TRAVEL TIPS

We are thrilled to hold the Parkinson's Australia National Conference on the Gold Coast.  With pristine beaches, a wide range of shopping and dining precincts, and only a stone's throw from the beautiful Gold Coast Hinterland, why not combine your attendance at the conference with an extended stay in the Gold Coast region.  

The Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre is located at Broadbeach, a few kilometres south of Surfers Paradise.  Gold Coast Airport is approximately 30 minutes transfer by road.  

 

Getting There

By Air

Gold Coast Airport (approx 30 minutes by road)

Brisbane Airport (approx 90 minutes by road)

Contact your travel agent or visit www.momondo.com.au to find your best flight options from your home city.

Airport Transfer - from Gold Coast Airport to Broadbeach

 

Airport Transfer - from Brisbane Airport to Broadbeach

By Train & Tram

Trains connect Brisbane CBD to Gold Coast stations. For the most convenient route from Brisbane, catch a train to Helensvale Train station stop and ride the G:link Tram to Broadbeach North station. 

https://jp.translink.com.au/plan-your-journey/journey-planner

By Car

Enter 'Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre' or '2684 -2690 Gold Coast Highway, Broadbeach, Queensland'  into your navigation system.  Undercover parking is available at the convention centre at a flat rate of $12 inc GST per day.  Parking cannot be booked and is on a first come first served basis.

 

Accommodation

The following hotels are offering up to a 10% discount on their best available rates for conference delegates.  You will be emailed a link to booking codes with your delegate registration confirmation.

Mantra Broadbeach on the Park - 4 minute walk from conference centre

Mantra Sierra Grand - 11 minute walk from conference centre

Peppers Broadbeach - 7 minute walk from conference centre 

Sofitel - 5 minute walk from conference centre

The Star Grand (formerly Jupiters) - a covered walk bridge links to the conference centre

Alternatively, for a full list of hotels in Broadbeach, click here (external website operated by Destination Gold Coast) to view rates and availability suitable to your personal needs.

Visitor Attractions

To plan your visit in and around the conference, visit the Destination Gold Coast website for some inspiration

www.destinationgoldcoast.com/things-to-do

Parkinson's Australia would like to thank Maryann Wei

from the University of Wollongong for the

original concept of the conference logo design

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PO Box 108, Deakin West, ACT 2600

www.parkinsons.org.au