Venue

The University of Western Australia

The UWA Business School (conference) is a state-of-the-art facility situated at the south end of The University of Western Australia Crawley Campus. Located next to the Swan River and surrounded by native trees, the Business School building has been designed to make the most of its natural surroundings and provides a calming and relaxed atmosphere. Take a short stroll down to the river in the breaks or just enjoy the view while sitting in the lounge areas located around the building. 

The University Club of Western Australia (dinner and breakfast) is one of Perth’s premier conference and event venues which blends five star luxury  with the intimacy of a Club environment. Offering fine cuisine, impeccable service and world-class facilities, the University Club offers an experience which is unique to Western Australia.

How to get there

The University of Western Australia (UWA) is a 10 minute drive from the Perth CBD. The UWA Business School can be accessed by car using Hackett Entrance 4 and University Club can be accessed by car using Hackett Entrance 1 on Hackett Drive, Crawley. Please refer to the UWA Campus Map and UWA Parking Areas Map. Parking is free in yellow student permit bays on conference days, due to the vacation period. Ticketed visitor parking is also available in the Business School car park (P9) and the Royal Perth Yacht Club.

UWA can also be accessed by public transport, but please note it will take approximately 12 minutes to walk from the bus stop on Stirling Highway to the Business School, and about 8 minutes to the University Club. Please refer to UWA's Public Transport information.

About Perth

Perth is Australia's only capital city where you can enjoy the beach lifestyle, relax in natural bushland, sample world-class local wines and watch an ocean sunset within just 30 minutes of the city. It's also the sunniest state capital, averaging 3,000 hours of sunshine per year and boasting a string of 19 beautifully clean and uncrowded beaches, from iconic Cottesloe to the surf hotspot of Scarborough.

Situated beside the Swan River, Perth is a living picture postcard, with the best views of all from Kings Park and Botanic Garden - one of the biggest inner-city parks in the world. Larger than New York's Central Park, there are so many ways to enjoy its 400-plus hectares of sculpted gardens and natural bushland. Stroll the treetop walk, take an Indigenous cultural tour, picnic among the gum trees and in Spring, see the wildflowers in bloom. Refer to Tourism WA to read more about Perth and Western Australia.

Airport

Perth Airport is a modern facility approximately half an hour away from the centre of Perth. There are four terminals, which are easily accessible by car, taxi and bus. An airport shuttle operates to and from domestic and international airports with convenient pick up points located near accommodation throughout Perth.

Taxis

Taxis are available from all airport terminals. The journey to the CBD or UWA will take approximately 30 minutes and cost approximately AUD$40.00 – AUD$50.00. All taxis are meter operated by time and distance, and operate 24 hours a day. Taxis indicate they are vacant by illuminating their sign on the roof. At airport terminals, available taxis will wait at the taxi rank. Swan Taxis can be contacted on 13 13 30.

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