Symposium venue

The King Edward Ballroom
Rendezvous Hotel Melbourne
328 Flinders St, Melbourne VIC 3000


Rendezvous Hotel Melbourne is one of Australia’s grand hotels located in the heart of the city. Built in 1913 as the Commercial Travellers Club, this 4-star heritage listed hotel boasts exquisite 19th century Edwardian Baroque style architecture which has been restored to retain the feel and style of the classical 1900’s era whilst at the same time providing guests with leading 21st century technology and facilities.


Car parking

Self carparking is available at Rendezvous Hotel Melbourne. Please note parking incurs an additional charge of $25 per 24 hours – single entry and exit.

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Public Transport

The Melbourne public transport system, provided by Public Transport Victoria, consists of trains, buses, and trams. Use journey planner to plan your travel.

Travel on trams in Melbourne’s city centre is free. View a map of the Free Tram Zone on the PTV website. Tram stops in the Free Tram Zone are clearly marked. If you start or finish a journey outside the Free Tram Zone, a valid myki card is still required.

The closest train station is Flinders Street Station which is 3 minutes away from the hotel. Multiple tram stops are also located near the hotel.

Melbourne’s burgundy and gold City Circle Trams offer free travel to city sights and attractions, with audio commentary on points of interest along the route. Trams run along Flinders Street, Harbour Esplanade, Docklands Drive, La Trobe Street and Spring Street. A complete circle takes around an hour.

Airport transfers

Melbourne’s main airport is Melbourne Airport, which locals also call Tullamarine. Information about getting to and from the airport by car, rideshare/taxi, or the SkyBus Express Bus Service is available on the airport website and their FAQ page. Depending on time of day, traffic to and from the airport varies.


If you will be travelling to Melbourne, you may wish to make the most of your trip by spending the weekend. Located in the southeastern corner of Australia, Melbourne is a vibrant and culturally rich city. The city’s streets are adorned with historic architecture, modern skyscrapers, and vibrant street art, creating a captivating blend of old and new. Explore the eclectic neighbourhoods of Melbourne, from Fitzroy’s trendy cafes and boutiques to the beachside charm of St Kilda. Each suburb contributes its unique character to Melbourne’s diverse tapestry.

Melbourne has earned its reputation as Australia’s culinary capital. The city’s laneways and arcades are home to an array of eateries, offering cuisines from around the world. Experience the bustling food markets, fine dining establishments, and hidden gems that make Melbourne a paradise for food enthusiasts.

The traditional custodians of the land on which Melbourne stands are the Wurundjeri people of the Kulin Nation. Melbourne acknowledges and respects the rich cultural heritage of the Wurundjeri, whose connection to the land remains an integral part of the city’s identity.