Local Information


The main campus of the University is located in the inner City area of Melbourne and easily accessible by all means of transport. You will need to purchase a myki card for trams, trains and buses.

Good sources of information are:

Public Transport Melbourne

http://ptv.vic.gov.au/ or call 1800 800 007 6am – midnight daily.

Melbourne Cabs

13CABS                     Metropolitan Melbourne          132 227

Skybus from Tullamarine Melbourne Airport to City


Use on one of the Melbourne Transport apps (http://ptv.vic.gov.au/getting-around/mobile-apps/) on your phone or tablet with maps, timetables and real time information for trains, busses and trams.


Hotels and Apartments

Here is a list of accommodation near the University of Melbourne. We make our best efforts to provide accurate information, but please confirm directly with the hotels.

The Travel Inn Corner Grattan & Drummond Streets Carlton 3053
Rydges on Swanston 701 Swanston Street, Carlton 3053
Quest – Carlton on Finlay 2–9 Finlay Place, Carlton 3053
Quest – Royal Gardens 8 Royal Lane, Fitzroy 3065

Should you book one of the above accommodations you will need to show your registration receipt on arrival. When booking please mention UoM quote.

On Campus College Accommodation

Only two of the residential colleges have casual accommodation available during the conference.

  • Trinity College – 30 rooms available, see accommodation registration for booking (see room rates). No longer available.
  • University College – 25 rooms available. Booking can be made online via Travel Booking Network.

Booking Sites for Hotels

For cheap rate Hotels:

To find the location of any of these accommodations in relation to your campus, you can use WhereIs or Google Maps, online maps.

Location, Maps, Restaurants on and Around Campus

The annual meeting is held at Parkville Campus the University of Melbourne, Parkville is close to the Central Business District.

Consult Google Maps to see the wider area.


See Maps and Locations and Under Services and Facilities to see location of food outlets, banks, ATM’s, post office, medical centres and more.

The area around Campus is well known for the many restaurants and cafés, particularly in Carlton, Fitzroy, North Melbourne and the CBD.

Tourist Information

Melbourne has much to offer to visitors. Check what’s on.