The venue for the Wagga meeting is at the Conference Centre of Charles Sturt University, Wagga Wagga campus. Wagga Wagga, NSW, is roughly equally distant, and within driving distance (just under 500 km), from Sydney and Melbourne.

Accommodation

Comfortable student style accommodation is available within the University grounds. The air-conditioned rooms are constructed as single bed/study style accommodation, with access to shared bathroom and kitchen facilities. All cottages are a short walk from the Conference Centre. While staying on the grounds at Charles Sturt University, you are welcome to use the sporting facilities at the Wagga Wagga Campus, if available. These include outdoor swimming pool, gymnasium, tennis and squash courts.

Participants who prefer to book accommodation at a motel or hotel in Wagga itself should make their own arrangements, or contact the Event Unit at Charles Sturt University who can organise off campus accommodation for delegates. Special rates can be arranged for clients using the Convention Centre facilities.

About Charles Sturt University, Wagga Wagga Campus

The Charles Sturt University Winery is an integral part of Australia’s leading wine and food science school and, as such, is at the forefront of viticultural practices and wine making techniques. The Winery is located within the University grounds at Wagga Wagga. It was built in 1977 to support the Charles Sturt University teaching program. In 1990 the winery was restructured to become a commercial enterprise. The winery produces its own range of premium table, fortified and sparkling wines and has been awarded 22 trophies, 84 gold, 164 silver and 379 bronze medals in national wine shows.

The Charles Sturt University Cheese Factory was completed in 1998 with the Cheesemaker commencing in August of that year. Sales of cheese commenced in April 1999 from the Winery Cellar Door. As sales and reputation grew the distribution widened to stores throughout New South Wales and Victoria.

Address:

Charles Sturt University
Boorooma Street
North Wagga NSW

A map to the Wagga Wagga Campus is available here.

About Wagga Wagga

Wagga Wagga is in the centre of Australia’s population triangle between Sydney, Canberra, Melbourne and Adelaide. It is accessible by air and rail services from both major cities. A region of sweeping contrasts and natural beauty where there is time to enjoy and reflect.

Wagga Wagga is an ‘events’ City with major festivals occurring throughout the year. We have one of the longest main streets in Australia, which is lined with major national retailers, boutique stores, antique shops, commercial galleries and modern malls. The region also boasts an inland cultural oasis of live music, performing arts, galleries and arts & crafts. For futher information, visit www.waggawaggaaustralia.com.au/

Travel time (hours)

From: Car Train Plane
Sydney to Wagga Wagga 4.5 6 1
Melbourne to Wagga Wagga 5.5 5 1
Canberra to Wagga Wagga 2.5