2017 AAP Conference 


Getting around Adelaide

Pre and post-conference tours

Student accommodation

The University of Adelaide’s residential colleges are pleased to offer visiting delegates at the AAP conference the following options for single room accommodation (with the inclusion of breakfast and dinner if required) during the week of 1-7 July. Please enquire direct with the colleges closer to the time, and mention that you are attending the AAP conference.

St Ann’s College 187 Brougham Place, North Adelaide, 



+61(0)8 8267 1478

Rates and details can be found on their site. Please contact the college direct to request a visitor agreement.

Kathleen Lumley College 51 Finniss Street North Adelaide 

+61(0)8 8267 3270



Gallery: kathleenlumleycollege.com.au/photo-gallery

Single student rooms - $65/night (including breakfast and dinner)

A small number of non-student visitor rooms may also be available - $99/night (including breakfast and dinner)

Hotel accommodation

Special hotel rates for AAP delegates are available at two centrally located hotels, within a short walk of the conference venue.

Ibis Hotel  122 Grenfell Street 

4*, $127 per night


+61(8) 1595588

Book via this passkey: accorasiapacificpartners.com/aap2017

Crowne Plaza Hotel  16 Hindmarsh Square, Adelaide (4.5*, $185 per night)



Book via this passkey: aws.passkey.com/event/16427898/owner/3457590/home 

Many other hotel and serviced apartments lay within a 5-minute walk of the venue and at various price points, including the following options:

Majestic Roof Garden Hotel  55 Frome Street


Mantra Hotel  55 - 57 Hindmarsh Square


Mantra Serviced Apartments  88 Frome Street

Playford Hotel  120 North Terrace

Stamford Plaza Hotel 150 North Terrace

Mansions on Pulteney  21 Pulteney Street

Oaks Embassy Apartments
 96 North Terrace

Getting around Adelaide

Adelaide Airport is around 7km and a $15 cab fare (approx.) from the CBD. As well as taxi and Uber options for getting out and around in Adelaide, the public transport network of trains, trams and buses is easy to use - see www.adelaidemetro.com.au for details. Tickets can be purchased on board from drivers or vending machines. As a guide, single trip tickets cost from $2.50 and an unlimited daytrip ticket is $10. 

The AAP conference venue will be the Lower Napier Building at the North Terrace campus of The University of Adelaide – see map reference L12. The venue is a short walk from many city café, restaurant and bar options.

The City-Glenelg tram is a popular option for visitors wanting to see something other than the CBD. The tram stops in front of the Adelaide Railway Station, runs along King William Street and then to Glenelg via the south-western suburbs of Adelaide. The trip takes around 30 minutes and terminates in Moseley Square at Glenelg, the site of the 1836 proclamation of the colony of South Australia and now a popular seaside resort. As well as the beach, Glenelg offers a wide range of shops, accommodation and cafes along and around Jetty Road.

North Adelaide is a short bus ride or 30-minute walk from the city – most of the buses running north along King William Street travel via O’Connell Street, which bisects the gracious, tree-lined streets of North Adelaide, worth a look around for its character homes, squares, pubs and other grand stone buildings. O’Connell Street itself has many pleasant shopping and dining offerings, and is a short walk from St Peters Cathedral and Adelaide Oval.

Also just on the fringes of the city and worth visiting for the shopping, character buildings, cafes and restaurants are Norwood Parade and King William Road, Hyde Park, both easily doable with public transport. 

An independent visit to the Adelaide Hills is best done with a hire car, or a chauffeured vehicle - try Hughes Cars for prestige vehicles and knowledgeable drivers at your service. 

There are several taxi ranks in the city, and two of the biggest taxi companies are Yellow Cabs (call 13 2227) and 

Suburban Taxis (call 131 008).

Pre and post-conference tours

Adelaide is one of the world’s most walkable cities, and offers a range of cultural, shopping, gastronomic and sporting attractions within the CBD and environs. With a plethora of quirky and cosy bars showcasing SA’s fabulous wines and craft beers, the famous Central Market, and great cafes and restaurants, you’ll be spoiled for wining and dining choices. Outside the city, there are world-famous wine regions, unique coastal towns and the heritage, character and beautiful scenery of the Adelaide Hills to explore. Further afield, but still doable as a long day trip, Kangaroo Island awaits, combining fascinating history, abundant wildlife and a pristine natural environment.

Adelaide Sightseeing offers both private and public tours. The public tour options range in price from $56 for a half-day city highlights tour to $275 for the full-day return trip to Kangaroo Island’s Seal Bay. 

See www.adelaidesightseeing.com.au for more information and online bookings.

Childcare centres near University of Adelaide

The University of Adelaide on-campus childcare centre DOES NOT PROVIDE CASUAL CARE

Google the following for websites.  Phone to ascertain availability of casual care.

Chancery Lane Montessori Pre-School 

21 Chancery Lane, Adelaide  (08) 82337323

MacKinnon Parade Children’s Centre

MacKinnon Parade, North Adelaide (08) 82672270

City Community Children’s Centre

104 Gilbert St., Adelaide (08) 82122377

Ladybird Manor Montessori Childcare

121-139 Grote St., Adelaide (08)82121350

SA Adelaide Language Centre

43 Angus St., Adelaide (08) 82173251

Grey Ward Children’s Centre

253 Wright St., Adelaide (08) 82319195

Halifax Street Children’s Centre

257 Halifax St., Adelaide (08) 82232240

City West Childcare Centre

Corner Phillip & Clarendon St’s., Adelaide (08)82124266

Rah Community Childcare Centre

North Terrace, Adelaide (08) 82225880

Catholic Women’s League 

Community Children’s Centre

178 East Terrace, Adelaide (08) 82235469

Overseas visitors must have a valid visa to travel to, and enter, Australia. This has only been introduced in the past few years and might catch some by surprise.

Visitors from the United States, Canada, Britain and Singapore (and selected other countries) can apply online through the Electronic Travel Authority (ETA). 


Cost $20.00 AUD

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