2015

Theme: “For the Family. For the Faith.”

The 2015 ACSA conference was held in Melbourne at Ormond College, with some of speaker highlights including, the Most Rev. Julian Porteous – Archbishop of Hobart, the Most Rev. Athanasius Schneider – Auxiliary Bishop of Astana, and The Hon. Kevin Andrews MP, Minister for Defence.

State of Origin Ruby Game winner: New South Wales.

Annual Mannix Address: Angela Shanahan.

 

2014

Theme: “Build my Church”

The 2014 ACSA conference was held at the Lake Hume Resort in Albury, with some of speaker highlights including the Most Rev. Michael Kennedy – Bishop of Armidale, Professor Tracey Rowland, and Dr Robert Tilley.

State of Origin Rugby Game winner: New South Wales.

Annual Mannix Address: Tess Livingstone.

 

2013

Theme: “Foundations of Faith”

The 2013 ACSA conference was held in Brisbane at The Women’s College – University of Queensland, with some of speaker highlights including, the Most Rev. Robert McGuckin – Bishop of Toowoomba, Professor Greg Craven, Rev. Fr Bill Miscamble, and Dr Ryan Messmore.

State of Origin Rugby Game winner: Queensland.

Annual Mannix Address: the Most Rev. Mark Coleridge – Archbishgop of Brisbane.

 

2012

Theme: Defending Human Dignity

The 2012 ACSA conference was held in Melbourne at Queens College, with some of speaker highlights including Rev. Fr Aidan Nichols, Professor Tracey Rowland, the Hon Kevin Andrews MP, Dr Mathew Tan, and Dr David van Gend.

State of Origin Rugby Gamer winner: NSW-QLD All Stars (Defeating Victoria).

Annual Mannix Address: Christopher Pearson.

 

2011

The 2011 ACSA Conference was held in Sydney at the University of Notre Dame, with some of the speaker highlights including his Eminence Raymond Cardinal Burke, Professor Tracey Rowland, and Miranda Devine.

Annual Mannix Address: his Eminence George Cardinal Pell.

State of Origin Rugby Game winner: Queensland.

 

2010

Theme: Rebuilding the Church and the World.

The 2010 ACSA Conference was held in Albury at the Lake Hume Resort, with some of speaker highlights including the Most Rev. Geoffrey Jarrett – Bishop of Lismore, Joe de Bruyn, Rocky Mimmo, Sophie York, and Peter Holmes.

State of Origin Rugby Game winner: New South Wales Riverina.

Annual Mannix Address: Professor Tracy Rowland.

 

2009

Theme: Renewing all things in Christ.

The 2009 ACSA Conference was held in Brisbane at Duchense College, with some of speaker highlights including Dr Karl Schmude, Professor Tracy Rowland, and Dr James Franklin.

Annual Mannix Address: The Most Rev. Geoffrey Jarrett – Bishop of Lismore.

The 2009 conference also saw the inauguration of the State of Origin Rugby Game, with Queensland the inaugural winners.

 

2008

There was no conference in 2008 due to World Youth Day being in Sydney that year. However, there was still an Annual Mannix Address, given by his Eminence George Cardinal Pell, Archbishop of Sydney, during World Youth Day at the Great Hall of the University of Sydney.

 

2007

Theme: The 2028 Conference – the Church and the next generation.

The 2007 ACSA Conference was held in Canberra at the Abbey Function centre, with some of the speaker highlights including his Eminence Edward Cardinal Cassidy, the Most Rev. Charles Chaput – Archbishop of Philadelphia, the Most Rev. Philip Wilson – Archbishop of Adelaide, the Most Rev. Geoffery Jarett – Bishop of Lismore, the Rev Dr John Fleming, the Hon Ron Boswell, the Hon Tony Abbott MP – Health Minister, and Angela Shanahan.

Annual Mannix Address: Most Rev. Anthony Fisher, Auxiliary Bishop of Sydney.

 

2006

The 2006 ACSA Conference was held in Melbourne, with some of the speaker highlights including the Most Rev. Julian Porteous – Auxiliary Bishop of Sydney, Professor Tracy Rowland, and the Hon Kevin Andrews MP – Minister for Employment and Workplace Relations.

Annual Mannix Address: Most Rev. Barry Hickey, Archbishop of Perth.

 

2005

Theme: Be Not Afraid.

The 2005 ACSA conference was held in Sydney at St John’s College, with some of the speaker highlights including the Most Rev. Anthony Fisher – Auxillary Bishop of Sydney, the Rev. Dr John Fleming, Professor Tracey Rowland, and Dr David Daintree.

 

2004

The 2004 ACSA conference was held at St Leo’s College in Queensland, where keynote speaker the Rev. James Schall SJ had to pull out due to illness.

 

2003

The 2003 ACSA conference was held at Janet Clarke Hall, at the University of Melbourne with the keynote talk given by Most Rev. Mark Coleridge – Auxiliary Bishop of Melbourne.