS

GETTING THERE

Parking throughout the Melbourne & Olympic Parks precinct is quite limited. Public transport is the quickest and easiest way to get to and from an event at Melbourne & Olympic Parks. Trains, trams and buses operate frequently, dropping you right at the door of Hisense Arena.

For more information about getting there including timetables, fares and maps contact 1800 800 007 or visit Public Transport Victoria. For a full range of online and mobile tools available to help you access public transport information, go to Public Transport Victoria.

  • You can pre-book your parking until 11.30pm the day prior to conference and will save you 33%.

    PRE-BOOK PARKING

     

    Alternative parking operated by different operations are available surrounding the precinct.

    YARRA PARK/MCG (OPERATED BY CARE PARK)
    For Yarra Park/MCG open dates and gate opening times see parking schedule.
    CITY CAR PARKS (SECURE PARKING)
    Venues are within 10 minutes’ walk.
    11 Exhibition Street
    121 Exhibition Street
    12-20 Flinders Lane
    114 Flinders Street
    WILSON PARKING
    28 Flinders Street
    32 Flinders Street
    172 Flinders Street
    Federation Square
    FEDERATION SQUARE
    202 Flinders Lane
    ON-STREET PARKING
    Around the Botanical Gardens and along the Yarra River metered parking is available.

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  • A dedicated taxi rank operates for all events next to The Oval on Olympic Blvd (previously known as Swan St.) convenient for all venues, providing a safe and efficient way to hail a taxi.

  • Designated passenger drop off areas are available in front of Hisense Arena or opposite Gosch’s Paddock.

  • Bicycles are not permitted inside the arena. Bike parking is available outside Hisense Arenas.

    You are required to supply your own lock. Planetshakers and the Melbourne and Olympic Parks are not responsible for any loss or damage to bicycles secured on site.

    A Bike Share station is located on Batman Avenue, in front of Rod Laver Arena forecourt.

  • Yes. For those with mobility restrictions or wheelchairs, designated special seatings are available and can be accessed via lifts 1,2 and 3. Wheelchair accessible seating bays allows for a wheelchair space with an adjacent companion seat.

    The designated passenger drop off area is located in front of Hisense Arena on Olympic Boulevard.

    Accessible Parking is available and is booked through Ticketek on the special needs hotline (03) 9286 1208. All accessible parking will be charged at the time of booking. Booking can be made subject to space available.

    Wheelchair accessible toilets are located throughout the Arena.

NXT GEN

Nxt Gen is the youth expression of Planetshakers Conference, existing to empower the next generation of teenagers. Similar to previous years, we will have Nxt Gen sessions running across the course of Planetshakers Conference 2018 with Boom Band and youth speakers.

  • Groups of 25 and more will be given access to reserved seating, in order to help the youth groups sit together and ease stress.

  • Planetshakers Conference will have both paid & volunteer security on site throughout the duration of our program. These teams are highly experienced in dealing with large crowds, and are there to assist anyone during the course of the conference.

  • We recommend where possible not to bring valuables, however any valuables brought will be the responsibility of the individual who brings them. There is also a cloakroom for individuals to store belongings during the course of Planetshakers Conference.

  • Buses are able to drop off delegates in a specific bus shelter. However, they cannot park on-site and will need to search for alternate parking. Our bus team will be able to assist with pick up and drop off coordinating.

  • Either catch a tram or take a short 20 min walk to Melbourne’s CBD where there are many food options and spaces to explore with a group. Melbourne also provides a “Free Tram Zone” when travelling within the CBD (see map below). Travel does not require a myki pass within this zone.

    Alternately, we have dedicated space in the Eastern Plaza for Youth Ministries to hang out in during the breaks, Chillsville.

  • This is a large outdoor area in the Eastern Plaza that will be open for all youth ministries to access during breaks. This is to provide you with a specially designed area where you can go during breaks to sit down, relax, eat lunch/ dinner, connect with other youth ministries and be entertained! There will be adequate shelter and seating in this area as well as easy access to:

    • Bathrooms
    • Power Outlets for Phone Charging
    • Direct access to 70 Tram stop and short walk to Richmond Station
    • Activities like Basketball, Gaming Station, Inflatables and a Photobooth

GENERAL QUESTIONS

Planetshakers Conference is an annual conference held in Melbourne, Australia. If you would like to promote the conference in your local church, we have prepared a promotional kit for your use.

CONTACT PLANETSHAKERS

Address 10-12 Cecil Street, Southbank VIC 3006
Email [email protected]
Phone 1300 88 33 21 Domestic / +61 (03) 9896 7999 International
Office Hours Monday – Friday 9AM – 5PM Australian Eastern Time (UTC+10)