Host City - Sydney 


25-28 May 2017


Host City - Sydney

Just added! Check out this great blog of some of the best things to do in Sydney!

And if you're looking for dining options, we've made a list of some of the best places to eat


For just some of the exciting things to do while you're in Sydney, take a few minutes to watch the video for some ideas to get you started.

If you are interested in participating in any of these activites and would like more information, take a look at the links below or contact the Conference Secretariat on


DC Sydney Opera House NightSydney Opera House

The World-Heritage-listed Sydney Opera House is one of the world’s most recognized and celebrated buildings. The building contributes significantly to the cultural life of the city, through hosting events such as the Australian Ballet and the Australian Chamber Orchestra, and simply inspiring visitors with its dynamic architecture. Take one of the Sydney Opera House’s official tours and discover the history, magic and stories inside one of the greatest buildings of all time. Available in multiple languages. Click here to organise a tour.


DC The rocks2The Rocks
Get a sense of Sydney's past and head to The Rocks to explore the cobbled laneways, find great places to eat and shop, and have a drink in the oldest pubs in the country. Take a guided walking tour with a friendly local and hear tales about Sydney's past.
To find more information and book a tour please click here.



DC BridgeClimb Hero Shot LandscapeBridgeClimb Sydney
See Sydney like a local - take the climb of your life to the top of the Sydney Harbour Bridge with BridgeClimb Sydney. With our Climb Leaders as your guide, you will suit-up in our specially designed outdoor gear and ascend. From its fascinating underbelly to its summit, 134m above the Harbour, the Bridge is the pride of Sydney.  From dawn until dusk, the view from the top is always different. Climbs are available at dawn (limited departures), during the day, twilight or night. Don’t miss out on this unforgettable, and uniquely “Sydney” experience. To find out more information about BridgeClimb, please visit 


DC ZooTaronga Zoo
Uncover the secrets of the wild and get closer than ever on a guided Taronga Zoo tour.
Taronga Zoo is the city zoo of Sydney. A not-for-profit organization which, by paying a visit, will enable the individual to support work in the breeding of endangered species, research of animal health, and protection of wildlife in Australia and the rest of the world. To explore the facility, guests must walk between exhibits so it is essential to bring suitable clothes and sunscreen to protect youself from the elements. Frequently referred to as ‘The Zoo with a view,’ Taronga Zoo is a Sydney icon that possesses some of the finest views in the city.
Led by experienced guides, Taronga Zoo tours offer visitors a chance to meet native animals up-close in keeper-only areas! Click here to visit the website and see the different tour options to book a once in a lifetime experience.


DC Royal Botanic Gardens SydneyRoyal Botanic Gardens
The Royal Botanic Gardens, Sydney, is a place of natural beauty, where people come for peace, relaxation, education, and to learn more about plants and horticulture. The surrounding parkland of the Domain is a place for sport, entertainment and recreation.
The Garden tours provide interesting and interactive programs with a botanical, environmental and horticultural education focus for the entire community. To plan your visit, please click here.


DC manly scenic walkway sydney harbour.ashxSpit Bridge to Manly Walk
The Spit Bridge to Manly Scenic Walkway is a series of short tracks, mostly less than 1-2 km, including the Fairlight, Dobroyd and North Harbour walks. Each track covers a themed section of the harbour, so covering all of them in one walk is a great way to experience the diversity of Sydney Harbour’s bays, beaches and bushland.Starting at the Spit Bridge in Seaforth, the walk highlights coastal cliffs and views of Middle Harbour and the Pacific Ocean beyond. The full walk is 10km, a 3 hour walk, have lunch in Manly and then catch a ferry back to Circular Quay. For full details of the walk go to

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