Event Venue

The Congress will take place at the Brisbane Conference & Exhibition Centre (BCEC) on the Plaza Level.


Congress members have access to discount rates at a number of partner hotels in Brisbane. A limited number of discounted rooms are available at each hotel, so be sure to book early.

Please note: amendment and cancellation policies vary by hotel, so be sure to read policies carefully before booking. The WCSFP cannot make any changes to your bookings with the hotels.

The Rydges South Bank Brisbane is connected to the BCEC.
A limited number of rooms are available at the Congress member rate of $269 AUD/night (excluding credit card fees).


Congress welcomes Delta as our preferred airline, offering a discount to all members on round-trip flights to Brisbane between November 22 and December 5. To book, use meeting code NMSDA on the Book a Flight page or call 1.800.328.1111.

WCSFP Preferred Airline

Air Canada
Congress members can save 10% on Air Canada flights from Canada to Brisbane between November 20 and December 7 with promo code 2HCEHKM1.

Visa Information

There are two types of visas available to visitors from outside Australia.

An Electronic Travel Authority (ETA)
If you hold a citizen passport from the following countries, you can apply for the ETA online and the cost is $20 AUD.

  • Brunei
  • Canada
  • Hong Kong (SAR of China)
  • Japan
  • Malaysia
  • Singapore
  • South Korea
  • United States.

If you hold an eligible citizen passport from any of the other countries but cannot lodge your application online, you can apply at your nearest office outside Australia OR with a travel agent, airline or specialist service provider.

eVisitor Visa
European passport holders can apply online for an eVisitor visa.