Freeman College, Bonnyrigg
is A bold vision
for the future
of the Church.
A Church passionate about discovering a real and present God and devoted to gathering people to be on fire for Jesus.
Every year, Ignite Youth hosts Australia’s largest Catholic Youth Conference in Brisbane.
Ignite Conference draws out communities, parishes, schools, priests and religious from around the country and the world, sending them out with a new passion for authentic faith in Jesus. For four days we experience enriching formation, encouraging fellowship and powerful worship.
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We are looking forward to holding the first Ignite Conference in Sydney at Freeman College, in their MAC Auditorium and other facilities.
Freeman College is a beautiful school located in Sydney’s western suburbs, less than an hour from Sydney CBD and the airport.
Getting to the Venue:
There is off-street parking available in the grounds of Freeman College, as well as street parking in the surrounding streets. Parking assistant will be present to assist you during the normal arrival times and prior to public events. There is no cost for parking.
For bus times and costs, please use the Trip Planner at www.transportnsw.info. Type in ‘Freeman Catholic College’ as your destination landmark.
Your registration includes all meals from Friday to Sunday, including lunch, dinner and a daily morning/afternoon tea pack.
Please note that dinner is NOT included on Thursday night, however there will be a number of food trucks on-site as part of the festival on that night only. Please bring some money to purchase dinner, or eat before you arrive.
Ignite Conference is a live-out experience, and delegates are responsible for their own accommodation arrangements. There are a number of local accommodation options within short driving distance from the venue, from hotels to caravan parks. We are also working with the local schools to provide some basic accommodation in classrooms.
There is a number of hotels, motels and bnb's in the area around the conference venue. Search for accommodation in or around: Rothwell, Redcliffe, Clontarf, Scarborough, Margate & Deception Bay.
All private accommodation needs to be booked directly through the accommodation providers.
Seeking accommodation for large groups? Contact our travel partners Conference National for help with accommodation and travel.
For groups wanting to keep costs at a minimum we have partnered with schools nearby the venue to provide ‘WYD-style’ accommodation. Delegates bring their own sleeping bag and travel mat and can camp in classrooms/gyms. Showers and toilets are on site as well as kitchen areas to prepare breakfasts.
Accommodation can be available from Wednesday to Monday upon request, please contact the office for any questions.
Spaces for Simple Accommodation are limited, and are available for groups only. Please contact the office as through the contact form below to book.
Alternatively, if you're looking for cheap accommodation we recommend checking Airbnb or similar sites.
Over the years, many groups have found that attending Ignite Conference together increases the bonds of friendship in the group as they share an experience together, and also increases dramatically the positive impact of the conference on your parish, school or organisation when you return home. The more people who become involved in the experience of Ignite Conference, the more people you will have back in your parish, school or organisation after the event is over who will share a vision for renewed Church ministries (eg youth ministry, worship, liturgy, mission, etc), as well as having personal ownership and investment in the group’s direction and involvement in your local church context.
The Ignite Conference team are here to help you with anything you need, from tips for organising a group to ways of building on the experience after you return home.
Contact the Ignite Conference team
Have a question about Ignite Conference? Need some help getting your group organised? Want to run an idea past us? Or just want to let us know how much you’re looking forward to Ignite Conference?
Send us a message via the Contact Form, or contact a member of the team below. We’d love to chat with you!