Sydney & Illawarra

Mon 9 – Thu 12 Dec, Katoomba Christian Convention.


Join us as students from across Sydney and the Illawarra come together for NTE (National Training Event) 2024 In the Regions. Learn and grow, be trained and equipped to live for the Lord Jesus as we stand on the edge of eternity, and enjoy fellowship with students from around our region.


Registrations Costs

Camping – $259
Dormitory – $379
Ensuite – $439
Day registration – $179

Standard registrations close Friday 1 November, Midnight

Late Rego after 1 Nov, incur an additional $15 fee. Late registrations close Friday 29 November, Midnight

NTE2024 In the Regions – Sydney/Illawarra starts on Monday 9 December and concludes Thursday 12 December.

NTE2024 In the Regions – Sydney/Illawarra will be held at StayKCC – Katoomba Christian Convention. You can visit their website at

Address: 119 Cliff Dr, Katoomba NSW 2780

Dorms will be onsite consisting of cabins and rooms housing around 2-10 guests.

Camping will be onsite and require you to bring your own tent or organise with others to pitch a tent together. Showers are provided but will be shared with others onsite.

For more information on the accommodation on site visit

Full-time/Day Visitor registrations provides no accommodation. Please note that we do not provide transport so if your accommodation is not of walking distance please organise your own lifts.

NTE Missions are a great opportunity to put NTE into practise while partnering with local churches.

Campuses may go on NTE Missions in the week before or after NTE. Check with your campus group for more details.

Are NTE registrations refundable? 

To cancel your rego, please email [email protected] with your details and we will refund your payment less a $50 administration fee. There are no cancellation refunds available after Friday 29 November.

To transfer your rego, please find someone who’d like to attend the same NTE event you have registered for (also same accommodation type, same gender). You can request a transfer of your registration by emailing [email protected] with your details and the details of the person taking your registration. There is no fee for transferring your registration to another person, provided they have the same accommodation as originally chosen. There are no transfers possible after Friday 29 November. 

To make changes to your rego accommodation, please email [email protected] – after 29 November, there will be no refunds for accommodation changes. After 29 November, no rego accommodation changes are possible. 

We are unable to do cancellations, changes and transfers after the dates listed above as details will have already been confirmed and vendors will have been booked by then. 

Visit the general FAQ page here if you have further questions unanswered. You can also get in contact with one of your campus group staff.

William Taylor

Rector of St. Helen’s Bishopsgate, London


William grew up on a farm in Cornwall. He served in the British Army as an Officer in the Royal Green Jackets for five years before being ordained. In 1995 he joined St Helen’s Church and became Rector in 1998. William is married to Janet and they have three children—Emily, Digby and Archie. He has authored some books to help people understand the Bible including, ‘Partnership’, ‘Understanding the Times’, ‘The Word One to One’, ‘Style or Substance?’, ‘Revolutionary Sex’ and ‘Revolutionary Work’. He was a contributor to the ‘Proclamation Bible’. He is also editor of the ‘Read Mark Learn’ series: ‘John’, ‘Romans’ and ‘Luke (volumes 1 and 2)’.

Richard Chin

AFES National Director


Richard Chin is married to Jeanette and the father of 4 young adult children. He serves as the National Director of the Australian Fellowship of Evangelical Students (AFES)

Now based in Sydney, Richard continues to serve and proclaim Christ to both local and international students travelling around various campuses to preach.
Richard is the author of ‘Captivated by Christ’, and ‘How to Read the Bible Better’.