Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre

Cnr Merivale and Glenelg Streets
South Bank, Queensland 4101 Australia
(Entry via the Grey Street entrance)

The Congress will be held on the Plaza Level of the Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre (BCEC).

Plenary sessions will be held in Plaza Auditorium.

The exhibition area & catering will be located in the Plaza Ballroom.


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Brisbane is a compact, connected city, ideal for walking and getting around via the many scenic river and bridge walks. The city's efficient transport network makes it easy for visitors to find their way about the city.  The Centre's central city location is convenient for visitors with easy and direct access to an efficient citywide transport network of buses, trains, taxis and the river's high-speed regular CityCat service. The city to airport Airtrain operates from the South Brisbane train station, adjacent to the Convention Centre.  The City's international and domestic airports are only a 20 minute taxi ride from the city centre and the Convention Centre.

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Airtrain - Catch the Airtrain from South Brisbane station to Brisbane’s international and domestic airports. Tickets are available for this service from the Client and Visitors Services Centre located in the Main Foyer. 

Bus Services – South Bank is serviced by two bus stations: The Cultural Centre Station on Melbourne Street and the South Bank Busway Station cnr of Colchester and Tribune Streets, South Bank. A free city loop bus service circles Brisbane’s Central Business District including South Bank.

CityCats – A popular and speedy way to travel the river. The CityCat terminal is located outside the riverside restaurants on the riverside promenade. CityCats operate daily from 5.30am to 10.30pm.

Trains - There are two train stations within a five minute walk of the Centre. South Bank Station accessed from Tribune Street and South Brisbane Railway Station adjacent to the Convention Centre in Grey Street.

For information about public transport visit For more information on go card, transfer rules and alternative services or call 13 12 30 anytime.

Taxi – Taxi ranks are located outside the main entrance to the Convention Centre, at Mantra South Bank in Grey Street and there is a taxi drop off located at the Grey Street main entrance.

Parking - The Centre provides undercover parking for 1500 vehicles, accessed by Merivale Street, with direct lift access to the Centre's convention and exhibition facilities. For faster exit at our car parks and for the convenience of our patrons, the Centre has installed a new automated parking system which allows you to enter and exit the car park using your credit card. The fast pay initiative works by inserting your credit card on entry, then again on exit through the automated exit lanes.  This makes exiting the car parks an easier, faster process.

For more information on fees and parking at BCEC, click here.


The BCEC App provides valuable information about the BCEC and surrounding precint area. It is available for both iPhone  and Android. 

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IFHE is working closely with the South Bank Concierge Program – a new initiative 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 IFHE Congress delegates.

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

Visit now to unlock incredible conference exclusives as an IFHE Congress delegate.

NOTE: All delegates will be provided a South Bank VIP card in the delegate satchel and you will be required to show your conference lanyard as proof when using your South Bank VIP card.