Location and Venue
The city of Melbourne. Image credit: Greg Martin.
The conference will be held at RMIT University, located in the vibrant heart of Melbourne. Melbourne is a cosmopolitan city of about 5 million people, located on Port Philip Bay in south eastern Australia. The city is renowned as a cultural and educational centre of Australia, and is home to a number of major universities and international sporting events. Melbourne is only a few hours from a diverse range of natural and historical attractions such as the Great Ocean Road, Mornington Peninsula, and the Victorian goldfields.
RMIT University’s Melbourne City campus is located in the cosmopolitan heart of the “world’s most liveable city” and is surrounded by public transport, restaurants, cafes, theatres, galleries, and parks. The conference will be held at the Storey Hall (Building 16) at the City campus, a multi-function venue containing a large auditorium, a lecture theatre, and several seminar/conference rooms.
The building is located on Swanston Street, near the corner of La Trobe Street, catch a City Loop train to nearby Melbourne Central train station or to Flinders Street. From Flinders Street, you can take a connecting City Loop train or Yarra Tram along Swanston Street. Trams running along Swanston Street include routes 1, 3, 5, 6, 8, 16, 64, 67, and 72. Tram routes 24, 30 and 35 run along La Trobe Street. Visit the Public Transport Victoria website for more information and connecting services in your area. No on-campus parking is available for visitors, but you’ll find many commercial car parks a short walk away.