General Information

Tours

Information to follow in February 2018.


Airport Transfers

Brisbane Airport's close proximity to the city centre provides visiting delegates with a range of budget- friendly transfer options – all 20 minutes from the CBD Limousine transfers, taxis and car hire are also available.

Brisbane Airtrain is available from Airport to CBD - there is option to pre-purchase a ticket through their website https://airtrain.com.au/ , alternatively:

  1. Go from your flight gate to baggage claim (on level 2).
  2. Passing the Visitor Information Desk take the escalators or lift onto Level 3, where you'll find the Airtrain platform entrance and ticket counter.

There's plenty of signage. If you get lost find the Visitor Information Desk on level 2 and speak to our friendly staff who are also located here.


Taxis

The Brisbane Airport is serviced by a number of taxi firms. The taxi rank is conveniently located right outside the domestic terminal building. Fares are from $40 and depends on final destination. 


Banks

Banks are generally open from Monday to Friday from 0930-1500. Automatic Teller Machines (ATMs) are widely available.


Certificates of Attendance

Certificates of attendance will be emailed to you at the conclusion of the Conference. 


Dietary Requirements

If you have dietary requirements please indicate this on your registration form. Please make yourself known to venue staff to ensure you have the correct meal.


Insurance

Personal Registration fees do not include insurance of any kind. It is strongly recommended that all delegates take out their own travel and medical insurance prior to coming to the Conference. The Organising Committee and the Secretariat will not take any responsibility for any participant failing to insure. Please seek further information from your travel agent or airline.


Liability

In case of industrial disruption or other external events causing disruption to the Conference, the Organising Committee of the PCNA accepts no responsibility for loss of monies incurred by delegates. 


Name Badges

Admission to all sessions is by the official conference name badge. Please wear it at all times throughout the conference.


Parking

Parking is available at Wintergarden Car Park, 162 Elizabeth St, open 24 hours. Sunday/Monday: $15/day (Rates as at Aug 2017). Online booking available.

If you are local you may like to consider Park and Ride.


Photography & Videography

While attending the conference you may be photographed or filmed. By registering for the conference you agree to these photographs or footage being used for promotional purposes.


Presenters

Option to upload to a dropbox up to two weeks prior to the conference will be provided.  Please also bring your PowerPoint presentation with you on a memory stick as a backup. All PowerPoint presentations will need to be pre-loaded in a refreshment break at least a session before your presentation time.


Privacy

Personal information, as defined under the national privacy legislation, The Privacy Amendment (Private Sector) Act 2001, will be treated in accordance with the National Privacy Principles and only shared with related or third parties in accordance with those principles. The Meeting People on behalf of Palliative Care Nurses Australia Inc will gather and record personal information necessary for your attendance at the conference. 


Disclaimer

At the time of editing, all information contained in this website is correct; however, the organising committee its sponsors and its agents cannot be held responsible for any changes to the final structure or content of the program, or any other general or specific information published.


Shopping

Hilton Brisbane is on the Queen St Mall where you will find cafes, supermarkets, chemist, post office and departmental stores for your convenience.


Visitor Information

Brisbane Visitor Information, visit visitbrisbane.com.au

Self guided city walks – Brisbane/any city, have a look at this app: gpsmycity.com


Contact Us

For further information, please contact:

Lesley Woods, Conference Manager
PCNA 2018 Meeting Secretariat
PO Box 764, Mitcham South Australia 5062

E  lesley@themeetingpeople.com.au

32 The Strand, Colonel Light Gardens South Australia 5041 


Image credit: Story Bridge Sunset by Paul is licensed under CC BY 2.0
 
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