Venue

Crowne Plaza Hotel Coogee,

242 Arden St, Coogee, Sydney, NSW 2034, Australia

How to get there (by car)   -   Google Map

There are excellent train links between the centre of Sydney and Sydney Airport, but NO direct train between Coogee and the Airport. Taking a 10-15 min taxi ride from the Airport is strongly recommended. Alternative transport options can be found here.

 

Accomodation

Delegates are reminded that the registration fee does not cover accomodation; the links below will assist you in arranging your own accomodation for the duration of the conference.

You can book hotel rooms at the conference venue Crowne Hotel Plaza Coogee (at a special discounted rate) by following this link.

There are 7 hotels, 1 B&B and 7 other forms of accommodation in the Coogee area (tripadvisor link), including 4 hostels (hostelworld link)

There are 12 hotels, 7 B&B's and 16 other forms of accommodation in the greater Randwick-Coogee area (many about 20 min walk to venue - tripadvisor link)

Coogee is a 10 min bus/taxi ride south of the Bondi area, and 30 min south-east of the centre of Sydney, where hundreds of different accommodation styles and prices are available.


                                        

The 'Breakfast View' at Crowne Plaza Hotel Coogee

   
   

About Sydney

Sydney is consistently rated as one of the world's best cities. When you visit us, you'll soon understand why.

In Sydney, we enjoy a temperate climate and a great range of leisure choices, as well as high levels of safety, education and health care.

All in all, our lifestyle is second to none – which makes work, business and study so much easier.

Sydney is Australia's oldest and largest city, set on a stunning harbour. Our State's capital city is home to two of the world's most recognisable icons − the Sydney Opera House and the Sydney Harbour Bridge.

The CBD offers world-class theatres, great shopping, museums and art galleries and restaurants featuring cuisines from around the world.

Within easy reach of Sydney's CBD are sandy beaches, national parks and suburbs with their own unique identities.

 

Key Facts

  • Sydney is ranked 10th in the world out of the 221 cities reviewed in the 2010 Worldwide Quality of Living Index compiled by Mercer Human Resource Consulting.

  • Sydney has been voted the world's best city three years in a row, taking top place in the Anholt City Brands Index in 2006, 2007 and 2008.

  • Newcastle, NSW's second largest city, has been ranked in Lonely Planet's top 10 cities for 2011 because of its surf beaches, a sun-drenched subtropical climate and diverse dining, nightlife and arts.