Conference venue

The main conference venue for 30 October to 1 November is the Canberra Rex Hotel, 150 Northbourne Ave, Braddon, a pleasant walk just north of the city centre. The Welcome Reception on 29 October will be held at the Australian National Botanic Gardens, Clunies Ross St, Acton.

Transport

Some free parking for conference delegates is available at the Canberra Rex Hotel. There is a bus stop just near the venue and a number of routes go past. For full details of buses in Canberra to find the best bus for you go to Action Buses.

Accomodation options in and around the conference venue.

The Canberra Rex Hotel is offering special rates for conference delegates. To take advantage of these rates we recommend you book early. All of the following rates include a full buffet breakfast:

  • Single room: $165
  • Double Room: $180
  • Twin Room: $190

To book ring the Canberra Rex on 02 6248 5311 and quote the group code PLANT to receive the discounted rates.

The following is a selection of other accomodation options within walking or easy bus ride of the venue.

Name Address Rates Getting to venue
YHA 7 Akuna Street,
Canberra
02 62489155
4 share $35-39 pp
Twin/double $99-110p room.
 Members pay cheaper rate
Close to city, shops, restaurants
Walk or bus to venue
Novotel 68 Northbourne Ave, Canberra
02 62455000
From $250 per room (Wotif rates) Walk or bus to venue
Between city and venue
ANU University House Ellery Crescent,
Acton
02 61255211
Twin $124 ($154 including breakfast for 2)
Q/double suite $149  (Wotif rates)
On campus
Walk or bus to venue
Capital Executive Apartment Hotel 108 Northbourne Ave,
Canberra
02 62438333
From $145 per room
(Wotif rates)
Walk or bus to venue
Between city and venue
Quality Hotel, Dickson Cnr Cape and Badham Streets, Dickson
02 62474744
From $193 per room Close to shops, restaurants Walk or bus to venue
Aria Hotel 45 Dooring Street,
Dickson
02 62297000
From $205 per room Close to venue
Walk or bus to venue
Best Western Tall Trees Motel 21 Stephen Street,
Ainslie
02 62479200
From $190 per room Walk or bus to venue
Canberra Motor Village
2 Kunzea St O'Connor
02 62475466
Cabins and villas from $145 per night.
Van sites from $32 per night
Walk or bus to venue
Canberra Carotel Motel and Caravan Park 46 Aspinal Street,
Watson
O2 62411377
Motel room $115-130 per room
Family units $169 per night
Powered Caravan sites $22 per night  for first person
Bus at door
Long walk to venue