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THE-ICE 11th IPoE Forum 2017

Scholarly excellence in the age of compliance

13th – 16th November 2017

To be proudly hosted by William Angliss Institute

555 La Trobe St – Melbourne, Australia

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Transport information

The following information is provided to assist you with your travel needs when arriving in Melbourne, Australia to attend the 11th IPoE Forum

Arriving in Melbourne – by air

Melbourne Airport (also known as Tullarmarine Airport) is located approximately 25km north-west of the Melbourne’s CBD on the Tullamarine Freeway – less than 25 minutes by car. Tullamarine airport is the gateway for all international and majority of domestic arrivals and departures, with most international flights arriving at Terminal 2. The below information details how to travel from Melbourne Airport to Melbourne CBD.

Click here for airport services

Click here for customs/security check information upon arrival.

Australia’s Biosecurity Protection Act
It is important to note that Australia has very strict biosecurity measures, with many plant, wood and food based items prohibited, or requiring quarantine, to be bought into the country. Biosecurity controls at Australia’s borders has played a critical role in reducing risk and shaping our nation to become one of the few countries in the world to remain free from the world’s most severe pests and diseases, protecting our $32 billion agriculture export industries, as well as our unique environment, native flora and fauna, our tourism industries and lifestyle. There are severe penalties for failing to declare articles that are prohibited, restricted or for which you are required to pay duty/sales tax. For further information on what you can and cannot bring into Australia, please visit the Australian Department of Immigration an Board Protection Agency website.

Navigating to William Angliss Institute from Tullamarine Airport

William Angliss Institute is centrally located in the heart of the city of Melbourne.

Address: 555 La Trobe St – Melbourne, Australia
Phone: +61 3 9606 2111

The most direct means of transportation to William Angliss Institute from Tullamarine Airport is via taxi. However, the SkyBus is a free shuttle service offered by the city and airport in an effort to get passengers to and from Tullamarine Airport, as well as the cities depot at Southern Cross Station and passengers hotel. The SkyBus depot in the city is located approximately 750m from William Angliss Institute (see map).  

SkyBus

SkyBus offers Airport transfers to/from Melbourne city, operating 24/7, including all public holidays, running every 10 minutes. It is an extremely reliable service, where on arrival at Southern Cross Station in the city, SkyBus provides a complimentary hotel transfer service (subject to availability) during the following hours:

  • 6:00am – 10.30pm on Monday to Friday;
  • 7:00am – 7:00pm on Saturday and Sunday

For more information visit www.skybus.com.au.

Taxis

Melbourne taxis are a convenient way to get from the airport to your destination. You can catch a taxi from designated taxi ranks, unless you have pre-booked one. Taxi ranks are located on the ground floor outside Terminals 1 and between Terminal 2 and 3. Taxi ranks are located on the ground floor of the transport hub outside Terminal 4. If you have pre-booked a taxi to pick you up from the airport, the driver will park in the short term carpark and should meet you at the baggage carousel.

Getting Around Melbourne!

Trams

Trams are a major form of public transport in Melbourne, the capital city of the state of Victoria, Australia. As of May 2017, the Melbourne tramway network consists of 250 kilometres of track, 493 trams, 24 routes, and 1,763 tram stops. It is the largest urban tramway network in the world,[3] ahead of the networks in St Petersburg (205 km) and Upper Silesia (200 km), Berlin (190 km), Moscow (181 km) and Vienna (172 km).[4] Trams are the second most used form of public transport in overall boarding’s in Melbourne after the commuter railway network, with a total of 203.8 million passenger trips in 2015-16.[

The City Circle Tram is a Free Tram Service, with a stop just outside of the William Angliss Institute at Flagstaff Station. The City Circle tram service operates within Melbourne’s central business district. The service operates in a circular route passing major tourist attractions, as well as linking with other tram, train and bus routes in and around Melbourne. Trams run in both directions approximately every twelve minutes between 10am and 6pm Sunday to Wednesday and extended hours, 10am – 9pm Thursday, Friday and Saturday.
Clockwise service: Flinders Street > Harbour Esplanade > Docklands Drive > La Trobe Street > Victoria Street > Nicholson Street > Spring Street > Flinders Street.
Anti-clockwise service: Flinders Street > Spring Street > Nicholson Street > Victoria Parade > La Trobe Street > Docklands Drive > Harbour Esplanade > Flinders Street

Click here for more information on Melbourne Trams.

If you choose to travel on the extended tram (train and bus) network to get around Melbourne, you will be required to purchase a Myki travel card. This is the only form of payment accepted for public transport travel in Melbourne. Click here for more information on Myki travel cards.

You can buy a myki Explorer from:

  • Melbourne Visitor Centre in Federation Square
  • SkyBus terminals at Melbourne Airport and Southern Cross Station
  • PTV Hubs in Melbourne
  • the concierge desk at many hotels and accommodation providers.

Top up your myki card if you want to keep travelling on public transport.

Discounts and attractions

The myki Explorer includes special offers from the following attractions:

  • ACMI
  • Arts Centre Melbourne
  • Eureka Skydeck 88
  • Immigration Museum
  • MCG & National Sports Museum
  • Melbourne Museum
  • Melbourne Star Observation Wheel
  • O’Brien Group Arena
  • Old Melbourne Gaol
  • Puffing Billy
  • Queen Victoria Market
  • SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium

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