The Italian Language Immersion Weekend is now fully booked. No further registrations will be accepted.

VATI, with the support of the Victorian Government, invite Primary and Secondary School teachers of Italian to an Advanced and Intermediate Italian language immersion weekend at Bellinzona Grange, Hepburn Springs.

Belinzona Grange

Do you…

Want to HEAR, SPEAK and PLAY in Italian for three days?

Want to meet other Italian teachers and practise and improve your Italian?

Then why not consider participating in the immersion activity for Primary and Secondary school teachers conducted in the scenic and tranquil setting of Bellinzona Grange, Hepburn Springs?

Find out more here

The VATI Congress will be held on Friday 23 March 2018.

Catholic Leadership Centre, 576 Victoria Parade, East Melbourne.


Please download the program schedule and the abstract and presenter booklet.

You will receive a printed copy of both documents on registration on Friday.

Please note that the venue for the Congress this year is the Catholic Leadership Centre, 576 Victoria Parade, East Melbourne. Tel. 03 9200 5202 email

Download directions of how to get there and the public transport options available. Please note that there is no parking at the venue. There are, however, plenty of public transport options.

Please allow for sufficient (extra) time to get to the venue on time.

Registrations opens at 8am and the official opening is at 8.50am. the Congress concludes at 3.30pm.

If you are thinking of attending the presentations on the Victorian Curriculum, you should download the curriculum here:

Registration costs

Registrations close 5pm Monday 19 March 2018

Payment by Credit Card is preferred, but EFT is also available.

Metropolitan area: VATI members $100.00, non-members $130.00
Non-metropolitan: VATI members FREE, non-members $60.00

Teachers at  non-metropolitan GOVERNMENT school are able to apply for a $200 CRT rebate, made available via VATI. To take advantage of this offer, your non-metropolitan GOVERNMENT school must send an invoice for the CRT rebate of $200 to VATI, (email to Payment will only be made AFTER you have attended Congress.


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