Conference Venue

University of Melbourne, Parkville campus

  • Public Transport

    There are many public transport options for access to the University of Melbourne campus. Details can be found here.

  • Parking

    Ticketed parking is available at three locations within the Parkville campus, details can be found here. A number of other public car parks are also available within walking distance from the Parkville campus.

  • Accommodation

    The University has negotiated discounted rates with a number of accommodation providers within walking distance of the conference. Please click links in the table below for more information on each provider. Some providers require that you call to receive the negotiated discount - please inform your desired hotel that you will take part in the Melbourne School of Government Conference on Expertise at the University of Melbourne.

    Please note that these prices may change and are determined by the provider.

    Accommodation Single room rate
    (per night)
    Wi-Fi Walking distance
    to conference
    venue (mins)
    Arrow on Swanston $98 studio apartment Yes 19
    Ibis on Swanston $135 Yes 16
    Quest on Finlay
    (Email for discount rate)
    please check availability first
    $175 Yes 19
    Lygon Lodge
    (Email for discount rate)
    please check availability first
    From $150 Yes 17
    Best Western Plus Travel Inn Hotel $165 Yes 17
    Rydges on Swanston (direct booking link)From $220 (Incl breakfast) Yes 13