Conference Venue

The conference will be held in Sydney, Australia at the Colombo House Theatres, a brand new conference centre at the University of New South Wales (UNSW), Gate 4 High St, Kensington which is only a short bus ride from the centre of the city, close to Centennial Parklands, in close proximity to Australia’s world class beaches and shopping at Bondi Junction.  DOWNLOAD here for more information on the venue, accommodation and checkin and map.

Sydney is the largest city and capital of New South Wales, and well known as an outstanding tourist destination.  Sydney is blessed with great weather, natural beauty and a relaxed and vibrant city cultural life.

Venue Location

Join us in Beautiful Sydney, Australia

Accommodation

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The photo on the left shows an example of the on campus accommadation rooms at the University of NSW.  To find out more information about the accommadation please download here.  You can book and pay for your room when you register, contact the conference organiser, susanne@gendereconomics.com

There are many accommodation options for all budgets in Sydney, including at the conference venue hotel.

 

 

 

Travel

Many international carriers fly to Sydney.

For Australian domestic flights to and from Sydney, Virgin Australia are offering conference attendees  great discounts!    Use the Gender Economics Global Conference special promotion discount code BJZ28 in the promo code box via the website  www.virginaustralia.com  when making your own individual domestic bookings.    Available fares with the discount will show a red tag, and Virgin are offering a 5% Discount to saver fares, 10% Discount  to flexi fares, and 13% Discount to business class fares.  Please note that discounts do not apply to any tactical sale fares.  The promotion code sale period is between 11 April and 10 June for the travel period to and from Sydney between 03 June and 18 June.

Transport from the airport to Kensington campus is by  taxi cab, bus or rental car, the Sydney Airport site has more details.  Trains to the city are also available from the airport.

Sydney CBD is accessible by excellent public transport including metro trains, bus services and ferries.  Many city parking garages are available, but parking costs are more expensive than public transport.  Information on public transport within Sydney is available from 131500.  

Tourism

There are many tourist options for our interstate and international attendees, please see Tourism for more information.