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ANZSCO 149311 - Registered Migration Australia

A conference and event organiser organises and coordinates services for conferences, events, functions, banquets and seminars. Conference and event organiser in Australia is a Skill Level 2 occupation.


Conference and Event Organiser Alternative Title


  • Event Manager




  • Event Planner
  • Exhibition Organiser
  • Wedding Coordinator



Conference and Event Organiser Occupation Lists
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Group: 1493 Conference and Event Organisers



Job Description - Registered Migration Australia

The job of a conference and event organiser in Australia is to organise and coordinate services for conferences, events, functions, banquets and seminars.



  • promoting conferences, conventions and trade shows to potential customers
  • responding to inquiries concerning services provided and costs for room and equipment hire, catering and related services
  • meeting with clients to discuss their needs and outlining package options to meet these needs
  • arranging and coordinating services, such as conference facilities, catering, signage, displays, audiovisual equipment, accommodation, transport and social events, for participants
  • organising registration of participants
  • negotiating the type and costs of services to be provided within budget
  • overseeing work by contractors and reporting on variations to work orders


Skill Level

Most occupations in the conference and event organiser unit group (Group 1493) have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications and experience outlined below.

In Australia:
AQF Associate Degree, Advanced Diploma or Diploma (ANZSCO Skill Level 2)


In New Zealand:
NZ Register Diploma (ANZSCO Skill Level 2)


At least three years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualifications listed above. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.

Occupations within the Conference and Event Organiser Group


  • 149311 Conference and Event Organiser


English Requirement for a Conference and Event Organiser 


  • IELTS result with a minimum score of 6 (L, R, W), 7 in speaking and 7 overall;
  • OET result with a minimum grade B in all sections;
  • TOEFL iBT with a minimum score (L:12 R:13 W:21 S:23 overall L93);
  • PTE Academic with a minimum score of 50 (L, R, W), 65 in speaking and 65 overall


  • Australian Graduate Exceptions apply in some states/territories
  • Priority Skilled Lists may apply a specific requirement in some states/territories
  • Countries exempt from submitting IELTS or OET include the UK; Canada; New Zealand; US; and Ireland


Where mandatory licensing or registration is required you must demonstrate a level of English either sufficient to meet licensing / registration or a minimum IELTS, or equivalent, whichever is higher.



Assessment Authority


  • Conference and Event Organiser is currently assessed with VETASSESS - (Vocational Education and Training Assessment Services); more information regarding assessment bodies


Visa Caveats



Caveat 2:
The position has a nominated base salary of less than AUD65,000.
Caveat 19:
The position is in a business that has an annual turnover of less than AUD1,000,000.


Average Income

The average salary for a Conference and Event Organiser in Australia is $ 86,088 for male employees and $ 67,382 for female employees per year. Average Age: Males: 35.4 Females: 34.3 Persons: 34.5

Source: (Group 1493) Conference and event organisers - Employee Earnings and Hours, Australia, May 2016


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