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.

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. 

Coffee Cart Sponsor | BNR Partners |

BNR partners

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

Interested in becoming a STEP Australia Conference Sponsor?

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