General Information

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Information to follow in February 2018.

Airport Transfers

The Brisbane Airport is in close proximity to the city centre providing delegates with a range of budget-friendly transfer options.  They are 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 an option to pre-purchase a ticket through their website , or 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.

If you get please locate the Visitor Information Desk on Level 2.


The Brisbane Airport is serviced by a number of taxi firms. The taxi rank is conveniently located right outside the domestic terminal building. Fares average about $40 to the city depending on your final destination. 


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

Certificate of Attendance

A Certificate of Attendance will be emailed to you at the conclusion of the Conference. 

Dietary Requirements

If you have any dietary requirements please indicate this on your online registration form. During the Conference, please make yourself known to venue catering staff to ensure you have the correct meal.


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 do not take any responsibility for any participant failing to insure. Please seek further information from your travel agent or airline.


In case of industrial disruption or other external events causing disruption to the Conference, the Organising Committee of the PCNA and the Conference Secretariat (The Meeting People Pty Ltd) accept no responsibility for loss of monies incurred by delegates. 

Name Badges

Admission to all sessions is by the official conference name badge. Please wear your badge at all times during the Conference.


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

If you are local you may like to consider the park and ride options .

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 will have the 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 during a refreshment break (at least one session before your presentation time).


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. 


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.


Hilton Brisbane is on the Queen Street Mall where you will find multiple cafes, supermarkets, chemists and department stores for your convenience.

Visitor Information

Brisbane Visitor Information, visit

Self guided city walks – Brisbane (or any city), try this app:

Contact Us

For further information, please contact:

Lesley Woods
PCNA 2018 Conference Manager
PO Box 764, Mitcham South Australia 5062
32 The Strand, Colonel Light Gardens South Australia 5041

T: 08 8177 2215