Logistical details about the action in Newcastle.

Please note: to confirm your participation in Break Free it is essential that you complete this registration form ASAP.

Arrival and departure:
We strongly recommend people arrive by Saturday morning in order to be available for the whole Saturday briefing, regardless of your level of experience.
  • Registration will be open from 5pm on Friday 6th May at Newcastle Basketball Stadium – Young Rd & Curley Road, Broadmeadow. Dinner will be served at 6pm  and the welcome ceremony will go from 7.30-8.30.
  • Training on the Saturday  will run from 9am .
  • Arrival time for the flotilla on the Sunday  is 8:30am  at Horseshoe Beach, Newcastle.
After the action on the Sunday  there will be a debrief and a party to celebrate that evening. We recommend departure on the Monday, but understand many will have to get home for work and other commitments.


We are putting on some buses with limited seats from Melbourne, Brisbane and Canberra. All busses will depart on the morning of the 9th of May.

If you would like a seat on one of these buses you need to book and pay for your seat using the form at the bottom of this page or clicking here.

Seats are limited so please book early.

There are several options:
There are a limited number of dorm style rooms at the training venue. These can be booked on a first-in basis using the form at the bottom of this page or clicking here.
We will also be arranging billeting with supporters across Newcastle. Please indicate your preference for this in the logistics survey.

You might also consider staying with friends or booking in to accommodation around Newcastle. Here are some suggestions:

Financial contribution and assistance.

We are asking all participants for a small contribution to the running costs of Break Free – this will go towards meals on the Saturday and Sunday, transport, creative materials and venue hire. The payscale is from $30 – $90 for the whole event.

You can make your payments and book a room using the form below or click here.

We appreciate not everyone can afford to attend an event like this – so we have some limited financial support available. Please indicate in the survey if you require financial assistance.


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For any queries please contact: australia@breakfree2016.org