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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 

Centrally located in historic Randwick. Avonmore on the Park Boutique Hotel is a luxurious fully restored, three storey late Victorian mansion.

  • Adina Apartment Hotel Coogee – 1.8 km from University of NSW 

Adina Apartment Hotel Coogee Sydney sits just 200 metres from the sand of one of Sydney’s most beautiful beaches. Embrace the local lifestyle with coastal walks, ocean pools, leisurely swims and over the ocean sunrises, all just eight kilometres from Sydney’s CBD.

  • Randwick Lodge – 0.6 km from University of NSW 

Randwick Lodge offers boutique accommodation in a beautifully restored, Heritage Listed building, in the centre of Randwick, Sydney.

  • VERIU Randwick – 0.8 km from University of NSW 

Apartment living, hotel service, with a neighbourly attitude. Unpack and settle in to your Randwick accommodation.

  • Perouse Lodge – 0.8 km from University of NSW 

Perouse Lodge offers fresh and stylish accommodation in Randwick. Perouse Lodge features large, bright rooms with modern facilitates and furnishings.

  • Waldorf Randwick Serviced Apartments – 1.8 km from University of NSW 

The perfect centrally located spot within the Eastern Suburbs of Sydney, provides easy access and close proximity to numerous attractions and leisure locations.

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 1530 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.