STEP Australia National Trust and Estate Conference 2024

This STEP Conference is not to be missed! Bringing together leading minds in trusts and estates from across Australia and beyond, the programme provides an unparalleled opportunity to broaden your knowledge and network with Australian trust and estate practitioners.

  • The Honourable Justice Steven Moore, Supreme Court of Victoria
  • The Honourable Kate McMillan KC, Supreme Court of Victoria
  • Michael Flynn KC TEP, Owen Dixon Chambers West, Melbourne
  • Lindsay Ellison SC TEP, Wardell Chambers, Sydney
  • Professor Ying Liew, Melbourne Law School
  • Professor Katy Barnett, Melbourne Law School
  • Professor Lusina Ho, The University of Hong Kong
  • Brendan Ashdown TEP, John Toohey Chambers, Perth
  • Nicholas Jacob TEP, Forsters LLP, London
  • Henry Brandts-Giesen TEP, Dentons, Auckland
  • Renee Bennett TEP, wilson/ryan/grose Lawyers, Townsville
  • Julie Van der Velde TEP, VdV Legal, Adelaide
  • Harry Patsias TEP, Wallmans Lawyers, Adelaide
  • Dilan Ashton, Equity Trustees, Sydney
  • Panel on Common Reporting Standard (CRS) featuring; Hector Thompson, Deputy Commissioner, International, Support and Programs, The Australian Tax Office, Sydney, Peter Godber TEP, Godber Advisory & Legal, Sydney and Henry Brandts-Giesen TEP, Dentons, Auckland

Looking to register three or more delegates?

If you will be purchasing three or more tickets you are eligible for the following discount:

  • 3 registrations – 5 per cent discount off each registration
  • 4 registrations – 10 per cent discount off each registration
  • 5 or more registrations – 15 per cent discount off each registration

Please email Dior Locke, STEP Australia Operations Manager, via [email protected] to request your promocode to apply.

Delegate fees – virtual or in-person

Early bird rate until 8 March 2024

  • STEP Members - A$1,760 plus GST
  • Non-members - A$2,060 plus GST

Standard delegate rate:

  • STEP Members - A$2,030 plus GST
  • Non-members - A$2,335 plus GST

Gold and Dinner Sponsor | Equity Trustees


Equity Trustees is an independent specialist trustee company offering trustee or fiduciary services to a range of private and corporate clients.

Coffee Cart Sponsor | BNR Partners |

BNR partners

BNR Partners are experts in the field of Deceased Estate and Trust taxation matters.

Trade Exhibitor | The College of Law

College of Law

The College of Law, Australia’s largest provider of practice-focused legal education, is proud to partner with STEP to deliver postgraduate pathways to a career in wills and estate planning.

Trade Exhibitor | Australian Unity Trustee

Australian Unity Trustee

Australian Unity Trustees is a member-owned wellbeing organisation offering personalised trustee services to help your clients thrive. 

Trade Exhibitor | Send Payments


Send are a multi-award winning non-bank, high volume international payments and foreign exchange specialist, that is a leading provider of innovative payment solutions for legal practitioners and conveyancers of all sizes everywhere. 

Trade Exhibitor | Morgans


Morgans is Australia’s largest national full-service stockbroking and wealth management network operating from offices in all Australian states and territories. Morgans have been helping investors for over 40 years and is committed to helping all Australians improve their financial wellbeing.

Supporting Organisation | The Tax Institute |

The Tax Institute

The Tax Institute is the leading forum for the tax community in Australia. We are committed to representing our members, shaping the future of the tax profession and continuous improvement of the tax system for the benefit of all, through the advancement of knowledge, member support and advocacy.

Supporting Organisation | SMSF Association |


The SMSF Association is the independent, professional body representing Australia’s self managed super fund sector. Our vision and mission is to enable Australians to take greater control of their own destiny through a sustainable SMSF community while leading the professionalism and integrity of the sector.

Interested in becoming a STEP Australia Conference Sponsor?

Contact Dior Locke, our STEP Australia Operations Manager, to register your interest in sponsorship opportunities.