Accommodation will be held at the following hotels. We recommend you book at least 60 days prior to the conference as hotels require unsold rooms to be released at 90, 60 and 30 days prior.

Within 30 days of the conference you will need to contact the hotel directly to see if the Conference rates are still available and whether there is any availability.

All rates are per room, per night and do not include breakfast, unless otherwise specified.

Medina Serviced Apartments North Ryde Sydney

2-12 Busaco Rd, North Ryde Sydney, NSW 2113, Australia
4 minute drive to Conference Venue

One Bedroom Apartment – $225 per night, room only
Two Bedroom Apartment – $250 per night, room only

These apartments are centrally located close to Macquarie University, Lane Cove National Park and the Macquarie Park businesses..

Cancellation Policy

Cancellations within 30-22 days of arrival will incur a one night’s cancellation fee.

Cancellations within 21 days or less of arrival, or no-shows, will incur 100% cancellation fee for all nights cancelled.

Travelodge Macquarie North Ryde

81 Talavera Rd, North Ryde NSW 2113
10 minutes walk to conference venue

Guest Room – $170 per night, room only

Travelodge Hotel Macquarie North Ryde is a 20 minute drive from the Sydncy CBD and is close to major business parks and the Macquarie Unversity and Shopping Centre.

Cancellation Policy

Cancellations 30-22 days prior to arrival will incure one night’s accommodation charge for each room cancelled.

Cancellations 21 days or less prior to arrival, and no-shows, will be subject to the entire accommodation charge for all nights cancelled.

Holiday Inn Express Macquarie Park

10 Byfield St Macquarie Park , Sydney, NSW 2113
2 minute drive to Conference Venue

Standard Queen Room – $235 per night, room only

Located in the heart of the major commercial precinct in the North West of Sydney. The hotel is within walking distance of Macquarie University and Macquarie Shopping Centre. Offering free WiFi, Free Express Start Breakfast or Grab and Go Option.

Cancellation Policy

Cancellations received before 6pm (local hotel time), and 24 hours prior to arrival will incur no charge.

Cancellations after this time, and within 24 hours of arrival, or no-shows, will result in a charge of 1 night’s cancellation fee.

Direct Booking Options

Robert Menzies College

136 Herring Rd, North Ryde NSW 2113
15 minute walk to conference venue

Robert Menzies College is a residential college on Macquarie University Campus, located 5 minute walk from the closest shopping centre and public transport (train and bus). RMC houses over 300 students a year from all over the world and they choose RMC as their home. If you are a student who loves to be involved in a vibrant community, come and stay at RMC!

To book accommodation please click here to download the direct booking form and return to

For more information download the brochure here

Dunmore Lang College

130 Herring Rd, Macquarie Park NSW 2113
15 minute walk to conference venue

Accommodation Rates for 2018
(rates may increase for 2019)

Casual Accommodation
Type of Room Board Single Twin
Standard Student Room
(Shared bath room on each floor)
With Breakfast only $103 n/a per room per night
Standard Student Room
(Shared bath room on each floor)
Full Board $139 n/a per room per night
Private Ensuite With Breakfast only $139 $179 per room
Private Ensuite Full Board $157 $241 per room

Please contact for any enquiries and bookings.


The online registration form allows you to book available rooms. You need to provide credit card details, which will be forwarded to the hotel to guarantee your booking.

Please email us your accommodation requirements if you have already registered for the Conference.

Extended Bookings

Please email us if you wish to extend your accommodation booking before or after the Conference.

Changes and Cancellations

Please note the cancellation policies listed for each hotel. Cancellations and no-shows will attract a fee of at least one night’s accommodation. However, each hotel’s policy varies and late cancellations and no-shows may be charged for all the nights booked.

Please email us any cancellations and date changes.


Accommodation and incidental expenses need to be settled using a credit card when you check out.

You can arrange to pay your accommodation using a third-party credit card, e.g. a colleague’s work credit card, by completing the Credit Card Authorisation form below and email it to your confirmed hotel 30-days prior to the conference.

Please email us if you wish to be invoiced for your accommodation with your registration. Any pre-payments made to Conference Design will be forwarded to your hotel. Pre-payments need to be received 30 days prior to the conference.

Early Check-in Requests

Early check-in and late check-out requests are subject to availability on the day and cannot be confirmed by Conference Design.

You can enter special requests for early check-in in the “Special Requests” field of your reservation. The hotel will do its best to accommodate your request on the day. Please enquire about the status of your request at the front desk upon check-in.


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