Sofitel Brisbane Central
49 Turbot St
Brisbane City QLD 4000
Tel: +61 7 3835 3535

Getting to the Venue

Official Airline Partner

Qantas is delighted to be the exclusive airline partner for the APSAD Brisbane 2020 Conference being held in Brisbane. Qantas is offering registered delegates and travel partner’s special discounted airfares which are easily booked online via the dedicated booking portal on your conference registration travel page. When booking, use the allocated code to access these airfares. Please note: multiple stopover flights are excluded from this offer. Qantas is Australia’s largest domestic and international airline and is widely regarded as the world’s leading long distance airline. With a reputation for excellence in safety, operational reliability, and world-class customer service; Qantas offers a truly global network proposition for delegates travelling to Brisbane for the APSAD Brisbane 2020 Conference in November 2020.

Access Code:  APSAD20

What You Need to Know

The average November temperatures in Brisbane are between 19 and 29 degrees Celsius.

The city experiences a rainfall estimate of 100 mm of over 13 rainfall days. The average chance of a wet day over the course of November increases gradually, starting the month at 26 percent and ending it at 31 percent.

Health and Vaccinations
No vaccination certificates are required and hospitals provide a high standard of treatment. Medical services are not free to visitors so health insurance is recommended.

English is the common and everyday language in Brisbane.

Goods and Services Tax (GST)
GST of 10% is included in most purchases and cannot be claimed back by overseas visitors.

Tipping is not expected but you may wish to reward special service or kindness.

Smoke-Free Policies
It is illegal to smoke in many indoor spaces, including most workplaces, function and hospitality venues, cinemas, pubs and restaurants, as well as public transport. Cigarettes cannot be sold to anyone under 18.