Around the Symposium

On this page you can find a lot of useful information around the symposium:

Visa information

To avoid any problems when entering the country, please check the link of the Department of Immigration and Citizenship:

Getting Around Sydney

RAIL: How best to get around Sydney go to:



Camperdown Campus: How to get around


Camperdown Campus: Car parking

For more information and prices regarding car parking on campus, please visit:



Rydges Camperdown Hotel Sydney:9 Missenden Road Camperdown NSW 2050 Phone: +61 2 9516 1522

Facilities:Iron and ironing board, mini Bar and refrigerator, data-ports, TV, functional desk/workstation area, individually controlled air-conditioning, swimming pool and sauna, children’s wading pool, games room and brassiere and bar downstairs. 5 minute walk to University of Sydney or Royal Prince Alfred Hospital.

Ask for University of Sydney corporate rates.


Medina Executive Sydney Central

2 Lee Street Sydney NSW 2000

1 Bedroom Apartment – $181 per room per night

1 Bedroom Loft Apartment – $208 per room per night

2 Bedroom Apartments – $268 per room per night

Please note no block will be held so all rooms and rates will be subject to availability.

To book delegates can either email or phone 8396 9800.


Quest Camperdown

23–33 Missenden Road, Camperdown

Sydney CBD Fringe 2050 Australia

  • Tel +61 2 9557 6100
  • Fax +61 2 9557 6099

Conveniently located within Sydney’s inner west, just a10 minutes drive from Sydney CBD, adjacent to the grounds of Sydney University and close to the Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Quest Camperdown offers spacious, well appointed accommodation in 2 properties located at about 200 metres from each other. Food lovers and those in search of nightlife will discover the buzzing precinct of Newtown just a short stroll away. The King Street strip is lined with fashionable boutiques, convivial bars and an array of restaurants and cafes offering a variety of cuisines from all over the globe.

Ask for  University of Sydney corporate rates!


Mercure Sydney Hotel

818 – 820 George Street Sydney NSW 2000, Australia

Facilities: 517 modern contemporary rooms, restaurant and bar, indoor swimming pool and gymnasium. Laundry facilities are available. Internet access is $5 per ½ hr. Tea making facilities are in every room. See website for further details. 10 minute bus ride to the University of Sydney.


Hotel Ibis World Square

382 -384 Pitt Street2000 – Sydney Australia

Facilities: All 166 modern contemporary rooms boast flat screen LCD televisions, high-speed broadband internet and in house movies. Enjoy an interactive breakfast at our heritage listed iBistro or gather at our newly built iBar located on ground level for you and your friends to relax over a drink or two. Other hotel features available only at the Hotel Ibis World Square include 24-hour gym and business centre.

Reservations contact number is 02 92176666. Ask for University of Sydney rates.


Waldorf Apartments

Cnr of Cleveland and Chippen Streets,ChippendaleSydney NSW 2008

Adina Apartment Hotel Chippendale

Adina Apartment Hotel Chippendale


(Previously known as Medina Classic Chippendale


74-80 Ivy Street
NSW 2008 Australia
Tel: +61 2 9311 8800
Fax: +61 2 9311 8899


Australia Street Guesthouse

Phone: 02 9557 0702


This older style two story house in Newtown is eclectically filled with Danish Modern and Australian retro furniture and decorated with fine ethnic, Aboriginal and contemporary artworks. Located within the diverse shopping, food and entertainment precinct it is also adjacent to a lovely park with children’s playground and only fifteen minutes walk to Sydney University. Make your own breakfast in a small kitchenette, wireless broadband, fax, printing services, DVD and laundry facilities available.


Australia Street Cottage

Phone: 02 9519 7509


This cottage offers contemporary style in an 1858 sandstone cottage made from Sydney’s unique Pyrmont sandstone quarried in the mid 19th century by convicts. The cottage is fully self contained, has two bedrooms, a sunny courtyard, laundry and located a fifteen minute taxi ride from the airport; a fifteen minute train ride to Circular Quay, Opera House.


Sydney Central YHA

11 Rawson Place,Corner of Pitt St and Rawson Place (opposite Central Station)Sydney 2000
University Motor Inn

very handy, only 100 meters from the Uni.25 Arundel Street, Glebe, NSW 2037

Tel: +61 (0)2 9660 5777


UniLodge Sydney – 3 star

Broadway, Broadway, Sydney, NSW 2007

+61 (0)2 9338 5000


Occasional Child Care Centres

The following is a list of Occasional Care Centres closest to the University of Sydney Camperdown/Darlington campus. They are not connected to the University of Sydney or University of Sydney Union. Please contact the centres directly if you would like further information.

Redfern Occasional Care

55 Pitt Street, Redfern+61 (0)2 9288 5620


SDN Glebe Children’s Education & Care Centre

112a Glebe St, Glebe Tel:  Tel: +61 (0)2 9552 3747

Marrickville Occasional Care

356 Victoria Rd, Marrickville  Tel: +61 (0)2 9558 1591