Venue & Accommodation


The conference will take place at the Fairmont Resort Blue Mountains MGallery by Sofitel, 1 Sublime Point Road, Leura, Blue Mountains, New South Wales, Australia.


Accommodation is not included in conference registration, this is the responsibility of individual conference delegates and must be booked and paid for by conference delegates. We have two accommodation options offering special conference rates for delegates, the Fairmont Resort Blue Mountains and The Carrington hotel.

The conference venue, Fairmont Resort Blue Mountains, is pleased to offer the following special conference rate for delegates who wish to stay at the conference venue. Please note that this will only be available subject to availability at time of booking.

Fairmont room (includes breakfast for one person only) $228.00 per room (Rates are inclusive of 10% GST.)

To book conference rates delegates must book their own rooms direct through Reservations by telephone +61 2 4785 0000 and quote code AUST030717 to receive discounted room rate.  No delegate rooms are being held or guaranteed and rates are subject to availability. If you have any queries please contact the Fairmont Reservation staff by email

Our second conference accommodation option is in Katoomba at The Carrington Hotel (, 15-47 Katoomba St, Katoomba, Blue Mountains. We will be running free buses daily between the Fairmont Resort in Leura and The Carrington at Katoomba for conference delegates. Katoomba township is 5 minutes away by car or bus from the Fairmont in Leura.

Conference accommodation rates (per room, per night) at the Carrington hotel are listed below and include a continental breakfast for one or two people:

  • Traditional rooms@ $125.00  ***Traditional rooms are ideal for ASP students, stylish budget accommodation with shared bathrooms***
  • Colonial Rooms @ $190.00
  • Premier Balcony Rooms @ $220.00
  • Premier View Rooms @ $255.00
  • Premier Non View rooms @ $220.00
  • Junior Suites @ $315.00
  • Tomah Suite @ $335.00
  • Joynton Smith Suite @ $365.00
  • Lord Carrington Suite @ $399.00

To book conference rate accommodation at the Carrington hotel delegates must book their own rooms direct using this code MA#168 547 and using this booking form link:

If you are planning to share with another person then only one person needs to book the room and you can select how many people will be sharing.