Frequently Asked Questions

What do I require as an International traveller?
If you are an international traveller you must have a valid passport and visa (with the exception of some New Zealand passport holders) before travelling to Australia.

It is advised that all travellers should apply for their Australian visa well in advance of their expected departure date. For more information please refer to the visa information section on our website.


Where is the forum being held?
The Forum is being held at Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre, located at Merivale St & Glenelg Street, South Brisbane QLD 4101. This is located right on the South Bank, with excellent transport links and nearby accommodation options. For more information about the venue please click here.

Getting to BCEC
Located in the heart of South Brisbane, BCEC is easily accessible by public transport, train and ferry. Plan your trip from accommodation to forum here.

Secure car parking is available and conveniently located within the BCEC precinct.

BCEC has multiple public access points with step-free access. For more information on how to get to BCEC please click here.


How do I get around Brisbane?
Brisbane is easily accessible by car, train, bus and taxi. Please refer to the travel information page to find out more.

How do I use public transport?
Brisbane offers easy travel on trains, buses and ferries. The best way to pay your fares is via the Go card, a smart card which allows you to load funds for any kind of public transport.

Go cards can be purchased online, at a Go card retailer, at selected transport customer service centres and shops.

For more information visit Translink.


What to do in Brisbane?
Australia’s New World City, Brisbane is the third largest city in Australia and the capital of the State of Queensland.

For more information on Brisbane please refer to the destination page.


What will the weather be like in Brisbane?
May is the quite nice. The high seasonal norm is 24°C. On average, the recorded minimum temperature is 15°C. The average day temperature is approximately 19°C. Light jackets are recommended for air conditioned Congress session rooms.

What is the time zone in Brisbane?
In May, Brisbane operates on Australian Eastern Standard Time (GMT+10)

Getting from the airport to ITS AP Forum
There are three main ways you can get to Brisbane from the airport. You can hire a care, take a train or take a taxi.

Hire a car
The drive from Brisbane Airport to the city centre can take approximately 20 – 25 minutes.
There are several international and local car hire companies available at Brisbane Airport. Please refer to the local travel information section on our website for more information.

Train – Airport link
The Airport link is a convenient way to reach the inner city of Brisbane. Trains run approximately every 15 minutes and the trip is approximately 15 minutes. The cost of a one way adult ticket is AU$15.00

Taxi
There are a range of taxis you can order from the airport. Alternatively you can hail a taxi at the ranks outside Terminals 1, 2 and 3. A trip from the Airport to the city centre will cost approximately AU$35.


Are there visitor information centres in Brisbane?
Yes, there are 5 information centres around Brisbane. Alternatively your hotel may be able to assist with your sightseeing queries.

Who do I contact if I want more information?
Please get in touch with us if you have further questions:
MCI Australia
T: +61 7 3858 5400
E: [email protected]