Robert Martin from Melbourne’s City Bible Forum indicated about the cancellation of the 2018 Global Atheist Convention: "This is a massive blow to the Atheist Foundation as an organisation and to organised atheism in Australia. Where to next? What do they stand for?”
According to Martin, fragmentation within today's atheist movement in Australia is a key reason that the convention may have been difficult to sell.
2016 Reason Rally was a failure in terms of attendance