General Information

Canberra

 

Canberra packs a big punch for such a small city and has recently come third in Lonely Planet’s Best in Travel 2018 list . National treasures are found round almost every corner and exciting new boutique precincts have emerged, bulging with gastronomic highlights and cultural must-dos.

Explore this award winning destination, from its stunning cultural attractions, fabulous markets offering the freshest local produce, shopping scene bursting with the best in boutique, local creations and discover its gorgeous outdoor attractions such as waterfalls, gorges, rivers, lookouts and snow-capped mountains.

Canberra offers a great diversity of attractions and experiences all within close proximity to accommodation and transport. For solo travellers, couples, families and groups, Canberra has something to appeal to the curious, adventurous, foodie or explorer within us all.

For more information on what to do at Canberra, please visit the Visit Canberra website.

 

Getting Around

Canberra Aiport

The state-of-the-art Canberra Airport terminal is certainly the best of its kind in the region, if not the world. Not only is it functional and efficient, it ia a place of interest and calm, with world-class sculptures, landscaped gardens, and stunning water features. It is approximately a 15 minutes journey from Canberra Airport to the city centre.

ACTION Buses

Transport Canberra runs regular ACTION bus services between the Canberra Airport terminal and city bus station seven days a week. The bus numbers are 11 & 11A and full time table is available here. Cash fares are available and payment can be made on the bus, at time of travel. Ticket prices are:

  • Adult single fare: $4.90.
  • Daily ticket: $9.40
  • Concession, Tertiary, School Student single fair: $2.40
  • Daily ticket: $4.70

 
Ride Sharing

Uber is available from Canberra Airport. Request a pick-up or obtain an estimate from the Uber app. New users can sign up for an Uber account here. Your Uber driver will pick you up from the Express Pick-up car park, located on the ground floor of the green IndoorPark, a short 20 metre covered walk from the arrivals hall.

Taxi

Canberra taxi cabs can take you wherever you need to go and to catch a taxi, use a taxi rank where the clearly marked cars are parked and ready for dispatch. You can also phone ahead or book online. Canberra taxis and cabs accept payment by credit cards, Cabcharge vouchers, cash and electronic funds transfer.Some suggested taxi companies include:

ACT Cabs: 02 6280 0077
Canberra Elite: 13 22 27
Silver Service: 13 31 00

Climate

In Canberra, the average temperatures for March is a high of 25ºC and a low of 11ºC.

Shopping

 

Canberra shops are typically open from 9000 to 1730 hours during the week with late night shopping in the CBD until 2100 hours on Friday nights. Weekend trading hours are usually from 0900 to 1700 hours on Saturdays and 1000 to 1600 hours on Sundays.

 

Eating Out

 

Bistros, restaurants, cafes and coffee shops offer varied menus, prices and decor.  Local specialties such as seafood and Australian wines are worth trying.  At some restaurants you can keep the liquor bill down by taking your own wine or beer.  These are called “BYO” restaurants, an abbreviation for “bring your own”.

 

Photography

 

The Conference Hosts and Conference Managers have arranged for photography onsite throughout the event.  The images may be used for post-Conference reports, case studies, marketing collateral and supplied to industry media if requested.  If you do not wish for your photo to be taken, please inform the photographer and move out of camera range.

 

Privacy

 

Australia operates under the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth), as amended, and the Privacy Amendment (Notifiable Data Breaches), 2017.  The objective of these is to protect the right of the individual to privacy of their information.

 

Europe operates under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) (Regulation (EU) 2016/679), a regulation in EU law on data protection and privacy for all individuals within the European Union. The GDPR aims primarily to give protection to citizens over their personal data.  The legislation was adopted on 27 April 2016.

The Conference Managers comply with these legislations and are committed to protect the right of the individual to privacy of their information.

Arinex will not sell your personal information to third parties.  If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please email us and we will promptly correct the information.  You may also withdraw your consent for use of your information by advice to us in writing. 

Why do we wish you to provide your information?

We require your information to facilitate provision of information to you regarding the Conference and to facilitate your participation in the Conference.  Information collected in respect of your proposed participation in any aspect of the Conference will be used for the purposes listed below.  You can give or withhold your consent for each or all of these uses.  Please indicate your preferences when completing your registration form but please note that we will be unable to forward any information relating to the Conference or to communicate with you regarding your registration if you select ‘no’ to point 1.

What we will do with your information?

  1. Planning and conduct of the Conference including arrangements for your participation (e.g. accommodation booking);
  2. In the Delegate List published for the Conference;
  3. May also be provided to organisers of future occurrences of this Conference;
  4. May be used to provide you with information of other relevant events in your area of interest.

Important Notes:

  • The parties who will have access to your information (subject to your preference selections on above points) are the Conference Managers, the Conference host organisation (points 1 and point 4), delegates, sponsors and exhibitors of the Conference (point 2) and any future organisers of the Conference (point 3).

The parties mentioned above will rely on your above consent indications for the purposes of compliance.

  • You may withdraw your granular consent at any time by notice in writing to the Conference Managers.
  • You are entitled to access the information held by written application to the Conference Managers.

For further information please see our detailed corporate Privacy Statement at link