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It is the responsibility of delegates to organise their travel and accommodation requirements to attend the conference. It is highly recommended that all travel and accommodation be arranged as soon as possible.


The hotels listed below are located a short distance to the conference venue. These hotels are not endorsed by the APACS and are suggestions only.

Please note rooms will be subject to availability at time of booking and minimum night stay requirements may apply. Bookings for these properties can be made via the hotel website.

  Hotel   Distance from State Library

  Novotel Brisbane South Bank

  38 Cordelia Street, South Brisbane

  Ph: 07 3295 4100


  Contact the hotel direct and quote Promo Code QGCA21 for a 15% discount

  1.1 km / 14 minutes

  W Brisbane

  81 North Quay, Brisbane

  Ph: 07 3556 8888

  The hotel is offering a group rate of $260 AUD per room per night

  Book your group rate for Creating Connected Futures

  1.1 km / 14 minutes (must cross bridge)

  Emporium Hotel South Bank

  267 Grey Street, South Brisbane

  Ph: 07 3556 3333

  Enter promo code DOE to receive 15% of your room rate 

  1.4 km / 17 minutes

  Mantra South Bank Brisbane

  161 Grey Street, South Brisbane

  Ph: 1300 092 872


  1.0 km / 12 minutes

  Rydges South Bank Brisbane

  9 Glenelg Street, South Brisbane

  Ph: 07 3364 0800


  950 metres / 11 minutes

  Riverside Hotel SouthBank

  20 Montague Road, South Brisbane

  Ph: 07 3846 0577


  To book accommodation and receive the special offer:

  400 metres / 3 minutes

Getting there

Public transport options

  • The State Library is a short walk from both the Cultural Precinct Busway Station in Melbourne Street and the South Brisbane train station at the corner of Melbourne and Grey Streets.
  • The closest CityCat and City Ferry terminals are located at South Bank.
  • The nearest CityCycle station is located in Kurilpa Park close to the barbecues.
  • For further public transport information visit TransLink or contact them on 13 12 30.


  • Flat fee of $17 per entry, per day. Payment to be made on entry by credit card only (Visa or MasterCard).
  • Enter via Stanley Place (access via the Grey Street and Peel Street intersection or Montague Road).