Discover Australia

Australia has so much for you to explore, from coral reefs and rainforests to out back escapades, Australia provides an array of adventures to ticket off your bucket list. Australia provides beauty and adventures across eight states and territories.

The friendly culture and countless escapades explain how Australia is a part of included on traveler’s countries to visit.

Koala Sanctuary
Great Barrier Reef
Ayers Rock

Discover Victoria

Discover the beauty of regional Victoria through excellent wineries, coastal drives or embracing Australian Sport. Why not get away from the city and explore all of the unique adventures that await in regional Victoria.

Here are our top ideas on how to explore Victoria

The Mornington Peninsula

The Mornington Peninsula

The Mornington Peninsula is a popular destination for travels to explore all year round. In the warmer weather, you can discover surf beaches, seaside restaurants and local markets, which provide an assortment of places to eat and drink. In the colder weather, you can discover fireside dining and art exhibitions. All year round, you can enjoy the Mornington Peninsula hot springs and day spas to enjoy the relaxing scenery.

The Great Ocean Road

The Great Ocean Road

Take a drive down Victoria’s most scenic coastline, the Great Ocean Road is home to breathtaking views and adventures. Explore waterfalls, the 12 Apostles, adventure parks, and top restaurants all along the Great Ocean Road. Be sure to bring your camera to capture the stunning views that this coastal drive can provide.

Discover Melbourne

A packed agenda of food, wine, sports and arts is your introduction to the best of Melbourne – from its creative, exciting city centre, to its buzzing neighborhood hubs. It’s the gateway to Victoria’s world-class wineries, natural springs, peninsulas, spectacular coastline and alpine villages, making it the ideal destination for easy access to pre and post Conference touring.

Visitors will find Melbourne an exciting city to explore. Modern architecture and design are juxtaposed with heritage buildings reflecting Australia’s cultural history. But beneath the city’s impressive façade, lies the true heart and soul of the city; laneways which snake the city grid to reveal cafes and bars, fashion houses, boutiques, innovative cuisine, galleries, theatres and museums.

Melbourne has a lively passion for social eating and drinking, which is reflected in the thousands of restaurants serving up gastronomic experiences from around the world. Everywhere you will uncover a vast array of fashionable cafes, where you can enjoy Melbourne’s existential coffee and cafe culture to the fullest.

Here are our top ideas on how to explore Melbourne

Queen Victoria Market

The ‘Queen Vic Market’ is an authentic, bustling, inner-city market that has been the heart and soul of Melbourne for over 100 years. Home to over 600 small businesses, it is a great place to discover fresh and specialty produce, hand-made and unique products, great coffee and food, souvenirs and clothing.

Melbourne Culinary Culture

Melbourne prides itself on its food and the city's range of dining options is testament to its culinary reputation. Book ahead for award-winning fine-dining restaurants, queue up for iconic cheap eats, explore famous eat streets or track down the city's best food trucks.

Key Dates

Conference dates

4 – 6 December 2023
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