This category of registration will be open for a limited time, according to a media release from the organisers.
Canberra last hosted the event in 2005; next year's event will coincide with the centenary celebrations of the Australian capital.
Unlike in previous years, the Canberra organisers have already announced the conference program. The only things remaining to be filled in are the names of keynote speakers and the talks at mini-conferences.
There is also a sponsorship category, costing $1500, for those who wish to become Fairy Penguin sponsors.
The facilities available for each category of registration differ and can be seen here.