The World Galloway Congress 2018

28 Sep 2018 - Best Western Airport Motel & Conference Centre

The Australian Belted Galloway Association would like to welcome you to the 12th World Galloway Congress 2018 in Melbourne.  How to get there – arrive at the Tullamarine International & Domestic Airport.  The Conference centre offers a free shuttle bus to and from the airport. The Best Western Airport Motel and Conference Centre in Attwood, Melbourne, is close to Tullamarine Airport making it easily accessible by road to the lovely farms and tourist spots we will be visiting. 

The Best Western Motel has 60 rooms and excellent facilities making it the perfect base for the duration of the Congress. The Motel is in close proximity to some specialty shops and a short drive (Taxi) to major Shopping Centres.  Booking details will appear at the end of this document.

The Australian Itinerary will be showcasing some of the best Galloway, Miniature Galloway, Belted Galloway & Miniature Belted Galloway cattle at the Royal Melbourne Show and some of the best herds in Victoria. During the 3 days of farm visits, the coaches will travel on some amazing Victorian roads taking in the various landscapes of Victoria, we will also visit a mix of significant tourist spots and wineries.

We look forward to welcoming you to Australia for the 12th World Galloway Congress. Full details and booking arrangements will appear at the end of this document.  Full delegates do not have to arrange any transport to any events. The following information outlines the details of the Congress farm tours and places of interest that we will be visiting.  

This will be the 12th Bi-Annual World Galloway Congress this time in Australia and we look forward to welcoming our fellow Galloway, Miniature Galloway, Belted Galloway and Miniature Belted Galloway breeders from all over the World. 

The 5 full days of the Congress have been planned to take in the Royal Melbourne Show, a visit to Healesville Wildlife Sanctuary, World Famous De Bortoli Winery, The Chocolaterie Factory, The Grange Cleveland Winery, Eureka Stockade and some of the Best Galloway, miniature Galloway and Belted Galloway studs in Victoria. Following the Congress tour, delegates are invited to contact other Galloway, Miniature Galloway, Belted Galloway and Miniature Belted Galloway farms who have registered with the committee that they are willing to host “open the gate farm visits”. Details of these will be at the end of this document. Full Congress Price is $685.00 Australian and includes every day’s activities and meals except for one lunch and one afternoon tea. Full details and booking arrangements can be found here


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