Venue Info

The conference will take place at the Victorian College of the Arts which is part of the University of Melbourne’s Southbank Campus. The ticket and information desk will be in the Federation Theatre foyer accessed from Grant Street.

Public Transport


Take any tram travelling up and down St Kilda Road (numbers 1, 2, 5, 6, 16, 64, 67, 72) and disembark at Grant Street (stop 17) for all routes except Route 1. If taking Route 1, disembark at Sturt Street (stop number 17). Turn down Grant Street to enter at the Grant Street Theatre on your right.


VCA is 10 minutes walk from Flinders Street station. Walk south along St Kilda Road, across the bridge and past the National Gallery of Victoria. Turn right at Grant Street to enter at the Grant Street Theatre on your right.

***Note train travel will be affected by line closures during the time the conference is running.

For more information on train and tram travel, please go to


Limited street parking is available on nearby streets or the following car parks;

Australian National Carparks, 102 Sturt Street, Southbank

The Ballet Centre entry via Kavanagh Street, Southbank

Arts Centre Melbourne entry via Sturt Street directly behind the Arts Centre

Secure Parking Southgate entry via City Road or Southgate Avenue

Wilson Parking Riverside Quay, 2 Riverside Quay, Southbank

Disabled Parking

There are four disabled parking spaces along Dodds Street, each with a four hour restriction. Holders of a Category 1 Disabled Parking Permit are not required to purchase a ticket.

Contact Us

Get in touch with the conference organisers for more information or if you would like to volunteer to help make the conference a success!

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