Useful Info

From the airport

The International airport is just seven kilometres from the city centre, making it a fast and economical taxi ride.  

Airport City Shuttle offers a Door to Door service from Adelaide Airport to Adelaide Hotels and Businesses. Bookings are not needed. On arrival go to the Information and Tourism Bookings Booth located on the ground floor of the terminal.  The cost is $10 per person each way.

Public transport to/from Adelaide Airport is serviced by an express double decker bus service called JetExpress between the airport and the city.  Tickets can be purchased from the bus drivers.

More information on transport options from Adelaide Airport

Public transport

The tram service is free within the CBD, and a free City Connector bus runs every 15 minutes within the CBD. Tindo, the world’s first solar-powered bus, is also free and operates on the City Connector services, mainly during peak hours.

To travel outside the CBD, Adelaide’s public transport (tram, train, bus) is operated by Adelaide Metro. MetroCARDS can be purchased from a number of locations in the city centre and surrounding suburbs.

A tram ride from the city to Glenelg beach is popular for visitors to Adelaide. Adelaide Metro’s journey planner will help you plan travel outside the CBD.


A number of accommodation options are available within a 5-minute walk of the Adelaide Convention Centre.

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Visa information

Australia is a great place to visit but whether you are here for just the conference or you decide to stay for a holiday, you must have a valid Australian visa. The appropriate visa will depend, amongst other things, on your purpose for visiting Australia.  See visa options for conferences.

Quarantine and customs

South Australia has strict quarantine laws in addition to national laws. Some common items such as fresh or packaged food, fruit, eggs, meat, plants, seeds, skins and feathers are prohibited. More information

When arriving by plane, you must declare all food, plant and animal products. Goods that you declare will be inspected by a biosecurity officer, who will assess the level of risk associated with the goods. In most cases, goods are low risk and will be returned to you after inspection.


South Australia has a Mediterranean climate with warm, dry summers and mild winters.  Spring is between the months September to November. The average daily temperature in spring is a pleasant 21.7°C. The evenings can be cool, so wear layers that can be worn or removed as needed.


Decimal currency is used in Australia. Units are dollars and cents. All major credit cards are widely accepted in Australia. See current exchange rates


A Goods and Services Tax (GST) of 10% applies to all consumer goods and is included in retail prices. The tourist refund scheme enables you to claim a refund of the GST and wine equalisation tax (WET).

Keeping healthy and safe

For your safety, surf lifesavers patrol many beaches throughout Adelaide and South Australia. If you go to the beach, only swim between the red and yellow Surf Life Saving flags.

Be sun smart. Make sure you wear a hat, sunglasses, adequate clothing and sunscreen of at least SPF 30+. Make sure you drink plenty of water.

In an emergency, call triple zero (000) for ambulance, fire or police assistance throughout Australia. From mobile phones, call 112. For non-emergency police attendance, call 131 444. 

We strongly recommend that you take out insurance policies to cover medical and travel expenses. If necessary, consult your travel agent.

Important Dates

Registration Opens -  29 January 2019


Abstracts Submission Opens - 29 January 2019


Abstract Submission Closes - 8 May 2019


Notification of Abstract Acceptance -  26 June 2019


Early Bird Registration Closes -  7 August 2019


Conference –  30 October - 2 November 2019

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