Host City – Melbourne


Melbourne Airport is located approximately 25km from Melbourne’s CBD on the Tullamarine Freeway and is easily accessible via hire car, taxi or bus. Please refer to the Melbourne Airport website for further information.


Melbourne has the reputation that its weather can sometimes be a little unpredictable. For further information, we recommend you check the Bureau of Meteorology website before travelling.


Tap into your travel smarts and download these smartphone apps to find your way around Melbourne’s best bars, restaurants, events and shopping districts.


Get around Melbourne by train, tram, bus or taxi. For further information on transport, view the Visit Victoria website.


Wherever you go, drop by a local Visitor Information Centre to help you get the most out of your stay in Melbourne.


All travellers to Australia, other than Australian and New Zealand citizens, are legally required to hold a valid visa or electronic travel authority (ETA). A valid passport is required for entry into Australia. It is your responsibility to ensure documentation is correct and completed before you commence your journey. Delegates must register for the Symposium before lodging their visa/ETA application. Following your registration, you will receive an acknowledgement letter. This is all you require from the Symposium managers in order to make your visa/ETA application. We recommend you apply for your visa/ETA at least ten weeks before you travel (earlier in some cases). For more information, contact your nearest Australian Embassy/Consulate or view the Australian Department of Immigration website.