Paracon Australia 2014 is a two day Paranormal conference held on Saturday 10th and Sunday 11th May 2014 at Maitland Gaol. Including both International and Australian speakers lecturing on a range of Paranormal topics such as Ghost hunting and investigations, Mediumship, Parapsychology, Yowies, UFO’s, crop circles and much more.

Join us at Paracon Australia 2014 for Australia’s only Paranormal Conference.


General Admission tickets start from $100

General Admission gains you access to one or both days of the conference which is featuring over 20 informative and inspiring sessions and lecture topics. It allows you the opportunity to interact with all the Paracon Australia 2014 speakers and includes entry to Maitland Gaol, which will be closed to the public for the duration of the conference, granting Paracon Australia 2014 delegates the unique experience of exploring and investigating the location exclusively.

Tickets available at the door, cash only, no EFTPOS facilities available (including after dark events).

No Refunds will be given unless the event is cancelled.

Paracon Australia 2014 Schedule

Paracon Australia 2014 is pleased to present an informative and inspiring line up of lectures and screenings. Speakers include Ben Hansen (Fact or Faked Paranormal Files) and Jeff Belanger (Ghost Adventures). All lectures and sessions are accessible with a General Admission ticket and is your opportunity to interact and engage with all the Paracon Australia 2014 speakers and presenters.

Saturday 9:30am - 10:30am
Auditorium To Be Confirmed
B Wing To Be Confirmed
Chapel Katrina Cavanough Imagination Sensation. Teaching your child to harness the collective power of their intuition, creativity & imagination.
Saturday 11:00am - 12:30pm
Auditorium Robert Murch OUIJASTITIONS – Ouija through the Ages
B Wing Mark Wallbank and Tony Lucas New Zealand Cryptids
Chapel Katrina Cavanough Your Powerful Spirit
Saturday 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Auditorium To Be Confirmed
B Wing Mariana Flynn Australian Contactees and Military Abductions
Chapel Kerrie Wearing Wisdom of the Soul
Saturday 2:30pm 3:30pm
Auditorium Ben Hansen Ghost Hunting with 'Fact or Faked: Paranormal Files'
B Wing Kevin Kelly Ceremonial and Ritual Drumming
Chapel Jeff Balanger Legend Tripping
Saturday 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Auditorium Attila and Andrea Kaldy Paranormal Investigators - The search for Australia's Bigfoot.
Producing your own paranormal content
B Wing Mary Rodwell Triggers in consciousness
Sunday 10:00am - 11:00am
Auditorium Jeff Belanger Time Travel
B Wing To Be Confirmed
Chapel Damien Nott UFO footage screening and presentation
Sunday 11:30am - 1:00pm
Auditorium Ben Hansen The Interplay of Media and Technology on Belief
B Wing Dr. Joanne Davy and James Gilberd Spooked: Exploring the Paranormal in New Zealand
Chapel Megan Heazlewood Global Crop Circle Phenomenon
Sunday 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Auditorium To Be Confirmed
B Wing To Be Confirmed
Chapel Rex Gilroy The Yowie Mystery- Solved at last
Sunday 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Auditorium To Be Confirmed
B Wing To Be Confirmed
Chapel To Be Confirmed

Times & locations may vary on the day.


We have speakers attending from The United States of America, The United Kingdom and New Zealand and from all around Australia.

Ben Hansen

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Robert Murch

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Jeff Belanger

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Katrina Cavanough

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Rex Gilroy

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Attila and Andrea Kaldy

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James Gilberd and Jo Davy

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Megan Heazlewood

Kerry Wearing

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Damien John Nott

Kevin Kelly

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Mark Wallbank & Tony Lucas

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Mariana Flynn

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*Guest subject to change

Plus more to come!

Paracon Australia 2014 Venue

Maitland Gaol, once home to some of Australia’s worst and most infamous criminals, will now host Paracon Australia 2014.

Over its time as a gaol it has been witness to many macabre and grim occurrences including hangings, suicides, alleged prisoner abuse and murders and even an alleged case of spontaneous combustion. It is now a popular and iconic tourist attraction located approx. 2 hours North of Sydney and 30 minutes West of Newcastle. Do not miss your opportunity to peek into Australia’s past with Paracon Australia 2014.

Maitland Gaol
6-18 John St
East Maitland
NSW 2323

After Dark Events

Once Paracon Australia 2014 has packed up for the day a range of After Dark Events will be presented for you to choose from. Ouija Board experiences, Soul Conversations, VIP Investigations and Ghost Tours are all on offer to satisfy any paranormal craving you might desire.

Note you do not have to be a Paracon Australia General Admission ticket holder to purchase tickets and attend these events. Tickets are non refundable unless the event is cancelled. Your ticket gains you access to Maitland Gaol from 3pm Saturday but does not include access to the lecture sessions and screenings. These events are in the Paracon General Admission ticket.

Tickets will be collected on the day of the event at Maitland Gaol. You'll be sent an email confirmation when you purchase your tickets. Please bring the email confirmation when you collect your tickets.

Soul Conversations with Kerrie Wearing

Expanding upon traditional mediumship, Kerrie incorporates Soul guidance with messages from your loved ones to assist you with living your Soul purpose.

Kerrie Wearing is an internationally recognised Soul Coach, Medium and Author of A New Kind of Normal: Unlock the Medium Within. Kerrie is passionate about helping people discover the wisdom within their soul to live their Soul purpose. She is director of inSpirit publishing, managing editor of inSpirit Magazine and producer of the 2011 series inSpirit TV. She is currently working on her latest book Wisdom of the Soul.

This event will be held a Maitland Gaol. 630PM-830PM. Cost $40 per ticket.

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Ouija Board Experience with Robert Murch and Jeff Belanger

Robert Murch, the world's foremost collector, historian, and expert on Ouija® and Talking Board and Jeff Belanger, Paranormal Legend Tripper, Author and lecturer will be hosting the Ouija Board Experience! The OB Experience will be a hands-on workshop to explore how and why the Ouija Board works. There will be dozens of talking boards available for a set of experiments designed to explore the psychic realm. Is it just a game? You decide.

This event will be held a Maitland Gaol. 630PM-830PM. Cost $40 per ticket.

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