Application, Deadlines, and Costs

FDSB – Sustainable Business Australia


The 2018 application has been posted. If you wish to register for the 2018 FDSB Australia Green Business program, please fill out this form.

Deadlines (2018)

Friday, November 3, 2017, 5:00 pm EST:

  • Last Day to Submit Application

Friday, December 8, 2017:

  • Program Fee Due
  • Purchase Airline Tickets
  • Apply for Australian Visa
  • Submit All Required Program Documents from Acceptance Packet

Saturday, January 1, 2017

  • Departure Date from U.S. Origin City

Registration Fee (2018)

The 2018 registration fee for FDSB – Sustainable Business Australia is (USD) $4300 per participant

Registration fees include:

  • Accommodations for 11 days/10 nights (double occupancy)
  • Local transportation
  • Airfare from Sydney to the Gold Coast
  • Cultural and social events
  • Most breakfasts and lunches, occasional dinners

Participants will be responsible for any and all personal and/or additional expenses including (but not exclusive to) round-trip international airfare, visas, passports, currency exchanging fees, internet, faxes, phone, lodges incidentals or extensions, meals not covered in the program, Value Added Taxes (V.A.T), appropriate tips, vaccinations/inoculations, and any voluntary tours or excursions not covered in the program fee.

Optional Costs

Spouse or Adult Guest: $3400

Spouses and adult guests (at least 21 years old) will lodge with their faculty sponsor, and the program fee includes all transportation and cultural programs.

Twilight BridgeClimb (Sydney): $275 per person

With your Climb Leader as your guide, step by step you’ll ascend the arches of the Bridge and enjoy the iconic views of Sydney, situated in one of the most beautiful harbours on earth. Throughout your Climb, your Climb Leader will entertain you with stories about the history of the Bridge. From its construction, to its opening in 1932, right through to its place in day to day local celebrations. Participants will reach the summit of the Sydney Harbour Bridge, 134m above sea level, right in the heart of Sydney Harbour for an uninterrupted panorama of the city and surrounds. Whilst at the top, you’ll soak up the world around you while your Climb Leader captures your photo. Every ticket to the top includes a Climb Group Photograph, a Certificate of Achievement, a BridgeClimb Cap and free entry to the Pylon Lookout. For more information visit:

Single accommodation fees:

Regular program: add’l $800 ($5100)


*All Prices in USD*