About the Conference Venue
Sofitel Brisbane Central
249 Turbot Street, Brisbane City, QLD, 4000
Sofitel Brisbane Central's many attractions include 433 elegant rooms, a fitness centre, heated pool and spa, plus 4 delicious restaurants and bars.
With its exceptional location in the centre of the city, Sofitel Brisbane Central offers access to many of Brisbane's finest attractions. Guests staying at this multi award winning Brisbane hotel have the convenience of Central Station on their doorstep. Explore the city, its surrounding suburbs and access Brisbane Airport. Guests are within reach of Brisbane's excellent restaurants, bars and shops, as well as attractions such as Southbank Parklands, Botanic Gardens, Treasury Casino and Suncorp Stadium.
Car parking is available at Sofitel Brisbane Central (subject to availability). Please note the following parking fees:
- In-house Guests (24hr) $47.00
- 0 to 1/2 Hr $17.00
- 1/2 to 1 Hr $35.00
- 1 to 2 Hrs $42.00
- 2 to 3 Hrs $55.00
- 3 to 4 Hrs $65.00
- 4+ Hrs $65.00
- Motorbikes $10.00
- Early Bird (enter before 8 AM, exit before 7 PM) $22.00
Brisbane is one of the fastest-growing cities in Australia and is known for its vibrant urban precincts, outdoor lifestyle and friendly locals.
Discover the largest collection of Good Food Guide-awarded restaurants, cafes and bars in Brisbane City. There are hundreds of options to whet your palette. From laneway bars and riverside bistros, to fresh food delis and alfresco cafes.
And you won’t find it hard amusing yourself in Brisbane City, there’s The City Sounds program, over 1,000 events per year, cinemas, a casino, parks, galleries, and many nightlife options.
Looking for something to do while visiting Brisbane? Click here for a list of 88 things to do.
Pack a hat and a bottle of sunscreen. With 12 months of sunshine filled days and clear blue skies, Brisbane has a climate that sets the scene for year-round alfresco activities. Even in the midst of a Brisbane winter you’ll be yearning to play in the parks and dine outdoors.
Getting to and around Brisbane
From the airport, board the Airtrain for a direct transfer to the city (kids 14 and under travel free) and links to domestic and international terminals. Brisbane Airport is located less than 20 minutes from the city centre via train.
Public Transport – Ferry/Bus/Train
Visitors to Brisbane are able to travel across the city on one cashless ticket called a Go Card, making getting around simple and cost effective. Issued by Translink, the Go Card is a touch-on touch-off system that can be used on the city’s buses, trains, CityCats and ferry services. A Go Card can be purchased at the Translink office located in the Brisbane Visitor Information Centre, on Queen Street Mall or at most local news agencies.
Plan your journey on public transport using the Translink Journey Planner or Google Maps.
City Loop Bus
For inner-city travel, Brisbane’s free-loop bus service is a fast way to get from point A to point B. Available from Monday to Friday only between 7am and 6pm the Brisbane City Loop Bus runs every 10 minutes and is a jump-on and jump-off system
Bicycle & Pedestrian Access
Discover Brisbane by foot to get to know the city intimately thanks to the central business district’s compact structure and proximity to the Brisbane River. Alternatively, visit one of the 150 CityCycle hire stations to explore the city from the seat of a bicycle. Home to more than 1100 kilometres of dedicated path ways, walking or cycling around the city is a fun, simple and smart way to travel.
Another way to get to where you need to go is via a taxi. You'll find taxi ranks at the Brisbane international and domestic airports, as well as throughout Brisbane City and its surrounding regions. Jumping in a taxi can be a quick and efficient way of getting to your destination.
It is strongly recommended that delegates have travel insurance to cover medical and travel expenses. The conference does not endorse or have any arrangements with any companies.