Venue & Destination

Meeting Venue

Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre

21 Mounts Bay Road, Perth

The Perth Convention Exhibition Centre is situated in the heart of the beautiful city of Perth, within easy walking distance of the city’s major hotels, business, restaurant and retail districts and offers a range of transport options. The venue can cater for up to 5,000 delegates and has magnificent views of the city and the Swan River.

 

Pre-Meeting Symposium venue

The Pre-Meeting Symposium will be taking place at the University Club of Western Australia.

Situated just eight minutes drive from the Perth CBD on the banks of the Swan River, the University Club is located on campus at The University of Western Australia. It is a short distance from the Perth CBD.

With breathtaking views of Matilda Bay and the Perth city skyline, the facility is purpose built to cater for small and medium-sized academic meetings.

To access The University of Western Australia via public transport, please check with Transperth for current information 13 62 13 or visit www.transperth.wa.gov.au.

 

Perth & Surrounds

For details regarding transport to and around Perth, please go to the General Information page.

Below is a list of things to see and do in Perth and its surrounds. For further information on each of these attractions please click on the link to be taken directly to their website .

o Kings Park and Botanic Gardens – located a 5 minute drive or 15 minute walk from Perth CBD is Kings Park and Botanic Gardens. This park features unique bush land including an impressive display of Western Australian flora, beautiful parklands, the state War Memorial and panoramic views of the city, swan river and beyond.

o Fremantle – this bustling port city is just a 35 minute drive from Perth CBD and is full of interesting sights to see. Fremantle boasts world-famous heritage buildings, with a fascinating convict history. Enjoy the strong artistic flare, trendy cafes and restaurants, local fashion designers and galleries. www.fremantlewesternaustralia.com

o The Perth Zoo – only a 7 minute drive from the Perth CBD, this award-winning zoo is home to approximately 1300 native and exotic animals from over 230 species as well as a world famous breeding program for critically endangered species. www.perthzoo.wa.gov.au

o Rottnest Island – located just off-shore from Perth this island is a 35 minute ferry ride from Fremantle or 1.5 hours from Perth. The island boasts the best this area has to offer, with secluded sandy white beaches, crystal clear waters for snorkeling around the area’s coral reefs and an array of native animals to view. Rotto, as it is called by the locals is a car free zone, adding to the relaxed feel of the island. www.rottnestisland.com

o The Swan Bells Tower – located only a 5 minute walk from Perth CBD. The towering glass spire is one of the largest musical instruments on earth and was customer built to house the historically significant bells of Saint Martin in the Field Church, the parish church of Buckingham Palace in Trafalgar Square, London. www.swanbells.com.au

o The Art Gallery of Western Australia – located in the heart of the Perth Cultural Centre, showcases extensive local, international works including a large collection of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander art.

o The Perth Mint – one of the world’s oldest and operational mints. The Mint was established in 1899 as a branch of the British Royal Mint to refine gold for Western Australia’s goldfields. Housed in one of Western Australia’s most historical buildings, the Perth Mint is located a few minutes’ walk from the CBD.

o The Swan Valley – just a 20 minute drive from Perth, the Swan Valley region offers rolling vines, meandering waterways and lush natural bush land, as well as award winning wineries, breweries and food producers. www.swanvalley.com.au

o The Perth Hills District – an hour’s drive from Perth CBD, into the hills, the John Forrest National Park epitomizes the natural beauty of the Darling Range with bush trails, granite outcrops and waterfalls.

o Perth Beaches – Australian beaches are some of the most beautiful in the world and Perth beaches are a stunning example.  See the Indian Ocean gleaming under a deep blue sky and warm southern sun at many beach locations right across Perth

 

Holiday Destinations in Western Australia

Getting to Western Australia.

Below is a list of holiday destinations in Western Australia. For further information on each destination, please click on the link to be taken directly to their website .

o The South West – the region offers a wide range of travel experiences. Here you can experience a beautiful drive through the impressive karri tree forests, fine food and wine in the world class Margaret River wine region, world class surfing at a number of superb locations, the charm of Busselton and surrounding towns. Venture further south to visit the beautiful Pemberton, Denmark and Albany. www.australiassouthwest.com

o The North West – home of the Kimberley and the seaside town Broome. In Broome relax on the breathtaking Cable Beach or venture into the outback and explore the beauty of the red-earth. Fly over the spectacular waterfalls of the Kimberley, explore the Bungle Bungle Range or visit Karijini National Park. www.australiasnorthwest.com

o The Coral Coast – the beautiful coast line starts at Cervantes, where you will see the unique rock forms of the Pinnacles and stretches as far north as Exmouth. This amazing coastline is home to pristine beaches, exotic marine life and the World Heritage Listed Ningaloo Reef. www.australiascoralcoast.com For further information on destinations and attractions in Perth and Western Australia please visit the Tourism Western Australia website at www.westernaustralia.com

Australia’s Golden Outback - Western Australia’s Golden Outback is a vast and surprisingly diverse region covering 54 per cent of the entire State.  It stretches from the rugged red earth of Mt Augustus in the north of the Gascoyne-Murchison region to the sweeping snow-white beaches of Esperance and the South Coast.

o Rottnest Island – located just off-shore from Perth this island is a 35 minute ferry ride from Fremantle or 1.5 hours from Perth. The island boasts the best this area has to offer, with secluded sandy white beaches, crystal clear waters for snorkeling around the area’s coral reefs and an array of native animals to view. Rotto, as it is called by the locals is a car free zone, adding to the relaxed feel of the island. www.rottnestisland.com

For further information on destinations and attractions in Perth and Western Australia please visit the Tourism Western Australia website at www.westernaustralia.com