Conference Venue

Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre (BCEC)

Parking & Access to the Centre

The conference will use the Grey Street entrance to the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre.

A parking and access map can be found at the bottom of the Centre’s Car Parking Page.

Travelling to the Centre

Car Parks 2 & 3 are best for Grey Street rooms via Russell Street Walkway. For more information about parking at BCEC, including fees and payment options, please head over to their Car Parking Page.

Taxi ranks are located outside the main entrance to the Centre on Merivale Street. There is a taxi drop off located at the Convention Centre Grey Street entrance.

Russell Walk connects pedestrians between Merivale and Grey Street underneath the building. Use the Grey Street entrance at BCEC.

South Brisbane Railway Station adjacent to the Convention Centre on Grey Street or South Bank Railway Station are the most convenient stations to the Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre.

Catch the AirTrain from South Brisbane station to Brisbane’s international and domestic airports. Tickets are available for this service from the Information Desk or you can pre-book at the AirTrain Website.

Bus Services
The Cultural Centre Station on Melbourne Street and the South Bank Busway Station cnr of Colchester and Tribune Streets are closest to BCEC. Translink manage the Brisbane City bus services, for more information on routes and to plan your journey click here.

The public transport ferries CityCats operate everyday and stop at the South Bank River Terminal on the Clem Jones Promenade. The inner-city ferry travels between the CBD, North Quay and Kangaroo Point, stopping at South Bank Terminal 1 and 2 on the Clem Jones Promenade.

For more information, visit the BCEC website.

BCEC Information Desks

There are two Information Desks at BCEC, located in the main foyers. The desks will open 30 minutes prior to the conference start and close 15 minutes after the conference close each day.

The Information Desk staff provides a wide range of services including:
– Internet Café Access
– Air Train tickets, Car Park Passes
– Sale of sundry items
– Photocopying (Colour and B&W), faxing, printing
– Upcoming BCEC event flyers for visitors
– Monitoring of Taxi rank including use of courtesy phones
– Complimentary Cloakroom
– Visitor information on South Bank and Brisbane
– Ticket sales for all Ticketek Events in Australia


There are two ATMs situated on the main exhibition concourse, next to Olio Cafe & Bar on the Grey Street Ground Level and on the Merivale Street side of BCEC. Other ATMs are available nearby in the South Bank precinct.

South Bank Concierge Program


Child Aware Approaches 2019 Conference is working closely with the South Bank Concierge Program – where the sole focus is to ensure delegates have a wonderful time whilst in Brisbane.

There is nothing better than getting out to experience the local surrounds of a new city and South Bank, only a short stroll away from the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre, is brimming with incredible conference exclusives awaiting Child Aware Approaches Conference conference delegates.

By using the South Bank Concierge website, delegates can unlock incredible conference exclusives throughout the South Bank precinct. Not only will you receive 10% off at participating retailers, you can also book event tickets, plan your itinerary and access special offers, plus so much more.

Visit now to unlock incredible conference exclusives as a CAA2019 conference delegate.

The 10% discount at participating retailers applies to restaurants too. Click here to view the list of participating retailers.


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