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The conference will be held at QT Canberra, One London Circuit, Canberra.

QT Canberra offers sleek designer accommodation, ideally situated in central Canberra, on the shores of Lake Burley Griffin. Free WiFi is available throughout the hotel, while the concierge team offers quality service.

The hotel is 3 minutes' drive from the Parliament of Australia and 5 minutes' drive from both the Australian War Memorial and the National Gallery of Australia.

Our welcome reception will be held at Lucky's Speakeasy, QT Canberra at 5.30pm, Tuesday 5 December.

The conference dinner will be at The Museum of Australian Democracy at Old Parliament House on Wednesday 6 December.

The Postgraduate and Early Career Research Conference will be held at University House, Australian National University on 5 December.



QT Canberra has a special rate for ANZSOC conference delegates. Click here to book.

  1. Select QT Canberra, enter your dates and number of people
  2. In the ‘Block Code’ field enter your Block Code: ANZSOC17
  4. Your special rates will appear on the rates screen

Available for stays between 03/12/17 and 09/12/17

TFE hotels are offering confererence delegates special rates. Click on the relevant link to book directly with the hotel.

Hotel Kurrajong
8 National Circuit
Barton ACT 2600

Vibe Hotel Canberra Airport
1 Rogan Street
Canberra ACT 2609

Medina Serviced Apartments Canberra James Court
74 Nothbourne Avenue
Canberra ACT 2601


  • Rates are subject to availability and only available 5-8 December 2017
  • Please note a minimum of 2 nights is required on 5 and 6 December due to Parliament sitting
  • The links will automatically close if the hotels don't have the ability to offer the discount rates


Canberra has a number of other accommodation options to suit all budgets. View our accommodation booking link to find one that suits you close to the venue.

Visiting Canberra


Canberra is the captial city of Australia, located inland between the cities of Sydney and Melbourne. It is conviently located close to the alpline region and the south coast of New South Wales. Canberra is home to a number of world class national attractions, including Parliament House, Australian War Memorial, National Museum of Australia, National Gallery of Australia and the National Portrait Gallery.

Canberra also has a thriving food and wine scene and plenty of opportunities to enjoy the great outdoors.

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Getting to Canberra

By air

Canberra Airport is conviently located 20 minutes from the city centre. An Airport Express shuttle bus operates to and from Canberra Airport, Russell and Canberra city centre.

Public buses, taxi services and Uber are available to and from the airport and around the city.

By road

Canberra is only three hours' drive from Sydney and eight hours from Melbourne.

Regular bus and coach services to Canberra are available from Sydney, Melbourne, regional New South Wales and beyond. Buses will arrive and depart from the Jolimont Centre, which is conveniently located on Northbourne Avenue in the city.

See Murrays Coaches and Greyhound for timetables, routes and prices.