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Getting There

The conference will be held at the Australian Maritime College in Launceston, Tasmania.


Launceston is a university city located in the beautiful Tamar Valley in northern Tasmania. Surrounded by outstanding natural beauty and home to boutique wineries, distilleries and world class restaurants and bars, Launceston is a wonderful city to visit. For more information on visiting Launceston see the Discover Tasmania website for reasons why attending a conference in Launceston has so many other benefits.


Venue Details:


Sir Raymond Ferrall Centre

Australian Maritime College (University of Tasmania)

Newnham Drive, Newnham, TAS, 7248, Australia

Getting to Launceston

No official carrier has been nominated for the conference due to competitive airfares available via the internet. There are three airlines who fly into Hobart – check out the best fares of the day here: Jetstar|Qantas|Virgin


Launceston Airport

Launceston Airport is located 19.7 kilometres from the conference venue, Australian Maritime College, University of Tasmania, which is approx. 20 minutes by car. Please visit for more information.


Visa Information (international only)

With the exception of New Zealand citizens travelling on New Zealand passports, all foreign nationals must obtain a visa/ETA before travelling to Australia. New Zealand citizens are issued with a visa on arrival in Australia. For information about visa applications to enter Australia, please visit: Please note that visa processing times may vary. Attendees are encouraged to apply for the appropriate visa six to eight weeks before departure to Australia.


Getting around Launceston

Complimentary transport will be provided by AMC running from the Hotel Grand Chancellor to the Sir Raymond Farrell Centre and return for both days of the conference including transport to and from our Beauty Point Demonstration Day on Thursday 30 November. Timetable to and from Events will be provided closer to the event date.

Rideshare trips are also available via apps with Uber. The app shows fare estimates, driver’s pictures, vehicle details, and tracks the trip on a map.

Uber connects you with a reliable ride in minutes. One tap and a car comes directly to you. Your driver knows exactly where to go. And payment is completely cashless.

Download the UBER app on your iPhone or Android device to get started.



Launceston taxis are easy to spot, as they display a lamp on the car roof and most are painted yellow, silver or white. You can book taxi pickup for a set location, or take one from a cab rank at signposted spots. You may also hail a taxi in the street. If the rooftop lamp is lit, the taxi is usually unoccupied and available for hire.


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