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Travel and Accomodations

Hotel Accommodation

Hotel accommodation can be reserved at special rates at the Rydges South Bank, where room blocks are being held for conference delegates. Please complete the Hotel Booking Form to ensure your hotel accommodation during the conference and return by fax or email directly to the hotel.

You may also visit the hotel’s website  for online accommodation reservation. Alternatively, you may contact the Rydges South Bank reservation team directly via telephone at 61.7.3364.0800 or via email at reservations_southbank@rydges.com. Kindly quote the Society of Petroleum Engineers and provide the following code: 1511SOCIET for telephone or email reservations.


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 if required. Please download the Visa Invitation Request Form here. It is important that people wishing to travel to Australia apply for their visas well in advance. 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.