Special room rates have been secured for delegates attending ESA10. All accommodation rates quoted are in Australian dollars, inclusive of GST and are per room, per night (room only) and are subject to availability. A credit card guarantee or a deposit of one night’s accommodation must be forwarded with your Conference registration to secure your booking. Deposits will be passed on to the hotels and delegates are responsible for paying the full balance of their account and all incidentals on departure from the hotel. The hotel will be responsible for issuing tax invoices for accommodation payments upon check out.

Closing Date

The closing date for accommodation bookings through the Conference organisers is Thursday 4 November 2010. Bookings made after 4 November 2010 should be made directly with the hotel. Bookings made direct with the hotel will be subject to availability and Conference rates may not apply. The hotel will issue a tax invoice for accommodation. All alterations or cancellations to accommodation should be made via the Conference Secretariat in writing. Some hotels may apply a cancellation fee of the first night’s deposit for cancellation of reservations. Accommodation deposits may also be forfeited if the room is not occupied on the requested ‘check in’ date.

Change of Booking

Amendments to accommodation bookings will only be accepted in writing to the Conference Secretariat by fax to 02 6281 1336 or email to


Cancellations must be advised in writing to the Conference Secretariat. Cancellations received within 30 days of arrival may attract a penalty of one night’s accommodation. Cancellations within 48 hours or failing to arrive on the specified check in date may incur a cancellation or ‘no show’ fee, which can be up to the equivalent of the full value of the booked accommodation.


University House

1 Balmain Crescent, Acton

Located on the grounds of the Australian National University and is set in a leafy enclave, University House offers guests a sanctuary from the hustle and bustle of the city centre, while only being a short stroll from all its attractions.

Single Room, Shared Bathroom


Twin Room, Single Occupancy


Twin Room, Double Occupancy


Superior Suite, Single Occupancy


Superior Suite, Double Occupancy


Novotel Canberra

65 Northbourne Avenue, Canberra

Respected as one of Canberra’s finest 4.5 star hotels, Novotel Canberra is located on Northbourne Avenue, the gateway to the city. Conveniently nestled in the heart of the retail and entertainment centre, Novotel Canberra is within walking distance of the city’s major attractions and the conference venue.

Standard Room


Rydges Lakeside Canberrs

1 London Circuit, Canberra

Rydges Lakeside Canberra, a hotel of tradition and warmth, boasts a city centre location on the shores of Lake Burley Griffin. The Canberra CBD location, spectacular views, outstanding accommodation and exemplary service ensure that guests are treated to a memorable stay in the Nation’s Capital.

Standard Room


Medina Executive James Court

74 Northbourne Avenue, Canberra

Medina Executive James Court offers serviced apartments, and is handy to all the facilities and landmarks that this elegant city boasts: Capital Hill and Parliament House, Canberra’s Casino, National Convention Centre, National Art Gallery, Questacon and the War Memorial. From the Hotel you can also take picturesque walks around Lake Burley Griffin.

2 Bedroom Apartment


Canberra City YHA

7 Akuna Street, Canberra City
T: 02 6248 9155

Located in the heart of the Nation’s Capital, Canberra City YHA facilities include cafe, indoor pool/spa/sauna, internet, fully-equipped kitchen and rooftop BBQ area. Delegates can choose from 10 Share Mixed, 4 Share Female, 4 Share Male or Twin/Double rooms.

Please note: Bookings at the Canberra City YHA cannot be made through the Conference Secretariat. Please contact this venue directly on the phone number listed above.