Venue, Accommodation and Transport

Venue

The Greek Club

The conference will be held at the Greek Club which is located at 29 Edmonstone Street, South Brisbane.

Need a map of Brisbane, showing the location of our venue?  Click here.

Do you have a room to offer, would you like to share a ride, would you like a travel buddy?  If yes, visit our facebook group to list your offer or request.

Accommodation

There are many options for accommodation in this area.  Below are a few suggestions (estimated nightly prices are from wotif and are before any discounts are applied):

Parkview Apartments (380m from the venue)
41-49 Russell Street, South Bank
Approx nightly price:  $165

Novotel South Bank (450m from the venue)
38 Cordelia Street, South Bank
Approx nightly price:  $245
Click here a special offer – 14.5% off the best unrestricted flexible rate.

Rydges Hotel (600m from the venue)
9 Glenelg Street, South Brisbane
Nightly price:  $229 if booked before 22 May 2019
Use special booking code 2761115 when booking

Emporium Hotel (900m from the venue)
267 Grey Street, South Brisbane 
Approx nightly price:  $289
Use the booking code AFN19 and click on the link above
to receive 15% off the booking rate.

Soda Apartments (900m from the venue)
29 Cordelia Street, South Bank
Approx nightly price:  $184
Use the booking code BOOKDIRECT2SAVE to receive 10% off the booking rate.

Morgan Suites (1km from the venue)
14 Merivale Street, South Brisbane
Approx nightly price:  $213

Spice Apartments(1.3km from the venue)
23 Bouquet Street, South Brisbane
Approx nightly price:  $179
Use the booking code BOOKDIRECT2SAVE to receive 10% off the booking rate.

After something different, try AirBnB

Transport

Local to Brisbane

Parking 

We have arranged parking at The Greek Club.  Usually $15 per day, we’ve included this in your conference ticket.  Just park your car and validate the ticket at the front counter.

Public Transport

You can plan your trip via public transport using the Translink website.  You will need a GoCard to use public transport in Brisbane.  The easier way to buy a GoCard is online at the translink site as you can’t always purchase one at train and bus stations.

The venue is approximately

  • 10 minutes walk from the South Bank Train Station
  • 5 minutes walk from stop 7 on Bus Route 196 ; 10 minutes walk from stop 7 on Bus Route 199.
  • 15 minutes walk from the South Bank Ferry Terminal
Further afield

For those flying in, Brisbane airport will be your arrival port.

We have arranged a discount for Conference Attendees to use the AirTrain from Brisbane Airport to South Bank Station for $30 return (usually $45.60).  Simply use the online code of AFN19 or click here to download a letter to present at the ticket office.

Things to do

Looking for things to do in Brisbane… the choices are endless.  Visit the 24 hours in Brisbane website for some help.

We have a little present for anyone attending the conference!  We will be giving everyone “Eat South Brisbane” cards.  This will give you discounts and a stack of restaurants around South Brisbane!  

Brisbane Fast Facts
  • Brisbane is Australia’s New World City, with an $AU146 billion economy  

  • Successfully hosting the G20 Leaders Summit in 2014 enhanced Brisbane’s reputation as a city capable of hosting major events to the highest international standards.

  • Brisbane enjoys a sub-tropical climate with 283 days of sunshine per year.

  • A population of 2.2 million call Brisbane home, with a median age of 35.

  • Mandarin is the second most common language spoken at home after English.

  • The largest demographic in Brisbane is aged between 24 and 40.

  • More than a quarter of Brisbane residents were born overseas.

  • It is the closest Australian capital city on the eastern seaboard to Asia.

  • Brisbane is a global player in business, major events and international education. 

  • It is also a research and innovation hub in the fields of life sciences, energy and resources, food and agribusiness and advanced manufacturing.

  • Brisbane’s South Bank precinct includes the southern hemisphere’s largest gallery of modern art: GOMA, as well as the world-class Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre, venue of the Brisbane 2014 G20 Leaders summit.

  • It is regularly singled out as a city to watch with its optimal location, growing depth of talent, innovation and diverse economic growth potential.

Why come to Brisbane… watch this video.

If you need help

If you need help with anything or have any questions regarding the above, please call our question guru, Danielle Bolton on 07 5429 8480 or email danielle@associationsolutions.com.au

See you in Brisbane!