LATEST NEWS

A Self-Guided Walking Tour
Download a Walking Tour that you can follow to important sites in Melbourne’s theocratic history.
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The Stadium Spring-Clean!
1,800 brothers & sisters excitedly converged on Marvel Stadium on Sunday to clean in readiness for the Convention!
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Prohibited Items & Security Arrangements at Marvel Stadium
A few reminders on security arrangements & items that won't be allowed. Please read so there will be no surprises!
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Public Transport & Parking
Not sure how you'll get to the Stadium? Find helpful information on Public Transport, Parking & Drop Offs here.
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Welcome Signs & Gift-Bag Preparations
Our delegates will certainly feel the love when they arrive here in Melbourne! Click here to see some photos.
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Behind The Scenes – Chapter 14
Reflecting Jehovah's high respect for life, this department has a big responsibility! Find out how you can help.
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Driving on Melbourne Roads
Will you be driving here in Melbourne? Trams? Hook turns?? Nervous??? Click here to watch some videos that will help!
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Behind The Scenes – Chapter 13
The Baptism Department. What is involved in the preparation for this special day? A few hiccups & how Jehovah provided!
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Behind The Scenes – Chapter 12
The Audio Video Department. How do you ensure 50,000 delegates hear the program clearly no matter where they're sitting?
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Convention Reminders
Watch the Convention Reminders video that was featured on the Local Needs during the week of October 7th!
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Behind The Scenes – Chapter 11
The Volunteer Department. This is not the traditional Volunteer Dept! Did you know we have a Volunteer App this year?
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Behind The Scenes – Chapter 10
The Cleaning Department. With around 3,200 volunteers, read what's involved in managing this large department & how you can help.
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Loving Arrangements For The Elderly & Infirm
Attending such a large event can present unique challenges to the elderly and infirm. What arrangements are in place?
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Behind The Scenes – Chapter 9
The Trucking & Equipment Department. Did you know we need trucks, shipping containers, forklifts & packing materials for our convention?
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Behind The Scenes – Chapter 8
The Rooming Department. Find out what's involved in securing suitable accommodation for over 35,000 International & Aussie delegates!
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Behind The Scenes – Chapter 7
The Sign Department. How many signs do you think will be installed at Marvel during the convention week? Click here!
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Behind The Scenes – Chapter 6
The Parking Department. Getting to the Stadium can be overwhelming for some. This department will make it easier for you!
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Welcome Banner Ideas For Children!
Kids, would you like to help us create some colourful banners for our international delegates? Find some suggestions here!
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Behind The Scenes – Chapter 5
The Information Department. Need to find a department at Marvel Stadium? Pharmacy? Taxi? Restaurant? This department can help!
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Behind The Scenes – Chapter 4
The Installation Department. Installing what? Click here to find out and also what they have accomplished so far.
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Volunteer At The 2019 Melbourne International Convention!
There is still a need for many volunteers at the convention. Can you assist?
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Baptism At The Convention
Find out more information about this highlight of the spiritual program.
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Behind The Scenes – Chapter 3
The Attendant Department. Read about their mammoth job & what's ahead. Find out how NSW & SA are helping!
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Behind The Scenes – Chapter 2
The Hospitality Committee. A look at the exciting things being accomplished by the Committee & their Teams!
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Behind The Scenes – Chapter 1
The Convention Committee. The first in a series of articles on the teams & committees working behind the scenes!
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Behind The Scenes – A NEW Series
Introducing a new series of articles which will give you an exciting behind the scenes look at our MIC preparations.
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Meeting With Public Transport Victoria (PTV)
Public transport planning for the convention.
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RLL Preparation & Release
A brief report on the efforts of the Rooming Department.
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UPDATE: Luggage Storage No Longer Available At Marvel Stadium
Alternative luggage storage arrangements.
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Express Airport Transfers With SkyBus
Discount rate for convention delegates!
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Auslan
The entire program will be presented in Auslan!
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Information For Parents Attending The Convention
Parents rooms and pram parking arrangements.
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Interstate Volunteers
NSW and SA assisting with convention preparations!
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A United Spirit
A spirit of unity evident as preparations for the 2019 International Convention continue.
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Marvel Stadium Visit
An exciting visit for all departments to the convention site. Get a look behind the scenes!
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Accommodation – Why Can’t I Book Now? – Rooming Questions Answered.
This article answers some questions around recent direction on rooming, together with a helpful whiteboard animation.
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Rooming Update
Am I able to book accommodation yet? Click here to find out!
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Use of the Convention Logo
Is the Convention Logo available for general use? Click here to find out!
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Melbourne Congregations Prepare to ‘follow the course of hospitality’ for International Delegates
On the 13th October, over 700 elders from the greater Melbourne area gathered at the Melbourne Assembly Hall!
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Preparations Begin! – The First Meeting With Department Overseers
On the 15th of September, the Convention & Hospitality Committees held their first official MIC meeting.
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Foreign Sessions and International Delegates
An insight into the different languages that will be catered for at the convention for local & international delegates.
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