This year the conference will be held in the John Niland Scientia building at UNSW Kensington Campus, Sydney. The brand new, state of the art Scientia Building is located at the top of University Mall facing the Electrical Engineering Building, Civil Engineering, John Goodsell Building and Scientia Lawn.
You can view a map of the campus here.
Conference Solutions is the registration provider for 2018 and have secured a limited number of rooms at special prices for ACFID Conference delegates in the surrounding area:
- Avonmore on the Park – 1.0 km from University of NSW
- Adina Apartment Hotel Coogee – 1.8 km from University of NSW
- Randwick Lodge – 0.6 km from University of NSW
- VERIU Randwick – 0.8 km from University of NSW
- Perouse Lodge – 0.8 km from University of NSW
- Waldorf Randwick Serviced Apartments – 1.8 km from University of NSW
Please navigate to the registration portal to view or book your accommodation at special delegate prices.
Flying to Sydney
Sydney Airport is located approximately 15 km’s to the south of Sydney’s CBD, 10 km’s from UNSW Kensington campus, and is serviced by all major airline carriers.
Taxi from the airport
The taxi rank is located outside each of the arrivals terminals across the airport. A taxi from the airport to the CBD will be about $25.00 and to Kensington about $20.00. The time to travel from the airport to the CBD or Kensington can be anywhere between 15–30 minutes (longer during morning and afternoon peak-hours).
Uber from the airport
Uber drivers pick up their passengers from the Priority Pick Up area at both T1 & T2.
Getting to UNSW on Public Transport
The red Metroline 400 bus service runs regularly from Sydney Airport to UNSW (this trip takes approximately 45 minutes).
If you are planning to use public transport to attend the ACFID Conference, please visit the UNSW website to check timetables and plan your route. It includes information on public transport options, campus parking fees, and campus maps.
Getting around Sydney on Public Transport
Sydney’s public transport network consists of Trains, Ferries, Light Rail, and Buses (various companies). An overview of the full network can be accessed via the NSW Transport website.
If you are planning to use public transport during your stay in Sydney, please visit the NSW Transport website to check timetables and plan your route. It includes a useful tool to help you plan your trip across several public transport modes.
Payment for public transport tickets can be done via Opal cards, a smartcard ticketing system. If you don’t have an Opal card you can purchase single trip tickets for use on most services, however you are advised to double check that the journey you plan accepts single trip tickets. You can find more information about ticket payment on Sydney public transport here.