General Information

General Information

Baby Sitting

Please contact your chosen hotel to arrange a baby-sitting service.

Contact Phone Numbers

  • Police – Emergency – 000
  • Police – General Assistance – 131 444
  • The Mater Hospital Brisbane: Raymond Terrace, South Brisbane
    (07) 3163 8111
  • Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital: Butterfield St & Bowen Bridge Rd (07) 3646 8111
  • Black and White Cabs Brisbane – 13 32 22
  • Yellow Cabs – 13 19 24
  • Qantas – 13 1313
  • Virgin Blue – 13 6789
  • Jetstar – 131 538


Whilst we have endeavoured to ensure all information is accurate, all details provided are subject to change without notice


Dress throughout the conference is neat casual. Dress for each function is indicated in the function description.


The registration fees do not include insurance of any kind. Participants are advised to take out personal insurance, including cover for travel, accommodation and personal possessions. Neither the Organising Committee or Conference Design Pty Ltd covers individuals against the cancellations of bookings for any reason including cancellation or postponement of the conference or for theft or damage to belongings.

Name Badges

Name badges will be issued when registering at the conference. For security purposes the conference name badge must be worn at all times during the conference and social functions.


The BCEC provide undercover parking for up to 1500 vehicles with direct lift access to the Centre’s multiple convention floors and exhibition facilities.

For more information please click here.


Conference Design Pty Ltd will gather and record personal information necessary for your attendance at the Conference. Personal information will be gathered, stored and disseminated in accordance with the National Privacy Principles.


The conference and social functions are non-smoking.

Special Requirements

Please note any special requirements, for example dietary or mobility, when registering for the conference. All special requirements will be forwarded to the venue. For pre-arranged special dietary requirements please make yourself known to the waiting staff at all functions.


During conference the daily mean maximum temperature is around 27°C and the mean minimum temperature overnight is around 15°C.

For more information about the weather as the conference draws nearer click here.

Is my company able to book a Sponsorship and/or Exhibition Space?

If you wish to book a Sponsorship and/or Exhibition space please contact Conference Design at or see the sponsorship pages for more information.

Still can’t find what you’re looking for?

Having trouble registering?

Can’t book your hotel?

Why not give us a call or send us an email. Our Conference staff will be happy to assist you – Conference Design at or +61 3 6231 2999.

International Delegates

Changing Money

International airports and major hotels provide money-changing facilities. Banks are generally open from Monday to Friday from 9.00am – 5.00pm. Automatic Teller Machines (ATMs) are widely available.

Credit Cards

Major credit cards, particularly VISA and Mastercards, are widely accepted.


All prices quoted are in Australian Dollars (AUD) and include GST.


Australian electricity supply is 240V, 50Hz. The connection for appliances is a flat 3-pin plug.


English is the official language of the Conference. Translation services are not provided.


All international delegates, apart from New Zealand citizens, must obtain a Visa or Electronic Travel Authority (ETA) before travelling to Australia. Please ensure you organise your documentation well in advance of travel.

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