The Doctoral Consortium is to be held at the University of Queeensland (UQ), St. Lucia campus,building 14, room 216 on Tuesday 6 February 2018 and at QUT, Gardens Point Campus, P Block P506 on Friday 9 February 2018. (the best way to get from QUT to UQ and return is via the City Cat Ferry)
- Welcome Reception – Tuesday 6 February 6 – 8pm – The Cube, QUT, Gardens Point Campus
- Social Networking Event – Wednesday 7 February 6 – 8:30 pm, sponsored by UQ – The Beer Garden, Southbank
- Gala Conference Dinner – Thursday 8 February 6:00 – 10:30 -‘The Voyager’ cruiser on the Brisbane River – Kookaburra Cruises, Eagle Street Pier, 1 Eagle
Additional tickets for accompanying persons to the Social Events can be purchased when registering.
Visitor essentials – including transport
Brisbane is a green city with an enviable subtropical climate and diverse population. It is one of the fastest-growing cities in Australia and is known for its vibrant urban precincts, outdoor lifestyle and friendly locals. Get to know Brisbane better. From climate to currency – You will find all the information you need on the VISIT BRISBANE site
Getting around Brisbane – public transport, walking, cycling, driving.
Brisbane City Council operate two transport services that allow you to discover Brisbane for FREE:
- The City Hopper Ferry service allows you to rediscover Brisbane for free with ferries running every 30 minutes between 6am and midnight, seven days a week. The ferry travels along the Brisbane River, stopping at North Quay, South Bank 3, Maritime Museum, Thornton Street, Eagle Street Pier, Holman Street, Dockside and Sydney Street terminals – all you need to do is hop on and hop off and enjoy taking in the Brisbane River and city sights. For up-to-date timetable information,or to plan your journey, visit TransLink’s website.
- The free City Loop and Spring Hill Loop bus services provide high frequency public transport access within the Brisbane CBD, as well as between the Brisbane CBD and Spring Hill areas.The City Loop operates in a clockwise (Route 40) and anti-clockwise (Route 50) direction around the Brisbane CBD from the red signposted bus stops, using distinctive red buses. Popular stops along the route include QUT, Botanic Gardens, Queen Street Mall, City Hall, Central Station, Riverside and Eagle Street Pier.The Spring Hill Loop operates on a continuous loop between the CBD and Spring Hill precincts from the yellow signposted bus stops, using distinctive yellow buses. Popular stops along the route include Post Office Square, St Andrew’s War Memorial Hospital, Brisbane Private Hospital and Central Station.More detailed timetable information can be found on the TransLink website.