4.8.2

Visa Applications

International delegates please note: You will need a visa to enter Australia.

Visa Factsheet

All international visitors to Australia (the sole exception being citizens of Australia and New Zealand traveling on Australian and New Zealand passports) must obtain a visa in advance. You are urged to apply for a visa no later than six weeks prior to travel. Residents of many countries may now apply for a visa online, others will need to apply at an Australian Embassy, Consulate or High Commission. For information on how and where to apply for a visitor’s visa to Australia, please go to the Department of Immigration website.

You will need to register for the Conference and pay your fees before you apply for a visa.


Travel Information

Airport Transfers

Brisbane’s international and domestic airports are approximately 20km north east of the Central Business District (CBD), a 15 to 20 minute drive. Visitors can reach the central business district by taxi, shuttle bus or train.

Taxi

The taxi fare to the city centre is approximately $50 – $60 which includes a $3 fee for taxis departing from the airport. To calculate your fare please visit Black and White Cabs or Yellow Cabs.

Professional Car Service

Ozscott Limousines is a Brisbane based company which runs a large fleet of corporate cars with pick ups and drop offs all over South East Qld. Ozscott offers a flat charge of $55 for trips between the airport and the city. For further information and a full list of prices please visit www.ozscott.com.au.

Airport Shuttle Bus

Buses connect the CBD and airports. A single transfer starts from $16 with Coachtrans, which departs the airport and Roma Street Transit Centre (CBD) every 30 minutes. All major city hotels are serviced on request.

Train

Airtrain services run frequently from Brisbane Airport to the centre of Brisbane and the express, air-conditioned journey takes only 20 minutes. The airport stations are located directly outside the Domestic and International terminals and connect with 5 stations covering 80% of downtown Brisbane. Airtrain is pleased to offer ICEERB 2016 Healthy Housing delegates discounted fares. Please click here to download the discount voucher or for more information visit http://www.airtrain.com.au/.

Brisbane Public Transport

For information on Brisbane’s public transport network, please visit the TransLink website.

Further Information About Transport

For more information about getting to and from the airport, please visit the Brisbane Airport Corporation’s website.


Parking

QUT has two areas that delegates can park:

P Block Car Park & Under Freeway Car Park
The University operates a pay on exit car park for the P Block  and Under Freeway Car Park. The “Under Freeway Car Park” is located under the South East Freeway and has 193 spaces. The car parks operate 24 hours a day, seven (7) days a week. For information on parking costs, please click here.