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Accommodations and Travel

Hotel Accommodation

Hotel accommodation can be reserved at the Medina Grand Perth, Pan Pacific Perth and Parmelia Hilton Perth, where a room block with “special rate” is being held for 2012 APOGCE conference delegates. Conference delegates are advised to stay at these hotels as they are close to the Convention Centre. Please complete the Hotel Booking Form to ensure your hotel accommodation during the conference. Alternatively, you may visit the following websites to make reservation online:

Hotel Description

Medina Grand Perth

Medina Perth Grand is surrounded by popular eateries, bistros and cafes, theatres and boutiques. Situated adjacent to the Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre in the heart of the city, Medina Grand Perth has efficient public transport right at the door, and is within walking distance to Kings Park and Northbridge.

Online booking

Pan Pacific Perth

A classic luxury 5-star hotel, surrounded by scenic vistas of Perth’s Swan River and lush historic gardens. Pan Pacific is approximately 20-minute walking distance to the Convention Centre.

Online booking

Parmelia Hilton Perth

Located in the heart of the city, enjoy excellent shopping, vibrant nightlife or a stroll through beautiful Kings Park from the Parmelia Hilton Perth hotel. This central Perth hotel is within 10-minute walking distance to the Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre and just 25-minute drive from Perth International Airport.

Online booking


A valid passport with a visa is required for all non-Australian citizens attending the conference. Visas can be applied for at any office of the Australian High Commission, Embassy or Consulate. An invitation letter to facilitate the application of visa will be issued to attendees upon request. Download the Visa Invitation Request Form. It is the sole responsibility of the attendee to obtain the necessary paperwork for entry to Australia. This letter does not guarantee that you will be granted a visa. To receive an invitation letter by mail or fax, you must first register for the conference. Please ensure that your passport is also valid for the period of stay you are visiting Australia.

Please check with your travel agent or the Australian Embassy on regulations relating to immigration/visa for entry to Australia before your departure or visit www.immi.gov.au for further information.