The 2012 ISS Conference will be held at the University of Queensland at the St Lucia campus. The University of Queensland's St Lucia campus is considered by many to be Australia's most attractive. It is located seven kilometres from the city's heart on a magnificent 114-hectare site in a bend of the Brisbane River.
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The conference is to be held at the UQ Centre (27A) as seen on the campus map below.
Brisbane, Queensland’s capital city, is a diverse, green city with a great climate. Brisbane is Australia’s third largest city, and boasts a unique relaxed lifestyle. Visitors to Brisbane can enjoy galleries, museums, great nightlife, markets and festivals in the city or head further afield to explore the river, mountains, beaches and forests. Brisbane operates on Eastern Standard Time, and does not observe Daylight Saving Time.
The weather in Brisbane is comfortable and sub-tropical. In Brisbane in July the average maximum temperature is 20 degrees Celsius, and the average minimum temperature is 9degrees Celsius.
Brisbane’s Airtrain travels from Brisbane Airport to the CBD in 22 minutes, and operates from 5.00am - 8.00pm daily. Fares can be purchased at the airport, at stations or online at www.airtrain.com.au. A special discounted Airtrain fare has been arranged for conference delegates. Please click here to view the details (you will need to print the letter to obtain the discounted rate).
Taxi ranks are located in front of the Domestic Terminal at Brisbane Airport, and near most major hotels in the CBD. A taxi from the airport to the CBD is approximately $40.00, and can be more during peak times.
Black & White Cabs: 133 222
Yellow Cabs: 131 924
The public transport system in Brisbane consists of buses, trains and ferries. The Loop is a free and convenient bus service travelling in both directions around the CBD. The Loop operates every ten minutes from any red CBD bus stop, Monday to Friday from 7.00am to 5.50pm. The City Cat ferry link the University of Queensland St Lucia campus with the City. For further information and timetables, visit www.translink.com.au.
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