Frequently Asked Questions
What do I do when I arrive?
Take a moment to familiarise yourself with the location. Have a look at our Exploring Wollongong map to identify your accommodation, the conference venue, the Free Bus stops, and other key landmarks such as Wollongong Station, the Wollongong Shopping District, Wollongong Harbour and Wollongong City Beach.
The nearest Free Bus stop to our venue is the Corrimal Street / Smith Street stop, marked on the map.
The Registration desk at the conference is open from 10:45 am until 5:30 pm Wednesday in the Ingham and Wilson Rooms at the Xavier Conference Centre.
For single day registrants, the Registration desk will be open each morning from 7 am until 9:30 am in the foyer area of the Xavier Conference Centre.
You can enter the Xavier Conference Centre from the Crown Street entrance or from the Car Park entrance. Please take a look at our Getting Around the Venue map for details.
How do I get from Wollongong Station to my accommodation?
You can take a taxi, the Free Bus or walk, depending on distance and convenience.
The main taxi stand is located on the east side of the station.
The Free Bus stop is on Crown Street near the bridge over the railway. Walk north from the station platform and up the ramp to Crown Street.
Please take a look at our Exploring Wollongong map for further details.
How do I get to the Conference Venue?
You can walk, or ride on the Free Bus, or come by car. The registration area is in the Xavier Conference Centre, 38 Harbour Street, Wollongong. The centre is located on the corner of Crown Street and Harbour Street, next to the St Francis Xavier Cathedral and opposite the Wollongong WIN Entertainment Centre (WEC).
The off-street car park entry is in Harbour Street just north of the Cathedral Parish Office. There is off-street parking at the Xavier Centre for ~150 cars and there are other car parking areas nearby. We recommend leaving the car in the hotel and walking or catching the free shuttle bus alighting at the Corrimal Street / Smith Street bust stop.
Please take a look at our Exploring Wollongong map to identify your appropriate route.
Where is my Breakout Session?
You can identify the name of the specific venue location for your session in the Conference Program booklet. Each venue location is identified in our Getting Around the Venue map.