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Travel to Brisbane

The conference committee would like you to enjoy your stay in Brisbane after the conference by offering you special rates on car hire with Avis. Click on the logo to access rates specific to the ascilite Conference.

For all your flight bookings, please contact the following airlines:


NB All rooms held at the following hotels for the conference have now bee released. The Chiefly on George is fully booked. All delegates requiring accommodation must now make their own arrangements.

As a conference delegate you will be entitled to the special accommodation rates as listed below. These rates are only available by booking through the Conference Secretariat when registering for the conference. Extra nights and week long stays are available on request and are dependant on availability. All delegates are responsible for paying their account upon arrival at the hotel. You will be asked to supply a credit card when registering which will be used to secure your booking. Should you require a charge-back to your company, credit arrangements must be pre-arranged with the hotel concerned. Personal or company cheques will not be accepted by hotels unless prior arrangements have been made directly with the hotel.

Due to hotel requirements, all bookings must be confirmed as soon a possible before the conference. Bookings cannot be guaranteed that are booked less than 40 days prior to the conference. Please book early to avoid disappointment

Royal on the Park
Cnr Albert & Alice Streets, Brisbane

Royal on the Park is a 4.5 star hotel overlooking the botanical gardens. This luxury hotel is a short walk to the venue and to city shops.
Hotel Suite      Double or twin      $145 per room per night

Quay West
Alice Street, Brisbane
Quay West is a 5 star hotel overlooking the botanical gardens. This luxury hotel is a short walk to the venue and to city shops.
One bed garden view suite      Queen      $205 per suite per night

Chifley on George
George Street, Brisbane
The Chiefly on George is a 4.5 star hotel located in the heart of Brisbane. The Chiefly is a 5 minute walk from the venue.
Deluxe Room      Queen or twin      $119 per room per night

Women’s College
University of Queensland, St Lucia
Women’s College is a student residence on campus at the University of Queensland. City Cat services operate from UQ to QUT approximately every half hour and take 30 minutes. Alternatively UQ is a 30 minute bus ride to the city and then a 10 minute walk to the venue.

Single room with shared facilities      inc breakfast      $65 per room per day
Single room with ensuite shared with one other inc breakfast      $76 per room per day

Delegates wishing to book their own accommodation may do so by visiting www.ourbirsbane.com or www.queenslandholidays.com.au

Getting Around Brisbane

Public transport

For information regarding schedules and fares for Bus, Ferry and Train services, please visit the TransInfo web site.


The following taxi services offer a full range of transport options to the public in Brisbane including:

  • Standard Taxis for four or five passengers;
  • Station Wagons;
  • Business Class Vehicles;
  • Maxi Cabs and;
  • Limousines

Black and White Cabs

Email Direct: info@blackandwhitecabs.com.au
Telephone Direct: 07 3860 1829
Tollfree Direct: 131 008

Yellow Cabs

Tollfree Direct: 131 924
Executive Service: 133 100
Maxi Taxi Cabs: 136 294

Car Rental

Further Travel Information

For further information regarding travel and accommodation in Queensland , please visit the following web sites:

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