24th International Hybrid Conference on Paste, Thickened and Filtered Tailings Attendee Portal


Thank you for registering to attend the Paste 2021 Conference, to be held online, and as an in-person event in Fremantle, Western Australia for delegates able to attend within COVID-19 restrictions.

Due to COVID-19, Australian borders are currently closed to all international travellers.

To accommodate delegates from all locations, the conference will be streamed online.

Conference Program

View the conference program here, or within the current event brochure here.

Terms and Conditions

Click here for ACG Attendee Terms & Conditions.

PD Hours

This conference will provide attendees with a number of personal development hours. A certificate of attendance can be provided on request, post-event.

Beware of Scammers

Please be aware of people offering to sell the delegate list for Paste 2021. The ACG would like to assure you that we do not sell our data to third parties and that this is a scam. We urge you not to give out credit card details or other information to anyone contacting you offering to sell details of attendees to our events. For more information, please refer to our privacy policy.

ACG Onsite Contact

Josephine Ruddle, Event Manager
Mobile: +61 409 118 003
Email: josephine.ruddle@uwa.edu.au

Australian Centre for Geomechanics
Tel: +61 8 6488 3300
info-acg@uwa.edu.au | www.acg.uwa.edu.au

If you have questions, please contact info-acg@uwa.edu.au

Online Attendees

Closer to the event, you will receive a link from
no-reply@goodeducation.com.au to activate your account, enabling you login to the online event. Please check your junk mail for this email. Upon clicking on the link, you will be prompted to set a password, and this is what you will use to login to the platform moving forward.

The Australian Centre for Geomechanics, The University of Western Australia applies restrictions on recording the presentations of the 24th International Conference on Paste, Thickened and Filtered Tailings being held 21-23 September 2021.  All unauthorised audio recording, video recording and photography or transmission of the ACG online event material, data or information is expressly prohibited.

The online presentations will be recorded by the ACG, and will be available on-demand for 60 days, post-event until 23 November 2021. We will endeavour to have recordings available from the week commencing 27 September 2021. Transcripts of question and answer sessions will not be made available post-event.


System Requirements

The online version of this event will be hosted on the Good Education platform, which utilises Zoom. Please check prior to the conference you have access to Zoom and advise the ACG if you do not have access.

We encourage you to join the session 15 minutes early each day to enable adequate time to resolve potential technical issues with streaming prior to the conference commencement.

If you have not previously used Zoom, please set up ahead of time; you can join a test meeting here. Zoom can be downloaded to your device of choice here.

If you have any issues or queries, please contact the ACG at publications-acg@uwa.edu.au

In-person Attendees*

*In accordance with Western Australian COVID-19 restrictions.

For up-to-date information, visit https://www.wa.gov.au/government/covid-19-coronavirus

For anyone attending from interstate, please ensure you comply with guidelines at https://www.wa.gov.au/organisation/covid-19-coronavirus-controlled-interstate-border

Conference Venue

Sirius Ballroom
Esplanade Hotel, Fremantle
Address: 46-54 Marine Terrace, Fremantle WA 6160
Phone: (08) 9432 4000
Email: reservations_esplanadefremantle@evt.com
Website: https://www.rydges.com/accommodation/perth-wa/esplanade-hotel-fremantle-by-rydges/

Paste 2021 Welcome Function

The ACG invites conference delegates to enjoy welcome drinks and nibbles the evening prior to the conference. Please join us in the exhibition area, Southern Cross, Gala Ballroom the Esplanade Hotel, Fremantle from 17:30, Monday 20 September.

We look forward to seeing you there!


Onsite registration will be available on the morning of the event, in the Southern Cross Lobby of the Esplanade Hotel, Fremantle.

Pre-registration will be available at 3:30pm Monday 20 September 2021 in the Southern Cross Lobby of the Esplanade Hotel, Fremantle


To access hotel WiFi, use the following AccessCode : Paste2021
Once connected to Rydges-EVENT, please open a new browser and you will be re-directed to a login page, please type ‘event‘ as your Username, and then enter your Access Code ‘Paste2201‘. Each user is required to enter the Access Code.
Please note logins last for 72hrs, delegates will need to re-verify to continue using after 72hrs.


We are pleased to have secured a discounted rate for Paste 2021 delegates of 10% off the best available rate (at time of booking).

To book with this discount, please follow the below directions:

  1. Go to this link
  2. Location: Esplanade Hotel Fremantle by Rydges
  3. When: Insert arrival/departure dates
  4. Go to ‘I have a code’
  5. Insert ‘CONFERENCE’
  6. Your new rates are ready to book

*Please note upon check in you will be required to state your event/conference name

For alternate Fremantle accommodation, listings can be found here and here.

Car Parking

For conference delegates, self parking is available at Drivo Carpark on Essex Street for the rate of $20 per day. This is an auto-plate recognition system where exits don’t open until payment is complete. Payment can be completed via QR code onsite or on departure (please note, this is a cashless payment system), overstay fees may apply.

Wilson Parking located at 56 Marine Terrace (positioned between Esplanade Park and the Italian Club) offers a daily rate of $12.50.

Secure Collie street car park is a multi story, undercover facility located on Collie Street, behind the Esplanade Hotel. For delegates, parking at this facility is starting from $4.00/hr & $22.00 a day (5+ hrs)*. Overnight surcharges apply. Cheaper rates available online.
*please note Collie Street carpark is a third-party service provider with its own schedule of fees. If vehicles are left overnight, or for multiple days, additional overnight charges would apply.

Alternatively, the useful free PayStay App can provide the locations of all street parking available in Fremantle.

Public transport

Information available at http://www.transperth.wa.gov.au/


There are a number of taxis operating in the Perth and Fremantle area. Use TaxiFare Calculator as a guide on pricing.


Uber and Ola are both available in Fremantle.

Paste 2021 Conference Dinner

The Paste 2021 conference dinner will be held at Bathers Beach House, 6.30pm, Wednesday 22 September 2021. For registered dinner attendees, a walking party will be leaving from the Esplanade lobby at 6.15pm.

For more information, and for a map to the venue, click here


Please do not attend this event in-person if you feel unwell; you will still be able to participate via Zoom on the online platform.

The event venue has a comprehensive COVID safe plan, in line with the National COVID-19 safe workplace principles. Please ensure you check into the event venue with your SafeWA app.

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