Conference Venue

The conference venue is the Menzies Hotel, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia.

The discounted hotel rates of $185.00 per room per night apply for the duration of the conference and will be made available to delegates in the lead up to the event.

Please be advised that the rates are strictly subject to availability at the time of reservation.

For bookings please contact the hotel directly on +61292991000 by e-mail at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . In your booking request please state that you are attending "WPMC2014" to obtain the discounted rates. The rates are inclusive of the GST. 

Please note that these rates may be extended pre and post the dates above at the discretion of the hotel and subject to availability only. The rates include complimentary use of fitness facilities including gymnasium & swimming pools.

For guests staying in house, secure car parking is available at additional cost (subject to availability). 


Other Accommodation Options

There is also a large range of accommodation from basic to five star resorts available in Sydney. We recommend that you explore accommodation options on popular hotel booking sites such as wotif and Hotel Club ). The Sydney CBD is a large place, if staying away from the conference hotel we recommend a hotel in the Darling Harbour or Circular Quay area.


Airline and Ground Transportation Information

There are two Sydney's in the world with international airports, one in Australia and one in Canada. Make sure you are going to airport code SYD in Australia.

Transport from the airport to the Conference Hotel is either by Taxi or by train. If taking a taxi pay the metered fare. Taxis accept credit cards. If taking the train alight at Town Hall Station and then walk to the hotel (a flat 549 meters through the shopping district). See to plan your public transport trips in Sydney.


Visa Information

Australia has strict Visa requirements that often require an invitation letter from the conference organisers. Application times can also be long. Please see the Visa Information web page for details.


Health and Safety

Health and Safety information for visitors to Sydney is available at


Sydney Attractions

What to do in Sydney, there is just too much for us to list and the opportunites are contantly changing. Please have a look at the attraction sites below for an idea of what is possible.