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General information


The distance from the airport to Brisbane city is approximately 12km. A taxi fare from the airport to Brisbane CBD is approximately $A50-$A65.


Delegates can reach Brisbane CBD in 20 minutes by Airtrain. The express service runs every 15 minutes from the international and domestic terminals during peak hours stopping at five inner-city stations. Tickets can be purchased online, at the Brisbane Airport customer service counter (domestic terminal) and Airtrain, city and suburban train stations.


Operating seven days a week, Con-X-ion airport transfers offers airport travellers a door to-door bus shuttle service from the airport covering all major city accommodation. Con-X-ion services the international and domestic terminals to meet all flights. Services should be pre-booked. Tickets can be purchased online or through customer service counters located at the international and domestic terminals.


Brisbane prides itself on being green and its sustainability public transport is one of the best ways to get around.


Want to know the easiest way to get around town? Pick up a TransLink Go card and travel seamlessly on all TransLink bus, ferry and rail services across south east Queensland. Go cards are available from Queensland rail stations, online, over the phone or selected retailers. Top up the card balance like a prepaid mobile phone whenever it suits.


Hail a bus for free in the inner city. The City loop and Spring Hill loop bus services circle the city every 10 minutes and stop at destinations in the CBD and Spring Hill precincts between 7am and 6pm weekdays. There is also a free CityHopper ferry service, which travels along the river from North Quay to Sydney Street, New Farm.


CityCat and CityFerry services are perfect for sight-seeing and accessing key city spots. Tickets can be purchased on board the services, at most newsagents and selected retail outlets, or make use of a Go card. There is a free CityHopper ferry service to inner-city precincts. Buses A comprehensive bus service runs throughout the city, connecting the outer and inner suburbs to the CBD, major shopping centres, entertainment and dining precincts, railway stations and ferry terminals.


Taxi ranks are located at Brisbane international and domestic airports, as well as throughout the city and inner-city precincts. Black & White Cabs 133 222 Yellow Taxi 13 19 24.


Make the most of Brisbane’s wonderful outdoor climate by biking around town. Hire a Brisbane City Council CityCycle bike at key inner city destinations. or phone 1300 229 253


The Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre provides undercover parking with direct lift access to the Centre’s convention and exhibition facilities.


For information on where to eat, drink and shop in Brisbane, go to


Brisbane has a sub-tropical climate with warm summers and mild winters. During May the average daily temperature is between 15-25 degrees celsius.


All communication with registered delegates will be by email wherever an email address is provided. If you register and do not receive confirmation by email please contact the meeting secretariat:
+61 3 9510 6299


Meeting sessions: Smart casual.
HCI Reception: Smart casual.
College Ceremony and Cocktail Reception (stage party): Black tie and College/Faculty gown or academic dress.
College Ceremony and Cocktail Reception (guests): Formal/lounge suit. College/Faculty gown or academic dress is optional.
Gala Dinner: Dress to impress in black tie with a touch of silver, sparkle or glamour.


Delegates are strongly advised to secure appropriate travel and health insurance. Delegate registration fees do not provide any such insurance coverage. The regional organising committee and the ASM secretariat accepts no responsibility for any loss in this regard.


The meeting organisers recognise that some delegates may have special dietary needs. Please advise the meeting secretariat either via the registration form or in writing. Please note that dietary requirements must be received prior to 72 hours before the ASM.


Every effort will be made to ensure that people with special needs are catered for. Should you require any specific assistance, please note this when registering to enable us to make your attendance at the meeting a pleasant and comfortable experience.


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ANZCA Annual Scientific Meeting 2017 including the regional organising committee and the ASM Secretariat, and all suppliers to the meeting and their servants, agents, contractors and consultants, will not accept liability for the damages of any nature sustained by participants or their accompanying persons or loss or damage to their personal property as a result of the ANZCA ASM 2017 or related events. All details contained in this registration brochure are correct at the time of printing.

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