VENUE and accommodation

Located in an enviable position on a peninsula bordered by a magnificent harbour and spectacular surfing beaches, Newcastle is a vibrant, unique and culturally rich city. Nestled in the heart of the Hunter Region and only two hours’ drive north of Sydney, Newcastle boasts cosmopolitan cafes, award-winning restaurants, harbourside bars, a vibrant arts scene and boutique shopping precincts.  With direct flights from Adelaide, Brisbane, Canberra, Gold Coast, Melbourne, Sydney and regional areas, Newcastle is an easily accessible destination. 

Venue: Newcastle City Hall

Newcastle City Hall has a long history of being the place to meet in Newcastle, with its original purpose as home to the elected arm of local government. Now a culturally rich function space, the Sydney sandstone building offers 7 function rooms in a convenient location within the city's civic centre.


There are a number of hotels and self-contained apartments within walking distance of our conference venue, Newcastle City Hall.  We are currently negotiating rates with some partner hotels and further information and bookings will be available here soon.  In the meantime, if you would like further information on staying in Newcastle please visit