Virtual ASM

General Information

The meeting will be held at the Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre from Friday 22 to Sunday 24 March 2019. For more information on the venue please visit:

Registration Desk
The registration desk will be located in the Plaza Auditorium Foyer of the Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre.

Opening Hours
Friday 22 March 2019: 7:00am – 5:00pm
Saturday 23 March 2019: 6:30am – 5:00pm
Sunday 24 March 2019: 8:00am – 12:30pm

Internet Facilities
Wireless internet will be available throughout the meeting. Details will be made available on site.

The Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre offers undercover parking for up to 1500 vehicles. The car park has direct lift access to the Centre’s multiple convention floors and exhibition facilities. Car park 2 & 3 are best for Exhibition Halls and Grey Street rooms via the Russell Street Walkway.

Parking Rates
Monday – Sunday
0-2 hours: $15.00
2-4 hours: $20.00
4-9 hours: $30.00
Maximum daily rate: $30.00

Early bird enter before 9:00am, exit between 3:00pm – 6:00pm
(Mon-Fri): $16.00

Name Badges
Your name badge is essential for entry into scientific sessions. Please collect your meeting materials from the registration desk prior to entering the sessions.

Dress Code
Scientific Sessions: Smart casual
Gala Dinner: Tropicana

Continuing Professional Development (CPD)
This educational activity has been approved in the RACS CPD Program. Fellows who participate may claim one point per hour (maximum 18 points) in Maintenance of Knowledge and Skills. Participation in this activity will be populated into your RACS CPD Online.

Scientific posters will be displayed electronically on poster stations located in the industry exhibition during the meeting.

Passport and Visa Requirements
All visitors to Australia must hold a valid passport and visa. Visa’s must be applied for by email before departure. New Zealand holders may apply for a visa upon arrival in Australia. For further information on visa applications, visit

Please be advised that photographs may be taken during the meeting and reproduced by the meeting organiser or society. If you do not wish to be included in a photograph, please advise the photographer.

Dietary Requirements
The venue is responsible for all catering at the meeting and the Meeting Organiser does not inspect or control food preparation areas or attempt to monitor ingredients used. Contact the venue directly for all special dietary requirements during the event, irrespective of whether details have been provided to the Meeting Organiser. If the Meeting Organiser requests information about your dietary requirements for a specific event they will endeavour to forward the information provided to the venue (time permitting). The Meeting Organiser will not retain information provided for future events, so you must verify your requirements for each event. Even if information is requested or provided, the Meeting Organiser takes no responsibility for ensuring the venue acknowledges your dietary requirements or that these requirements can be met. In all cases you must verify for yourself that your dietary requirements have been met and the Meeting Organiser refutes any and all liability for any failure to adequately provide your special dietary requirements or any consequential damage resulting from such failure.

Parent’s Room
There are two parents’ rooms located within the Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre: one on the Grey Street side of the building and
the other on the Merivale Street side (foyer level). Facilities include a fridge, heating amenities and a comfortable area for breastfeeding.

Child Minding
CHARLTON BROWN® Nanny Agency offers convenient childcare services, with quality nannies that meet each child’s physical, emotional and educative needs. Every CHARLTON BROWN® nanny is well qualified with a minimum Certificate III in Early Childhood, First Aid, Working with Children Check card and Criminal History check in place.

The casual rate for a hotel or creche based nanny is $38.00 per hour per nanny. For booking details and further information please visit: or email: