The conference will be held at the York Conference and Function Centre, located at the 99 on York Club in Sydney’s central business district. Located in the heart of Sydney and just 7 min walk from Town Hall or Wynyard Train Stations, it is a contemporary venue that will provide delegates with the right environment to immerse themselves in the conference and experience all that ARC 2017 has to offer.

The venue is located at:

York Conference and Function Centre
Level 2, 99 York Street
Sydney, NSW 2000

How to make your way to ARC

The York Conference and Function Centre a 6 minute walk (450 metres) from Town Hall Station or a 7 minute walk (550 metres) from Wynyard Station.

Getting Around Sydney

Train and bus services are available throughout most areas of Sydney, as well as ferry and light rail in selected areas. Uber services are also readily available in most areas.

The closest train stations to the conference venue are Town Hall and Wynyard stations (6-7 minute walk) and the closest train station to the preferred accommodation (Central Station Hotel) is Central Station.

See for more information, including timetables, maps and a trip planner.

To travel on public transport, you will require either an Opal card or an Opal single trip ticket. Adult and Child/Youth Opal single trip tickets for trains, ferries and light rail are available from Opal top up and single trip ticket machines at selected stations and wharves. Adult and Child/Youth single bus tickets can be purchased from the driver on board (except on PrePay bus services). For more information about Opal, visit the Opal website:

Arriving By Air

Sydney Airport

The closest airport to Sydney city is Sydney Airport ( Flights are available to / from Sydney from all major Australian cities and regional centres and major international airports. Upon arrival, connections to the city can be made by:


Trains depart from the airport stations to the city frequently and a one-way ticket (Adult) costs $17.90.

From the Domestic Airport Station, the journey takes 10 minutes to Central station, 20 minutes to Wynyard station and 22 minutes to Town Hall station. From the International Airport Station, the journey is 12 minutes to Central station, 23 minutes to Wynyard station and 25 minutes to Town Hall station.

Taxi or Uber

A taxi rank is available outside both domestic terminals (T2 and T3) and the international terminal (T1). Fares are approximately $45 - $55 (one-way) and the journey takes about 25 minutes. Uber services are also available from the airport.