The Australasian Melanoma Conference 2016

General Information

Airport Transfers

Sofitel Sydney Wentworth is 10km from the International Airport and takes approximately 30 minutes to reach by car. A taxi costs approximately A$50 depending on the time of day and traffic conditions.

A regular airport to city bus service operates from approximately 0600 to 2100 hours (not recommended for those with large amounts of luggage). Any queries please see the Travellers Information Desk at the Airport.

You can also reach the Sofitel Sydney Wentworth from the airport by taking the airport train which takes 13 minutes and is A$17.00 per person each way. The closest train stations to the Sydney Sofitel Wentworth on the airport line are Wynyard Station and the Circular Quay Station.

Eating Out

There is a multitude of dining options close to the Conference venue in the Sydney CBD as well as the surrounding suburbs of Surry Hills, Woolloomooloo, Points Point, Darling Harbour, Pyrmont and Newtown.

Goods and services tax (GST)

All prices quoted on this website are inclusive of 10% GST (Goods & Services Tax), unless otherwise specified. GST applies to most goods and services in Australia.


Registration fees do not include insurance of any kind. It is strongly recommended that at the time you register for the conference and book your travel you take out an insurance policy of your choice. The policy should include

  • loss of fees/deposit through cancellation of your participation in the conference,
  • or through cancellation of the conference,
  • loss of international/domestic air fares through cancellation for any reason,
  • loss of tour monies through cancellation for any reason including airline or related services strikes within Australia,
  • failure to utilise tours or pre booked arrangements due to airline delay, Force Majeure or any other reason,
  • medical expenses (including sickness and accident cover),
  • loss or damage to personal property,
  • additional expenses and repatriation should travel arrangements have to be altered.

The conference managers cannot take any responsibility for any participant failing to arrange their own insurance.


The official and most widely spoken language in Australia is English, and is also the official language for the Conference.


Parking is available at the Conference venue. Entry to the carpark is on the street behind the Sofitel Sydney Wentworth entrance and is on Blight Street.

For guests of the hotel the parking costs A$53.00 for 24 hours.

For delegates who are not guests at the hotel and wish to use the car park, please visit the Secure Parking website by clicking here.

To view Wilsons Parking which has other parking stations nearby the venue, please click here.


The Conference hosts and organisers have arranged for photography onsite throughout the Conference. The images may be used for post-Conference reports, case studies, marketing collateral and supplied to industry media if requested. If you do not wish for your photo to be taken, please advise the photographer and move out of camera range.


Australia introduced the Privacy Amendment (Private Sector) Act 2012 in March 2014.  The Conference Managers comply with such legislation which is designed to protect the right of the individual to privacy of their information.  Information collected in respect of proposed participation in any aspect of the Conference will be only used for the purposes of planning and conduct of the Conference and may also be provided to the organising body or to organisers of future events. Further information on Privacy Laws in Australia can be found here:

It is also usual to produce a ‘Delegate List’ of attendees at the Conference and to include the individual’s details in such a list.   Consent for publication of the individual’s information may be withheld when completing the Registration Form for the Conference. Individuals are also entitled to access the information held by written application to the Conference Managers


Sydney shops open from 0900 to 1700 during the week with late night shopping on Thursday with shops closing at 2100. On Saturdays and Sundays most shops are open from 0900 to 1900.

Registrations have closed

Conference Managers

Arinex Pty Ltd
ABN 28 000 386 676
Level 10, 51 Druitt Street, Sydney, NSW 2000
Ph: +61 2 9265 0700
Fax: +61 2 9267 5443